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Radiologic Technologist I - Per Diem, New Higher Rates for 2024

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Boston

AI generated summary

  • You must have MA Rad Tech License/ARRT Certification, BLS, 2 years post-high school training, knowledge of radiology practices/equipment, and 1 year of hospital experience. Good communication skills and initiative are essential.
  • You will perform diagnostic imaging exams, ensure patient safety and comfort, document procedures accurately, and maintain professionalism in a fast-paced hospital setting.

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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.
  • As a BMC Radiologic Technologist, you will perform vital X-ray imaging for all trauma, inpatients and outpatients. These images will assist our providers to accurately diagnose and care for our patients. You will gain a wide range of experience using cutting-edge technology, while working collaboratively with other department staff and our own Radiology Team to help further BMC’s mission of providing exceptional care for all.


Requirements

  • Current or the ability to obtain one of the following licensure/certifications prior to start date:
  • Both the Massachusetts Radiologic Technologist License and ARRT Certification and Registration, or;
  • Temporary Massachusetts Rad Tech License (must pass the national ARRT registry exam within one year and then apply for and receive permanent Massachusetts licensure within the one year)
  • Current BLS/CPR Certification, or the ability to obtain one prior to start date
  • 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
  • Preferred qualifications and role expectations:
  • One year of Radiologic Technology work experience in a hospital preferred
  • Maintain all Continuing Education Units
  • Excellent communication skills and initiative

Education requirements

Currently Studying

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
  • Set up equipment, provide quality radiographs for radiologists and other colleagues, and perform other duties as requested by the X-ray Lead, Supervisor, Manager, and Radiology Director
  • Perform exams on patients of all ages as required in all areas that Diagnostic Radiology is located and needed
  • Ensures best turnaround time for all ordered exams to reduce delays in care
  • Exams to be performed as determined through our established routine protocols. Ensuring that exams ordered match the reason for exam and patient presentation, condition and history.
  • Patient Care and Safety:
  • Prepare patients for exams, ensuring their safety, comfort, and modesty at all times
  • Always checking patient identifiers to validate correct patient name, DOB, MRN, correct exam and laterality ordered, every time
  • Monitor each patient’s condition during exams, taking appropriate action when assistance is needed
  • Follow established hospital infection control and safety procedures and use AIDET communication framework
  • 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, coworkers, visitors and patients
  • Maintain licensure, certifications, CEUs and annual mandatory compliances

Details

Work type

Part 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