Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CT Technologist in Needham, Massachusetts

CT Technologist

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Job LocationNeedham, Massachusetts

Req ID 20521BR

Department Description: The Radiology Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham) offers a wide array of personalized services for our patients. We have short wait times and technologists whose top priority is accommodating you. As a community hospital, our staff offers a personal touch not always found at larger institutions. Our radiologists are members of the medical staff of the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston.Job Location: Needham, MAReq ID: 20521BRJob Summary: Under the general direction of the Manager, performs a wide variety of specific and specialized duties and procedures to hospital in and outpatients in accordance with orders of physicians. Possesses the knowledge of procedures and policies related to the Radiology department, including specific knowledge of CT. Performs these duties using independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative. Assumes responsibility and quality of work in designated areas of procedures as required. This position requires a high level of technical and informatics knowledge and skill, and the ability to work in close cooperation with members of a team of physicians, nurses and other technical staff. The individual must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple competing tasks and demands and to seek managerial assistance as appropriate. Perform predominantly CT exams and floats to X-ray as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Follows departmental guidelines and protocols in performance of all procedures in diagnostic radiology and CT, to include all infection control policies.

  • Follows departmental guidelines and protocols in scheduling and documentation of exams and maintaining accurate and complete records relative to the examinations performed.

  • Performs quality control on all equipment according to standard procedures.

  • Greets all patients by appropriate title, provides education appropriate to the exam and provides a complete medical record to the Radiologist.

  • Prepares, administers & documents, all contrast material / injection information as required by policy.

Required Qualifications:

  • Vocational or Technical training required in 2 year post high school approved training program in radiologic technique and th.

  • License required: Radiology MA License, and Registration required: RT ART, and Certificate 1 required: Basic Life Support

  • 1-3 years related work experience required in Requires equivalent of 1 to 2 years of diagnostic radiology and CT experience.

  • Work requires knowledge of radiologic procedures and equipment operation of a 2 year post high school approved training program in radiologic technique and theory.

  • IV certification required.

  • Must have computer, PACS and CR knowledge. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • 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:

  • ARRT CT strongly preferred.

  • GE VCT CT scanner experience preferred.

Competencies:

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

  • Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with 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 interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

  • 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: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force frequently. Work is physically demanding and requires extended periods of standing and/or moving.