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Community Health Connections Radiologic Technologist - Part time (16 Hours/week) in Gardner, Massachusetts

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JOIN THE CHC FAMILY!

We are a Non-Profit Federally Qualified Healthcare Center located in Central Massachusetts. Our company opened in February 2002 in response to a Community Needs Assessment that identified a need for medical service for the underserved members of our community. We strive to provide compassionate care regardless of income or insurance status to everyone who walks through our doors, including low income, underinsured, uninsured, publicly housed, and homeless populations. CHC is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. At CHC, we strive for a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We are proud to be able to serve our community! If you are passionate about the work we do here, we would love to hear from you!

The Radiologic Technologist performs digital X-ray studies on patients per the orders placed by providers. The X-Ray Technician is a multi-skilled clinical professional who works within the scope of practice to assist in patient care, helps patients and providers to manage the flow of the clinic under the direction of the Nurse Manager, Director of Nursing, and provider.

Responsibilities include:

  • Safely performs provider ordered radiographic examinations, including but not limited to proper patient positioning, immobilization, and utilizing appropriate radiation protection.

  • Sets up and adjusts supportive and immobilization equipment and devices as required by individual cases. Positions and handles patients with a high degree of safety and professionalism.

  • Accurately documents patient encounters within Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

  • Determines and selects proper electronic and technical factors which safeguard the patient, x-ray tube, and equipment.

  • Maintains clinical and administrative skills to meet patient care and daily operational needs. Travel to other or adjusting work hours to meet patient care needs as directed by the manager may also be required.

  • Directs and practices sterile technique to prevent cross-contamination of disease.

  • Reports immediately any malfunction, necessary adjustments, or repairs of equipment to supervisor.

  • Other duties include but not limited to ordering supplies, lab, and diagnostic tests, disposes of contaminated supplies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required, associate degree or equivalent preferred.

  • Completion of an approved X-Ray Technician certification program is required. Registered with the American Registry of Radiographic Technicians (ARRT), or eligible Licensure/Certification preferred.

  • Medical Assisting experience a plus

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English or Portuguese/English, preferred.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced medical office environment, preferred.

  • Computer skills for accurate data entry

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology and the ability to use standard office equipment.

  • AHA BLS Health Care Provider certification or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced office environment, interpersonal relationship skills, written and verbal communication skills in English.

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