Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 10/16/2020

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

A Multi-Modal Technologist will perform imaging procedures while adhering to established guidelines and assisting in the training of new technologists; will work under the supervision of the modality supervisory technologist and modality medical director. Technologist will: - Perform all technical procedures within the respective modality sections as described in the Radiology Policy Manual. - Meet the technical competency requirements for the position. - Maintain an effective working relationship with all staff. - Participate in professional education programs, patient/staff safety initiatives, and quality assurance/ improvement activities. Contributes to the efficient operation of the department, ensuring quality and continuity of patient care including variation of modality assignment to meet the needs of the patient volume

Job Functions

Performs all technical procedures within their respective modality sections as described in the Radiology Policy Manual.

Meets the technical competency requirements for the position.

Maintains an effective working relationship with all staff.

Participates in professional education programs, patient/staff safety initiatives, and quality assurance/ improvement activities.

Responsibilities - General

Adheres to established policies and procedures and maintain open communication with departmental leadership and other staff regarding patient care delivery, technical operations, equipment utilization, regulatory compliance, and continuing education.

Ensures that all patients have a thorough understanding of the procedure to be performed and communicate relevant information in a compassionate and professional manner to patients undergoing procedures.

Works with technologists and support staff to coordinate patient flow by monitoring hospital information and scheduling systems.

Participates in departmental and institutional quality assurance/improvement programs and adhere to required infection control, environmental care, radiation safety, and general safety procedures to ensure overall patient, staff, and public safety.

Monitors and performs required quality control on all imaging instrumentation, survey meters, calibrators, and other devices to ensure appropriate functionality and coordination of required service.

Optimally performs all technical procedures associated within respective modalities and assists in imaging procedures as directed by the radiologist as well as perform complicated intravenous and intramuscular injections as required by modality and in accordance with HWPs.

Performs routine back-up, transfer, archive and retrieval of imaging studies and maintain all necessary records and reports in a correct, timely, and efficient manner as well as create and evaluate softcopy and hardcopy production as needed.

Ensures that all Federal, State, and local regulatory, accreditation, and organizational guidelines are met when performing job functions including during the receipt, administration, storage, disposal, and general management of radiology pharmaceuticals, supplies, and materials.

Ensures quality patient care by helping to establish an orderly, clean, caring, and professional environment.

Maintains departmental stocks and supplies and assist in managing an appropriate and fiscally responsible supply inventory by adhering to the established materials management program.

Ensures that business and patient information (e.g., images, demographics and reports) is properly handled with proper measures dedicated to the maintenance of security and confidentiality.

Performs other duties as needed.

For Angiography (Interventional Radiology and OR Hybrid Room), CT, MRI, Radiography Technologists: establishes intravenous access; administers imaging contrast media as directed by departmental policies and procedures and HWPs.

For Angiography (OR Hybrid Room), documents relevant procedural information (hemodynamics, inventory usage) and images via the cardiovascular information systems, (C-PACS) imaging system.

For Nuclear Medicine Technologists: establishes intravenous access; administers radiopharmaceutical imaging agents as directed by departmental policies and procedures and HWPs.

For Angiography (Interventional Radiology and OR Hybrid Room), CT, Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Radiography, and Ultrasonography Technologists: applies room/cylinder oxygen via mask/nasal cannula per order.

Responsibilities - Staff (by modality)

Angiography Technologist (Interventional Radiology and OR Hybrid Room): will perform radiographic procedures; will work under the supervision of the modality supervisory technologist and modality medical director.

CT Technologist: will perform computed tomography procedures while adhering to established guidelines and assisting in the training of new technologists; will work under the supervision of the modality supervisory technologist and modality medical director.

Mammography Technologist: will perform screening and diagnostic mammographic procedures as well as bone densitometry and may also encompass the responsibilities of a Radiography Technologist; will work under the supervision of the modality supervisory technologist and modality medical director.

MRI Technologist: will perform procedures magnetic resonance imaging procedures; will work under the supervision of the modality supervisory technologist and modality medical director.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist: will perform nuclear medicine procedures; will work under the supervision of the modality supervisory technologist and modality medical director.

Radiography Technologist: will perform radiographic procedures; will work under the supervision of the modality supervisory technologist and modality medical director.

Ultrasonography Technologist: will perform ultrasonography procedures including abdominal, gynecological, O/B, and vascular exams; will work under the supervision of the modality supervisory technologist and modality medical director.

Management of Time and Resources:

Completes work assignments within an acceptable time frame.

Uses time and resources to the best possible advantage for successful completion of job responsibilities.

Develops and maintains efficient working relationships.

Is reliable in respect to attendance and punctuality.

Recognizes the importance of team efforts and partners with others to achieve positive outcomes.

Quality:

Is part of a team effort to ensure quality services.

Offers creative solutions or alternatives to issues or concerns.

Produces quality results.

Continually strives to improve the quality of work.

Accepts responsibility for all work performed and takes appropriate corrective action as needed

Is cooperative in interactions, treating customers with courtesy, respect and compassion.

Is patient when responding to questions and answers questions appropriately.

Responds to requests in a timely manner.

Handles interruptions in a skillful way.

Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.

Strives to prevent/resolve customer concerns to the customer’s satisfaction

Is responsible for ongoing development of his/her work skills through the use of available resources (i.e.: inservices, formal educational programs, other work groups and on-the-job training).

Attends and participates in staff meetings and inservices and/or reviews documentation as required.

Assists in the orientation of others and actively participates in mentoring.

Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.

Recognizes and seeks assistance/consultation when appropriate.

Demonstrates an understanding of relevant Hospital and all-departmental policies and procedures including safety issues.

Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by Hospital and where they are located.

Ability to use computers

Ability to speak, read, and write in English

Ability to hear and respond to staff and patient needs

Ability to physically position patients

Ability to manipulate imaging equipment

Required Qualifications:

Current AHA BLS certification

Qualifications as described by modality below. Note: a Multi-Modality Technologist must work as needed in two (2) or more of the modalities below:

Radiography Technologist

Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography (Full/General) license; and Current ARRT registered certification in Radiography with RT(R) designation. For recent radiologic technology graduate only: ARRT registered certification eligibility in Radiography with RT(R); must obtain registered certification within 12 months of hire and prior to the expiration of a temporary Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography (Full/General) license.

Computed Tomography Technologist

Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography (Full/General) license, and/or Nuclear Medicine license, and/or Radiation Therapy license; and Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography Computed Tomography license; and Current ARRT registered certification in Radiography with RT(R) designation and Computed Tomography with RT(CT) designation; and/or Current NMTCB registered certification in Nuclear Medicine with CNMT designation.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist

Current ARRT registered certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging with RT(MR) designation; and Preferred additional registered current ARRT registered certification in Radiography with RT(R) designation; and Preferred additional current Massachusetts DPH Radiologist Technologist Radiography (Full/General) license.

Mammography Technologist

Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography (Full/General) license and Mammography license; and Current ARRT registered certification in Radiography with RT(R) designation and Mammography with RT(M) designation.

Angiography (Interventional Radiology) Technologist

Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography (Full/General) license; and Current ARRT registered certification in Radiography with RT(R) designation; and Preferred additional current ARRT registered certification in Vascular-Interventional radiography with RT(VI) designation and/or preferred additional current Cardiac-Interventional radiography with RT(CI) designation and/or preferred additional current Cardio-Vascular interventional radiography with RT(CV) designation; and Current ACLS certification with American Heart Association obtained within 6 months of hire.

Angiography (OR Hybrid Room) Technologist

Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography (Full/General) license; and Current ARRT registered certification in Radiography with RT(R) designation; and Preferred additional current ARRT registered certification in Vascular-Interventional radiography with RT(VI) designation and/or preferred additional current Cardiac-Interventional radiography with RT(CI) designation and/or preferred additional current Cardio-Vascular interventional radiography with RT(CV) designation; and Current ACLS certification with American Heart Association obtained within 6 months of hire.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Nuclear Medicine license; and Current ARRT registered certification in Nuclear Medicine with RT(N) designation; and/or Current NMTCB registered certification in Nuclear Medicine Technology with CNMT designation. For technologists performing SPECT-CT Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Nuclear Medicine license SPECT-CT endorsement and/or current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Nuclear Medicine license CT endorsement and/or current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography (Full/General) license.

Ultrasound Technologist

Current ARDMS registered certification in Abdomen with RDMS(AB) designation and/or current ARDMS registered certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology with RDMS(OB/GYN) designation and/or current ARRT registered certification in Sonography with RT(S) designation.

For technologists performing nuchal translucency sonography: Current NTQR or equivalent Nuchal Translucency registered certification within 18 months of hire*

For technologists performing vascular sonography: Current ARDMS registered certification in Vascular Technology with RVT designation and/or additional current CCI registered certification as a Registered Vascular Specialist with RVS designation and/or additional current ARRT registered certification in Vascular Sonography with RT(VS) designation*

For technologists performing breast sonography: Current ARRT registered certification in Breast Sonography with RT(BS) designation and/or additional current ARDMS registered certification in Breast with RDMS(BR) designation*

Preferred additional current ARDMS registered certification in Musculoskeletal with RMSKS designation*

Preferred additional current ARDMS registered certification in Pediatric Sonography with RDMS(PS) designation*

Preferred additional current ARDMS registered certification in Fetal Echocardiography with RDMS(FE) designation*

Preferred additional current ARDMS registered certification in Neurosonology with RDMS(NE) designation*

*Registered certification is only required if needed to satisfy site modality accreditation requirements

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