Radiology Tech - Full Time, Days, $2,500 Sign-On Bonus

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 177789-1A
Date Posted: Aug 26, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

About the Job

In addition to an exceptional benefits package that begins on day one of employment, here you will find:

  • Competitive New Rates
  • New state of the art equipment 
  • Supportive environment
  • Team approach

 

The Imaging departments perform more than 200,000 imaging examinations annually, the Department of Radiology at Winchester Hospital offers the highest quality diagnostic and interventional services currently available in imaging.

 

We are entirely digital, using one of the most comprehensive PACS (Picture Archival Communications System) systems in the country.

·      Three CT scanners with radiation dose reduction software

·      New GE ultrasound units

·      Digital Radiographic units and portables 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission to care, heal and to excel in service to our community by independently performing radiographic examinations in accordance to department protocols and ACR imaging standards and maintaining safety standards, using state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, PACS, and other related medical imaging equipment   This professional technologist position will have an impact on quality, safety and the patient experience.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Required:  Completed accredited Radiology Technology Program and be registry eligible

Preferred:  Associates Degree in a Radiology Technology

Experience:

Preferred: At least one year

Other Skills/Knowledge:

Required:  For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS: 

Required:

  • Massachusetts Radiologic Technologist license and registry eligible for ARRT.
  • Must be obtained ARRT within 12 months of hire.
     
    LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:  Basic Life Support
    POPULATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:        Neonates, Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics
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    JOB FUNCTIONS:

    As part of the Radiology team, the Radiology Technologist I
  • Greets, escorts, assesses, educates and identifies patients making the patients feel welcomed and comfortable and fulfilling all safety and quality checks, including verifying exam orders.
  • Performs exams utilizing ALARA standards (As Low as Reasonably Acceptable).
  • Completes diagnostic imaging examinations following established exam protocols established by Radiologists.
  • Enters examinations correctly, ensuring accurate and informative documentation and appropriate charges are entered.
  • Electronically sends and stores images and data appropriately in PACS.
  • Maintains all department records and logs to monitor quality and safety in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment presenting the best possible impression of facilities and fostering our culture of safety. 
  • Responds to supply and equipment issues timely to ensure optimum operations and equipment quality and long-term equipment maintenance and life.
  • Transports and provides ambulatory assistance to patients as necessary.
  • Educates and informs patients and family members throughout the patients’ experience.
  • Communicates effectively with the healthcare team utilizing established handoff procedures.
  • Gives and accepts respectful feedback to enhance teamwork.
  • Minimizes preventable harm events and consistently executes the infection control protocols.  Incorporates the Culture of Safety tools in daily practice, adhering to quality and safety guidelines and communicating near-miss or potential risks.
  • Coordinates work schedule with departmental supervisor to maintain adequate staffing levels to meet our patients’ and physicians’ needs.
     

Shift

Shift: Evenings

Hours: 40 Hours Weekly

Sunday 2:30pm-11:00pm, Monday - Thursday 1:00pm-9:30pm

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.