Radiology Technologist - Urgent Care (per diem)

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Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 159624-1A
Date Posted: Jan 17, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Welcome to Lahey Health Urgent Care. With over 55 primary care practices in more than 30 nearby communities , our primary care physicians and care teams provide quality close to where our patients live or work. We have a team approach to patient care and have developed long-standing, mutually respectful relationships with local specialists at our affiliate hospitals to guide and support the most effective and efficient patient care. As part of the Beth Israel Lahey Health system, we now have the opportunity to care for even more individuals across eastern Massachusetts.

About the Job


Position Summary:  Under the supervision of the Site Manager, is responsible for performing a radiological exams and developing radiographic films.  In addition, processes and codes diagnoses for encounter form completion.  Performs quality control on equipment and radiographic procedures to insure essential patient care and high quality films.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  1. Greet and check in patients; acknowledge patient appointments using computerized appointment scheduling system; print out daily schedules.
  1. Manage patient flow and escort patients to exam rooms.
  1. Prepare patients for radiologic examinations; perform radiographic procedures using radiologic equipment based on provider orders.
  1. Perform routine equipment start-up and perform quality control checks.
  1. Set up files for new patients; prepare requisition forms, encounter forms, flash cards; pull and prepare x-ray jackets; prepare and release copies of films as requested by patient or for referrals to outside providers.
  1. Enter patients’ orders in IDXRAD.
  1. Photoprint films with patient information and develop films using dark room equipment; critique films for diagnostic technical quality and repeat films as necessary; prepare films for interpretation by radiologist.
  1. Perform routine quality control testing and maintain quality control logs as required by ACR and according to HCFA regulations; schedule routing maintenance visits.
  1. Maintain radiographic filing system and purge inactive files according to specifications.
  1. Perform housekeeping, handle hazardous waste and keep exam rooms fully stocked; sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment; inventory and order radiologic supplies.
  1. Maintain established departmental policies and procedures/objectives, quality assurance program, as well as safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  1. Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals  into daily activities. 
  1. Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
  1. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
  1. Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
  1. Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
  1. Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
  1. Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
  1. Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
  1. Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Graduate of an AMA approved radiologic technology program.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:    Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by the Mass Department of Public Health Radiation Control Program.  Registered or registry eligible by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:     Ability to work effectively with minimal supervisionl  Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with patients, providers and outside specialists.  Ability to make sound decisions under pressure and use independent judgment.  In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:     One year experience as a radiographer using x-ray equipment.






About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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