Radiology Technologist II, CT Scan

Radiology/Imaging/Ultrasound Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center


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Requisition #: 201257
Title: Technologist Rad II – CT Scan
Department: Radiology
Grade: TEC13
Posting Date: December 18, 2019
Shift: Evenings
Status: Non-Exempt
Union:  SHARE
Hours:  20 hours
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus

Schedule will consists of eight hour shifts,  two days one week, three the other with flex start time from 2pm to 3pm and one weekend a month, 2nd shift, 3 holiday a year..

Position Summary:

Prepares patient for exams as required and insures patient comfort and modesty at all times. Performs Computerized Axial Tomography Scan procedures according to department procedure using standard C.A.T. Scan equipment to apply prescribed ionizing radiation in order to assist physicians in the screening and diagnosis of patient illness and injury for patients of all ages. 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. Works as technologist and performs duties in other areas and/or modalities as necessary. 

Major Responsibilities:
  • Provides care for the psychological and physical needs of patients for C. A. T. scans. Prepares patient for exams as required and insures patient comfort and modesty at all times. Obtains and reviews the requisition for C. A. T. Scan. Properly identifies patients according to the NPSG. Reviews Radiologist imaging protocol, patient questionnaire and medication home list before any procedure is performed.
  • Participates in transfer of patients if needed, positions and instructs patients regarding the procedure in order to obtain the desired diagnostic image and results.
  • Follows all department established and appropriate policies and procedures as required. Makes changes and adjustments to techniques as required by observance of Radiologist to obtain a high quality study with the lowest possible dose.
  • Provides protection to unaffected areas of the body from radiation exposure utilizing lead shields in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Performs complex specialized tasks associated with the performance of CAT scans. Sets up and operates CT Scanner for all CT interventional studies, which include biopsies, drainage, aspirations, and spinal injections.

Position Qualifications:

Experienced Registered CT technologist with ability to work in a fast pace environment. Seimen's 128 experience preferred, Epic EMR and Agfa PACS working knowledge preferred.
Remaining requirements according to job description.

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

ARRT certification in Radiology is required. RTR licensure in Commonwealth Massachusetts is required. BLS certification is required.

Experience/Skills:

Required:

CT modality requires a Sub-specialty (CT) certification within 1 year of employment. Maintaining all area specific CEUs for ARRT, DPH according to regulation is required.

Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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