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Radiologic Technologist - Full Time 40 hours

Company: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Accountable to the Diagnostic Radiology Lead Technologist, Assistant Manager of Radiology, and Manager. Operates general, fluoroscopic and portable radiographic equipment to performing a variety of radiology examinations/procedures on pediatric inpatients/outpatients. Apply prescribed ionizing radiation for the sole purpose of producing diagnostic quality images under the supervision of a Physician. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES Ability to assess imaging orders for completeness, accuracy and appropriateness. Involves patient/parent/and caregiver in care and exam/procedure. Demonstrates age-related competency and cultural sensitivity. Introduces self and role. Explains procedure thoroughly to patient and or parent before performing the procedure. Performs radiologic exams/procedures. Allows time for and encourages questions. Provides support and effective communications to other members of the department and healthcare team. Works efficiently as a team member. Consults with physicians, RNs and other technologists to provide quality imaging services. Adheres to a culture of safety. Washes hands and sanitizes equipment as directed. Assure timeliness and accuracy when performing requested exams. Performs radiologic exams per protocol. Notifies appropriate ordering provider of recommended changes to ordered exam. Provides support to other modalities within the department as required Performs diagnostic exams for all areas supported by the department of Radiology including the ED, OR, onsite and off-site radiology locations. Ensures all images are of excellent diagnostic quality. Images will include appropriate patient demographics, positioning, technique and laterality markers. In accordance with ALARA principals, patients will be appropriately shielded and imaged to minimize radiation dose. Educates and mentors radiologic skills of new technologists and students. Evaluates clinical and technical proficiency. Ability to successfully utilize information technology systems associated with role. Assures that images and documentation are complete and accurate in the patient medical record. Adheres to all hospital and department policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols. Coordinates equipment service as required. May be called upon to cover nights, evenings, weekdays, weekends and holidays. Rotates shifts and scheduled on-call responsibilities. Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors consistent with the organizational standards. Demonstrates exemplary customer service. Practices within the scope of the state of CT Radiologic license and ARRT (R) certification. Performs other related duties as required. Graduate of Radiologic Technologist program accredited by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford , Radiologic Technologist - Full Time 40 hours, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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