Wellforce Radiologic Technologist in Lowell, Massachusetts
The Radiologic Technologist performs/supervises services in the Imaging Services area according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital. Works cooperatively within department and other services to create a system of quality health care.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Greets patients using scripting and other tools in an effort to improve communication and improve patient/physician satisfaction. Escorts patients by specified mode of transportation. Identifies patient verbally by name and DOB and checks ID bracelet.
Properly identifies patients and exams ordered. Identifies patient verbally by name and DOB and checks ID bracelet. Assists patient with dress and undress as needed. Transports patient interdepartmentally as needed.
Orders proper exam in RIS system identifying proper ordering physician, account information and diagnosis. When needed may contact physician for proper imaging procedure orders.
Provides patient education for ordered exams. Properly positions and prepares patients for Radiological procedures deciding on techniques and views to best demonstrate injury or illness. Properly uses CR/DR (as appropriate) processing and PACS to ensure image quality meets Radiologist protocol.
Demonstrates critical thinking skills to troubleshoot any imaging and/or IT related issues to completing studies, reviewing studies in PACS in a timely and accurate manner.
Provides proper radiation protection for patient, other employees, and self in accordance with ALARA.
Maintains a clean working environment. Maintains assigned room stocked with needed supplies to complete all tasks.
Communicates need of supplies regularly to supervisor to maintain adequate inventory and or order supplies if needed. Communicates any equipment issues as they arise to service response/on call biomed when needed. Documents any equipment issues in shift report or communication log book.
Supervises students during radiologic procedures and/or assistants to proper radiation protection, image orientation and patient education.
Recognizes when others are in need of assistance and consistently offers help when own workload permits.
Assists Radiologists and other physicians during Radiological and Surgical procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of Barium and other contrast materials. Demonstrates the ability to operate all radiologic equipment.
Massachusetts RT license, Required
Associates in Radiological Technologist Program, Required
1-3 years of experience, Preferred
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits
403(b) retirement plan with company match
Free on-campus parking
About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.
We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM Circle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.