Radiology/Imaging - Baystate Health

Req#: R29503
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Radiology/Imaging
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Second

Full Time 40 hours, evening shift (2:30 PM – 11:00 PM)

Summary Description:

Under the supervision of the Radiologist and according to established policies and procedures, performs and is efficient in 3D quantitative medical imaging. Performs quantitative image assessment that results in new or more cost-effective diagnostic approaches. Delivers valid, clinically relevant visualization of medial imaging data system-wide. Performs CT and MRI 3D reconstructions to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize customer satisfaction. Communicates professionally and effectively with all stakeholders.

Job Requirements:

1) Strong knowledge and proficiency in anatomy and pathology seen on CT and MRI scans.

2) Performs on-screen 3D post-processing of CT and MRI data in various dimensions to create images that assist with exam interpretation. Proficiently operates dedicated post-processing software to achieve high-quality on-screen images through set protocols. 

3) Completes appropriate documentation in PACs, EMR, RIS, and any related 3D Lab software. 

4) Correctly identifies patient information using two patient identifiers, complies with the National Patient Safety Goals, and ARRT Code of Ethics Standards, and embodies the Cultural Compass.

5) Processes CT and MRI studies on-screen, including but not limited to Neuro, Thoracic, Abdominal, and extremity procedures.

6) Responsible for accurately inputting data, demographics, and information into computer information systems, e.g., RIS, Synapse, and Radnet, and verifying the timely transfer of images to the PACS system.

7) Reviews orders/requisition and other companion paperwork to verify the type of examination performed. Ensures proper imaging procedures by checking with nursing personnel, physicians, and/or radiologists whenever questionable exams are ordered.

8) Diagnoses problems with 3D Lab software and hardware and promptly reports issues and downtimes to the IT and Radiology IT Help Desk and the 3D Lab Team Leader.     

9) Participates in staff meetings and educational training of technologists, students, and any other new employee.

10) Practices the BH operating principles of Trust, Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Communication.

11) Maintains patient confidentiality consistent with hospital policy.

12) Reports any suggestions for positive changes or recommendations within departmental policies/procedures to the supervisor.

13) Presents self to all patients and other customers in a pleasant, professional and courteous manner at all times.

Minimally Required Education:

Associate's Degree

Minimally Required Experience:

Satisfactory completion of a formal radiologic technology program in an AMA approved school preferred. Must have the ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

Preferred Experience:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications, is qualifying.

Skills/Competencies:

1 to 3 years' experience in CT/MRI in an acute care setting. 

Technical skills in CT/MRI with an understanding of cross-sectional anatomy, 3-D post-processing, and Computer skills. 

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Education:

Associates of Science (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support – American Heart Association, Radiography – American Registry of Radiologic Technologist, Radiologic Technologist – State of Massachusetts, Radiology Technician-CT – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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