RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST, Per Diem

Radiology/Imaging/Ultrasound Leominster, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Health - HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital

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Requisition #:  226433
Title:  
Radiology Technologist - Per Diem 
Department: 
RADIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC 
Shift: Day shift, including weekend and holiday rotation per department schedule.
Status: 
Non-Exempt
Union:
Non Union 
Hours: 
 8 Hour shifts  - Per Diem 
Posting Date:  04/08/2022
Location: Leominster and Clinton

Position Summary: 

The Radiological Technologist operates or oversees operation of radiologic equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.  The Radiological Technologist is responsible for monitoring and maintaining essential patient care and safety including practicing ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable).

Major Responsibilities:

  • Follows all Quality Control policies and procedures for compliance with departmental, local, state and federal regulations
  • Uses radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations, hospital policy, and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Greets patients politely and efficiently.
  • Takes thorough and accurate patient medical histories.
  • Clearly explains procedures to patients in English and observes patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan.

 Position Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiological Technology program.
  • Prior experience as a Radiological Technologist preferred.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Thoroughly knowledgeable in anatomy, patient positioning, examination techniques, equipment protocols, radiation safety, radiation protection and basic patient care.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English with patients to explain procedures while making them as comfortable as possible.
  • Ability to follow and comply with procedures, policies and regulations.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaborate with medical staff, personnel, students, and patients.
  • Ability to read, write and speak clearly in English.


LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC.:

  • Registered by the ARRT or registry eligible. 
  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Radiation Control Program. 
  • Must maintain license annually.  
  • CPR certification required.

Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description may be substituted for the above requirements. 

 

Standards of Respect: