Job Description

Location: Morton Hospital
Posted Date: 1/3/2024
Job Type: Per Diem
Department: 2100.52900 SMH Rad - Diagnostic

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

***Radiology Technologist Per Diem

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs radiology procedures as prescribed by physician. Operates diagnostic radiology and film processing equipment to obtain high quality diagnostic images. Prepares procedure room, medications and supplies as needed. Practices Morton Hospital Customer Service standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Applies knowledge and skills in performing routine diagnostic and fluoroscopic procedures as defined in appropriate procedure manual.
  • Applies knowledge and skills in performing diagnostic portable procedures.
  • Applies knowledge and skills in performing diagnostic and fluoroscopic procedures in the OR.
  • Demonstrates competence in operating film-processing equipment.
  • Demonstrates competence in operating patient monitoring equipment and patient transfer/transport equipment.
  • Prepares patient for procedure, verifies correct name, checks patient history, and verifies correct procedure ordered.
  • Explains procedure to the patient giving patient opportunity to ask questions.
  • Evaluates patient’s needs to prevent potential problems/complaints.
  • Applies knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served, i.e. Infant, Pedi, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric.
  • Prepares room for procedures, assuring all required equipment is available prior to start of exam.
  • Informs patient and family members of progress and/or delays associated with their procedures, provides documented discharge instruction when appropriate in accordance to Policy/Procedure.
  • Administers the correct contrast/dose/route to the properly identified Patient according to Policy/Procedure.
  • Administers IV Contrast according to Policy/Procedures.
  • Is knowledgeable with regard to adverse contrast reactions and responds appropriately.
  • Cleans and Disinfects radiographic equipment and maintains room stock in all radiographic rooms in accordance to Policy/Procedure.
  • Procedure documentation is accurate, timely and complete in accordance to Policy/Procedure, i.e. Film QC, Contrast Media Sheets, Tech/Enter/Edit.
  • Demonstrates ability to coordinate patient care with other members of the health care team.
  • Willingly/Readily contributes to the team approach providing the best possible care and service.
  • Assists in the Clinical Education of Radiology Students.
  • Completes Job Competencies annually as required.
  • Wears film and identification badges.

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.
  • Is Reliable in respect to punctuality.
  • Recognizes the importance of team efforts and partners with others to achieve positive outcomes.

Quality:

  • Is part of a team effort to insure 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.

CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS:

  • 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.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • 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 relative Hospital and all-departmental policies and procedures including safety issues.
  • Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by Hospital and where they are located.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

Required Qualifications:

  • Documented training and experience in radiography
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography license*
  • 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 temporary Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography license.

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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