Radiologic Technologist - Full Time 40 hours
Company: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
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