Beth Israel Lahey Health Radiographer/Mammographer in Arlington, Massachusetts
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Day (United States of America)
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Performs all aspects of diagnostic radiology including trauma, orthopedic, fluoroscopy, G.U. contrast exams, and operative and portable exams.
Able to operate imaging equipment and other devices as appropriate.
Positions patients to obtain anatomic information.
Calculates exposure factors and collimates correctly to reduce radiation exposure to patients. Practices radiation protection for patients and personnel.
Evaluates images for technical quality and use sound judgment to take additional images to better demonstrate pathology.
Evaluates orders for appropriate history and clinical information and seek guidance on the correct exam if questionable.
Reports all equipment malfunctions and hazards to the appropriate supervisor.
Interacts professionally and courteously with patients, co-workers, and medical staff. Assists in training of student radiographers. Utilizes time productively and appropriately with respect to patient flow, room use, stocking of supplies, and clerical duties to increase department efficiency.
Ensures that patient wait times are minimized.
Spends more than 90% of working time on productive tasks without supervisory prompting.
Follows Universal Precaution guidelines with each patient.
Attends yearly "Blood-borne pathogens/OSHA" in service.
Practices aseptic technique when necessary.
Produces an accurate RIS and PACS record of each exam.
Completes all Meditech entries and edits orders to reflect the correct exam.
Uses appropriate markers.
Sends complete record to PACS on correct accession number.
Pursues continuing education by attending department and hospital-wide programs, regional seminars, and/or college courses.
Meets ARRT standards.
Meets Massachusetts State licensing standards.
Two years of formal Radiologic Technology training. Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Licensed in radiography by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Good interpersonal skills.
Physical Requirements & Environment:
Requires standing, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching above the head, moving about the department and hospital, and/or lifting more than 75% of the time. Exposure to radiation, infectious diseases, chemicals, and hazardous materials 75% of the time. Ability to hear the conversation, comprehend and communicate in spoken and written English more than 75% of the time. Ability to wear protective equipment, such as gloves, masks, gowns, and lead aprons. Ability to work and move about in confined spaces.
ms any task for which the employee is competent.
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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