Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Special Procedures Tech II - Interventional Radiology in Boston, Massachusetts

Special Procedures Tech II - Interventional Radiology

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Job LocationBoston, Massachusetts

Req ID 21677BR

Department Description: HOURS:: 20 - hours/week (Thursday and Friday-2:30pm-9:00pm, Sunday 8am-4:30pm)Job Location: Boston, MAReq ID: 21677BRJob Summary: Under the direction of the Clinical Manager of IR/INR, the technologist performs a wide variety of Diagnostic and Interventional procedures in accordance with physician orders. This position requires a high level of technical knowledge, skill and the ability to work in close cooperation with members of a team of physicians, nurses and other technical staff. The technologist participates in research projects, inventory management and staff training. Is involved in the evaluation/instruction of new techniques and equipment. The technologist interacts with patients daily and maintains a safe, respectful and comfortable environment for the patient.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Technologist assits physicians and follows departmental guidelines and protocols in the performance of all diagnostic and interventional procedures. Follows infection control, sterile technique and contrast media protocols.

  • Performs operation of imaging and interventional equipment (U/S, CT 3-D, Digital subtraction, Angiojet). Evaluates image quality.

  • Knowledge of and responcible for supply inventory, expiration and stocking. Maintains monthly checks for supply expiration, patient database, eyewash and equipment competencies.

  • Cooperate and assists with shift coverage and on-call responcilbilites.

  • Follows departmental guidelines and protocols in the scheduling and documentation of exams (filming,PACS),

maintaining accurate and complete records relative to the examination performed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Vocational or Technical training required in Radiologic Technology. Associate's degree preferred in Radiologic Technology

  • License required: State,Registration preferred: RT ART

  • 1-3 years related work experience required.

  • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer 1-3 years of Special Procedure experience.

Competencies:

  • Written Communications:Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

  • Oral Communications:Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  • Knowledge:Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  • Team Work:Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.

  • Customer Service:Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.