Radiology Tech per diem

Description:

Under general supervision of the Supervisor of Diagnostic Radiology, takes radiographs of all age patients, various organs, anatomical areas, and body systems which will assist the physician in diagnoses and treatments. Performs related clerical duties. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Obtains and records appropriate patient clinical information and or history; makes a psychological and physical assessment of each patient, making adjustments in the standard radiographic procedures and techniques to accommodate patient size, age, or condition, using Universal Precautions. 2. Assists, transfers, and positions patients as needed, ensuring their modesty and physical safety, utilizing auxiliary equipment and/or devices needed. Protective devices and/or shields are used unless contraindicated. 3. Operates all radiographic equipment (including portable equipment), safely utilizing ALARA principles, assisting physicians when necessary; operates all related equipment used during filming and processing of radiograms. Processes radiographs, checks radiographs to ensure quality and accuracy. 4. Checks operation of equipment; maintains cleanliness of tables and equipment to prevent cross contamination of contagious diseases; keeps rooms well stocked with linen and necessary supplies; when needed, assembles films and film jackets for reading by the Radiologist.5. Keeps up to date with changes in the field of radiolographic technology by in-service study, attending courses or seminars as necessary and/or recommended, and participating in professional organizations

Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Level of knowledge equivalent to that acquired through completion of an Associate's Degree in radiological Technology. 2. Registration or registry eligible by the American Registry of radiological Technologists (ARRT). Licensure to operate radiology equipment in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. WORKING CONDITIONS: 1. Patient care environment. Constant walking and standing, lifting and positioning of patients in difficult positions, pushing and pulling and operating of moderately heavy equipment. 2. Limited exposure to radiation and processing chemicals and or fumes. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities associated with the job.

Category: Imaging and Radiology

Primary Location: Framingham, MA

Hospital/Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital

Shift Type: Rotating