Radiology/Imaging - Baystate Health

Req#: R24017
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Radiology/Imaging
Full Time / Part Time: Part-Time
Shift: Second

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Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Franklin Medical Center is looking for a Radiologic Technologist to join our Imaging team in Greenfield, MA!

Baystate Franklin Medical Center is an 89-bed community hospital in Greenfield, MA. Rooted in a rich tradition of service and accountability to the people of Franklin County, North Quabbin, and surrounding communities, BFMC services include emergency, surgery, cancer, heart and vascular, obstetrics, and more.

  • More than 200 physicians on active and courtesy staff
  • More than 24,000 Emergency Department visits annually
  • More than 400 babies delivered each year in The Birthplace – a progressive, midwife-driven service.
  • Training site for the Family Medicine residency, and for residents in emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics programs based at Baystate Medical Center
  • Franklin Medical Center joined Baystate Health in 1986

Rooted in a rich tradition of 125 years of service and accountability, our highly skilled team is committed to advancing care with our state-of-the art facilities and technology. Baystate Franklin houses a $26 million surgical center and the talented surgical teams of the Baystate Health network. Our spacious pre-surgery, recovery, and family waiting areas offer privacy and comfort with natural light, healing gardens, and other amenities. Our multidisciplinary approach gives you access to specialists from across the Baystate Health system, offering comprehensive and collaborative medical treatments close to home.

SCHEDULE:

  • 24 hours a week
  • Second shift (3P-1130P)
  • Weekend and Holiday Rotation

LOCATION:

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center
  • Greenfield, MA
  • Onsite parking

THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE!

  • Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases
  • Continuing education support and reimbursement
  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages
  • Farm Share Memberships
  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service.
  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health.
  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health.
  • Onsite parking

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.  

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 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.

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY:

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

For more information, please visit us online at: baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers

All correspondence can be directed to:

Cole Courtemanche, Healthcare Recruiter

cole.courtemanche@baystatehealth.org

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Radiologist and according to established procedures, operates diagnostic X-ray equipment as required to obtain diagnostic films according to Radiologist specifications. 

Performs diagnostic procedures in accordance with hospital guidelines.  Some responsibilities include but are not limited to: fluoroscopy and invasive exams (as required) according to the policy manual and Radiologist's supervision; portable imaging in the NICU, Pedi, OR, ICU, ER; outpatient X-rays.  Incumbent is expected to perform mobile and surgical procedures to assist with patient diagnosis in the surgical suites and patient's room (as required); fluoroscopic units during specialized procedures for diagnosis and assistance in the design of treatment for patients including defecography, barium enema, myelography and gastrointestinal (GI) exams (as required).

Responds to emergency situations (contrast reactions and medical emergencies) according to departmental, clinic and hospital policy.  Makes sound clinical judgement calls in an emergency situation.

May float to other locations/Hospitals in Baystate Health system to support patient care and staffing needs.

Job Responsibilities:

1) Demonstrates excellent customer service through positive patient experience; promotes positive inter/intradepartmental communications and relationships; maintains confidentiality.

2) Demonstrates a sound knowledge and proficiency in the use of required imaging equipment in area of specialty.

3) Demonstrates proficiencies with CR, DR, PACs and applicable modality specific equipment.

4) Properly identifies patient information using two patient identifiers and complies with National Patient Safety Goals standards and ARRT Code of Ethics standards.  Performs procedures as outlined including but not limited to routine, specialized, emergency and urgent imaging procedures.  Responsible for providing accurate, high quality exams.

5) Maintains operational communication with Supv/Mgr; shares information and follows through with assigned tasks.

6) Works as a member of the health care team including physicians, nurses and other health care professionals in diagnostic testing.

7) Operates and maintains exam room and equipment:  evaluates equipment problems and takes appropriate action to expedite necessary service or repair.  Demonstrates knowledge/understanding in effectively operating all equipment.  Performs quality checks on equipment in accordance with departmental procedures.  Keeps work areas stocked with appropriate supplies.  Keeps all imaging rooms neat and clean.  Ensures supplies in work area are not damaged or outdated.  Discards waste in appropriate waste containers according to established procedures.

8) Recognizes examination findings that may require immediate clinical response and notifies the radiologist (example: critical test results) and verifies timely transfer of images to the PACS system.

9) Assures ongoing compliance with JC, MQSA and ACR regulatory and DPH/CMS requirements.  Participates in departmental quality assurance activities.  Supports QC activities in the department.

10) Performs accurate and high quality exams to assure proper technique, positioning and visualization of the appropriate anatomy requested.  Instructs patient before and during procedure to maximize probability of obtaining a complete and accurate result.

11) Maintains standards of skills:  demonstrates/maintains current knowledge/skill in providing appropriate care for all patients potentially served in an imaging service, to include pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

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

13) Attends and participates in in-service meetings and other designated training events that will enhance clinical skills as documented by attendance at meetings/seminars.

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

15) Accurately inputs data, demographics and information into appropriate modality specific computer applications and systems. 

16) Assists in the training of technologists, residents and students when assigned to same work area according to departmental procedures, where applicable.  Demonstrates a willingness to learn new procedures and accept new responsibilities.

17) Observes strict safety standards in area of specialty ensuring the safety of patients, family members, staff and visitors.  Maintains an environment that is free of hazards.

18) Utilizes time in an effective manner by coordinating patients and procedures to achieve maximum productivity as observed by supervisor.

19) Assist the radiologist in a wide range of sterile procedures, as dictated by modality.

20) Radiation safety procedures and protocols: maintains radiation safety to patient, staff and self according to departmental procedures.  Wears radiation monitoring device as appropriate and required.

Required Work Experience:

1) New grad provisional license.

Preferred Work Experience:

1) Hospital.

Skills and Competencies:

1) Ability to work with computer applications. 

2) Demonstrates good verbal and written communication. 

3) Able to work independently and be self-motivated.

4) Must complete orientation and have ARRT and Final state License to progress to level II.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

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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