Interventional Radiology Tech II
Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Department Description: This position is for an Interventional
Radiology Technologist. We are performing the latest in procedures
with state of the art equipment. We are building a new
Interventional Radiology Department consisting of IR, U/S and CT
procedures. The collaboration of Physicians, Nurses, NP/PAs and
Technologists make this a great teaching and team environment.
The Interventional Radiology Technologist position is eligible for
a signing bonus of up to $5k!!!
--- Sign on bonuses are paid out in two payments. You will receive
your first payment (half of the total amount) within the first 30
days of employment and is subject to applicable taxes. You will
receive the second payment (remaining balance) at six (6) months
following your start date and is subject to applicable taxes.
--- Full time status at BIDMC is considered for schedules greater
than or equal to 30 hours per week; part time status is 20 to 29
hours per week. Please note, per diem employees are not eligible
for sign on bonuses.
--- Current and Former BILH candidates - restrictions apply. BIDMC
Internal employees or employees within the BILH system are not
eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH
entity within the last 12 months.
--- Please note, sign on bonuses are subject to change based on the
organization's hiring needs and will be determined by Talent
Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/BIDMC Talent Acquisition
reserves the right to change sign on bonus eligible jobs and
amounts at any time.
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Req ID: 43244BR
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Technical Director 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.
- Technologist assists physicians and follows departmental
guidelines and protocols in the performance of all diagnostic and
neurointerventional radiologic 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
- Knowledge of and responsible 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
- Follows departmental guidelines and protocols in the scheduling
and documentation of exams (imaging, PACS, etc.), maintaining
accurate and complete records relative to the examination
- Will maintain a friendly, respectful manner with patients and
is responsive to the patient's physical, psychological and social
needs. Explains procedures clearly and concisely. Maintains proper
- Will cooperate and assist with cross-training and orientation
of other employees and students.
- May be required to assist with tasks that facilitate the
operational flow of the unit.
- Adheres to all hospital and departmental policies and
procedures and to all federal regulations with regard to radiation
- Must be able to wear a lead apron and stand for long periods of
time, multitask, work quickly and efficiently. Required
- Vocational or Technical training in Radiologic Technology
required. Associate's degree in Radiologic Technology
- State Licensure as a MA Radiologic Technologist-Radiography
required; Registration as a RT (R) (ARRT) required; and a
Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required.
- 1-3 years specifically related work experience required.
- Experience with computer systems required, including some web
based applications and some Microsoft Office applications that may
include Outlook, Word, or Excel. Preferred Qualifications:
- Prefer 2 years of Special Procedure, Interventional Radiology,
or Cardiac Cath. Lab. experience.
- Prefer credentialing with ARRT as a Vascular Interventional
Radiography (VI) or Cardiovascular Interventional Radiography (CV)
- Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by
general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation.
May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate
complexity and importance.
- Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied,
requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct
observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.
- Independence of Action: Ability to set goals and determines how
to accomplish defined results with some guidelines.
Manager/Director provides broad guidance and overall
- Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and
effectively in written English with internal and external
- 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
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