Special Procedures Tech-Operating Room-Per Diem-Day/Evening Shifts-Weekends As Needed
I. Position Function:
Performs a wide variety of special Radiographic procedures which requires use of independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.
Assumes responsibility for quality and quantity of work in designated area.
II. Job Relationships:
Reports directly to the Lead Special Procedures Technologist.
IV. A. Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
1.) "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,
and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."
Following departmental guidelines, selects type and number of films to provide diagnostic information required. May choose to digress from established routine under special circumstances depending upon clinical condition of patient and information gathered from preliminary survey of radiographs.
Prepares and positions patients relative to diagnostic equipment. Informs and prepares patient for special procedures examination.
Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of working area.
Assesses and monitors patient condition and initiates action to ensure proper care by physicians and/or nursing staff.
Demonstrates knowledgeable operation of radiographic equipment with proper care given to radiation safety including collimation, shielding, and proper identification of films.
Maintains proper professional demeanor to patients, medical staff, and patients.
Performs all necessary functions to ensure effective patient care including clerical and transport/duties.
Assists Radiologists with special procedures and treatments that may require some nursing skills.
Completes all patient tracking functions to ensure proper and accurate billing, report transcription, and film retrieval.
Shares responsibility of call duties with other special procedure technologists ensuring coverage at all time for the area.
Participates in frequent rotations in general radiographic area performing a wide range of examinations as needed.
B. Responsibilities/Non-Essential Functions:
Minimum Education and Requirements:
Successful completion of approved Radiologic Technology program with and possession of valid Massachusetts license and ARRT certification.
Minimum 1-3 years working in a cardiac catheterization, peripheral vascular, or interventional radiology lab required. 1 year Hybrid OR experience preferred.
AHA ACLS required (will include during orientation /training if not currently certified).
Level of knowledge associated with completion of Radiologic Technology program.
Preferred Education and experience:
Associates degree in Radiologic Technology.
5 years experience as RT in Vascular, Angiograph imaging, Hemodynamic competency, ACLS accreditation in cardiac cath for required experience.
Must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate with Radiology clients.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to satisfactorily explain examination process to patients.
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