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Radiology Technologist(ARRT)-Radiology Diagnostic Per Diem Variable Shifts

Company: Catholic Medical Center
Location: Manchester
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Performs all radiographic procedures for assigned patients. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the general direction of the Director of Imaging Services, and the direct supervision of the Supervisor of Radiology Diagnostic and within established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following essential functions: * Adheres to the ALARA principles of Radiation Safety. * Maintains a working knowledge of all radiographic equipment within the department. * Performs all routine radiographic procedures and views. * Prepares and/or administers contrast media, i.e., orally, IV, rectally. * Provides radiation protection to patient, staff and self according to prescribed safety standards. * Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures, and administers first aid/CPR. * Records patient history, unusual conditions/limitations and other information such as exam time, room number, technique. * Re-stocks supplies and maintains assigned work station/equipment in an orderly fashion and orders appropriate supplies. * Adjusts technical factors in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation. * Performs and/or assists with radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures. * Performs and/or assists with radiographic examinations during operative procedures. * Follows all National Patient Safety Goals for each exam. * Positions patient to obtain desired views; applies immobilization devices as required. * Attends meetings and seminars external to the department in order to maintain professional acumen. * Assists in the movements of patients to and from wheelchairs, stretchers, and radiographic tables. * Assists physician with radiographic procedures. * Attends regularly scheduled meetings, i.e., staff, in-service training. * Checks requisition for special instructions. * Completes appropriate paperwork. * Confirms patient identification by verbal confirmation, ID band, etc. * Describes nature and time requirements of requested examinations to patient. * Greets and introduces self to patient. * Identifies problems and communicates to immediate supervisor, offers solutions as appropriate. * Keeps room/work station neat and orderly. * Participates in identified professional organizations. * Participates in appropriate role in hospital disasters, fire drills, fires and other emergency situations. * Exercises care in the operation and use of hospital equipment and reference materials. Performs routine cleaning and preventative maintenance to ensure continuing functioning of equipment. * Checks all physician orders prior to performing exam. * Performs similar or related duties as assigned or requested. Education: * Completion of a formal Radiological Technologist training in an ARRT approved school. Experience: * Completion of a twenty-four-month clinical internship. Licensure/ Certification: * Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required * Current registration as an ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) Must renew certification and /or registration annually with 24 hours of continuing education bi-annually. * Licensed in the State of New Hampshire with the Board of Medical Imaging& Radiation Therapy. Standard of Business Conduct Individuals are required to refrain from participating in any activities that could be construed as fraud and abuse. Requires the ability to follow Catholic Medical Center's Standards of Business Conduct in any instance where you feel there is suspicion of fraud or abuse, or a violation of the law. The Standards of Business Conduct requires that suspicion or knowledge of any person(s) in violation of the Code be reported to the Corporate Compliance Officer. The extent to which you comply with the requirements contained within the Code will be a factor in evaluating your overall job performance.

Keywords: Catholic Medical Center, Manchester , Radiology Technologist(ARRT)-Radiology Diagnostic Per Diem Variable Shifts, Healthcare , Manchester, New Hampshire

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