East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Radiology Technologist in East Boston, Massachusetts
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The Radiologic Technologist is expected to produce high quality Radiographic images, under the guidance of the Radiology Supervisor and BMC Radiologists. These films shall be produced using ALARA techniques. The Radiologic Technologist will interact in a safe confidential and professional environment with a wide range of patient ages, cultures and physical states. Per diem position, minimum of three shifts/month.
High School/GED Required
Graduate of the AMA Approved Radiologic Technology Training Program.
Associates Degree is strongly desired.
Licensed by the state of Massachusetts in Radiography.
CPR Certified and ability maintain on an annual basis.
1 – 3 years of experience in a high volume environment performing diagnostic radiographic examination.
Good working knowledge in the field of Radiology.
Ability to assimilate changes in technical Radiographic settings.
Performs Diagnostic Radiographic examination following department protocol and utilizing technical factors to ensure the highest quality result in: Head and Neck Studies, Chest Studies, Spine and Pelvis, Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Abdomen, and Pediatric
Strong ability to effectively use Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and electronic image archiving software.
Follows Radiation safety procedures on all exams keeping them ALARA.
Appropriately utilizes shields to reduce exposure to patient
Sets technical factors to reduce patient exposure and produce high quality films
Use universal precautions as necessary.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate with all of the age groups we serve.
Prepares patients for the exam by explaining the exam procedure in a kind, respectful manner.
Carries out exams in a professional, confidential and safe manner.
Demonstrates the ability to recognize age-related pathology and physical presentation when performing exams and choosing technical factors.