Radiology Technologist II, CT Scan

Radiology/Imaging/Ultrasound Worcestrer, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

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Requisition #:   215024
Title: Radiology Technologist II, CT Scan
Department: CAT Scan
Grade: TEC12
Shift:  Mixed
Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: As Needed
Shift Length: 10 hours

Experienced Registered CT Technologist that can multitask and work in a fast pace environment. Flexible and dependable willing to cover a minimum of four shifts per month.
Experience on Siemens 128 slice scanner preferred Epic trained preferred

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of technical radiologic procedures using standard, portable and/or specialized x–ray equipment to apply prescribed ionizing radiation in order to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients' illnesses and injuries. Performs related tasks such as assisting patients in positioning for correct anatomical exposure, maintaining order and cleanliness of work area and performing routine clerical tasks.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Prepares patient for exams as required and insures patient comfort and modesty at all times. Obtains and examines the requisition for imaging examination. Always checks patient identification band for inpatients and two methods of identification for outpatients before any procedure is performed. Obtains informed consent and/or contrast questionnaire when appropriate and consults with appropriate Radiologist regarding contrast administration, imaging protocols.
  • Participates in transfer of patients if needed, positions and instructs patients regarding the procedure in order to obtain and effect the desired screening/diagnostic results as specified by the physician.
  • Follows all department established and appropriate policies and procedures as required. Makes changes and adjustments to techniques as required by observance of physician, Supervisor and self–improvement and initiative.
  • Provides protection according to department policy to unaffected areas of the body from radiation exposure in accordance with prescribed safety standards.

Position Qualifications:

Experienced Registered CT Technologist that can multitask and work in a fast pace environment. Flexible and dependable willing to cover a minimum of four shifts per month.
Experience on Siemens 128 slice scanner preferred, Epic trained preferred

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

ARRT certification in Radiology is required. RTR licensure in Commonwealth Massachusetts is required. BLS certification is required. Maintaining all area specific CEUs for ARRT, DPH according to regpation is required. Some specialty modapties may require additional formal training and certification.

Standards of Respect: