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Interventional Radiology Tech II

Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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 quality.
  • 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 responsibilities
  • Follows departmental guidelines and protocols in the scheduling and documentation of exams (imaging, PACS, etc.), maintaining accurate and complete records relative to the examination performed.
  • 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 hand hygiene.
  • 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 safety.
  • Must be able to wear a lead apron and stand for long periods of time, multitask, work quickly and efficiently. Required Qualifications:
  • Vocational or Technical training in Radiologic Technology required. Associate's degree in Radiologic Technology preferred.
  • 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) technologist. Competencies:
  • 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 direction.
  • 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.

Keywords: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston , Interventional Radiology Tech II, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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