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Lead Radiology Technologist – 15k sign on and New Higher Rates for 2024

💼 Graduate Job

Boston

AI generated summary

  • You need MA Radiologic Technologist License, ARRT Certification, BLS, 2 years post-high school training, 1-2 years hospital experience, detailed writing skills, and initiative to improve outcomes.
  • You will oversee diagnostic imaging operations, manage staff workflow, ensure patient safety, maintain equipment, order supplies, and provide exceptional customer service while documenting exams and addressing any technical or behavioral issues that may arise.

Graduate Job

HealthcareBoston

Description

  • At Boston Medical Center (BMC), our diverse staff works together for one goal — to provide exceptional and equitable care to improve the health of the people of Boston. Our bold vision to transform health care is powered by our respect for our patients and our commitment to ensure everyone who comes through our doors has a positive experience.
  • As one of the top places to work in health care, we know that providing exceptional care for patients begins with caring for our staff. That’s why you’ll find a supportive work environment at BMC, with rich opportunities throughout your career for training, development, and growth. There’s never been a better or more exciting time to join our BMC community and help us continue to carry out our mission of delivering exceptional and equitable care to all.


Requirements

  • Current Massachusetts Radiologic Technologist License and ARRT Certification and Registration. Current Continuing Education Units
  • Current BLS/CPR Certification required
  • Completion of two years post-high school training in an approved school of radiologic technology
  • Knowledge of the principles and procedures of diagnostic radiology practices and the operation of radiologic equipment
  • 1-2 years of relevant Radiologic Technology work experience in an equivalent hospital setting required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively and professionally with patients, students, hospital staff and all Radiology employees.
  • Detailed writing skills
  • Takes initiative to take on projects to improve department outcomes

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare

Responsibilities

  • Diagnostic Imaging:
  • Perform appropriate studies in a timely manner, using proper positioning, technique and exposure factors as necessary and required, with a goal to use the lowest dose possible
  • Assist the Radiology Supervisor and Manager in daily operations relating to the technical workings of the department and oversee the workflow for best turnaround times to reduce delays, while also overseeing staff. Always monitoring wait times and reassigning staff as needed to optimize flow.
  • Maintains equipment by placing service calls, performing daily QCs and troubleshooting equipment issues in the moment to reduce downtime.
  • Orders supplies to ensure par levels are always met
  • Schedules and assigns technologists for proper staffing in all xray locations, being mindful of patient care needs, budgets and staffing to department need and volume expected
  • Oversee all x-ray staff, to be there to support, mentor, guide and supervise
  • Patient Care and Safety:
  • Provides patient centered customer service and initiates service recovery when needed to allow for better outcomes to difficult beginnings
  • Filing incident reports as needed for proper follow through of system failures or staff performance breakdown
  • Always checking patient identifiers to validate correct patient name, DOB, MRN, correct exam and laterality ordered, every time
  • Follow established hospital infection control and safety procedures, use AIDET communication framework and follow all policies and procedures
  • Administrative:
  • Document exams properly in Radiology Information System and PACS to ensure all details and required information are included.
  • Maintain professionalism with in-person interactions and also conduct proper phone etiquette with all staff, c0-workers, visitors and patients
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule, to set priorities and solve problems and to respond quickly to emergency requests
  • Performs QC on equipment, rounding on staff to check use of AIDET and properly adhering to National Patient Safety Goals using two patient identifiers
  • Conducts investigatory meetings with Supervisor or Manager when addressing concerns of behavior or technical issues with a staff member and union representative
  • Check Unread lists and communicate exams to the Radiologists for quicker turnaround time

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Boston

Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Highly subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement and generous employee discounts
  • Supportive work environment with a focus on training, professional development, and growth
  • Working with a team of highly trained technologists who support each other