Eastern Connecticut Health Network Radiologic Technologist II in Manchester, Connecticut
Under the direction of a Workflow Coordinator, Manager/Supervisor and or Team Leader, performs or assists in radiographic procedures at a level that does not require direct supervision over technical detail. Performs and assists in a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, good knowledge of anatomy, positioning and a thorough technical knowledge of equipment. Assumes responsibility for a designated area or procedure as may be required.
High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Must pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) National Board, and have a State of Connecticut License to practice Radiographic technical procedures or receive within 3 months of graduation.
On an on-going basis the incumbent must obtain the mandatory number of continued educational units (CEU’s) needed to maintain the currency of state licensure.
Must have certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire and maintain clinical competency during employment with ECHN in this role.
Must be fully knowledgeable and capable of performing independently in at least two modalities.
Must have a complete working knowledge in the principals of physics, anatomy, medical terminology, sterile technique and radiation protection as it relates to Radiology practice.
Radiologic Technologists must meet the ECHN age specific knowledge/skill requirement, annually complete ECHN’s mandatory education program.
Must have the ability to speak, read and write using the English language.
Bilingual capabilities in Spanish are desirable, but not required.
The incumbent needs advanced math skills in physics in order to understand and set the level of radiologic exposure to the patient and themselves for the process.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position. These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time.
Performs all routine radiographic procedures according to department standards, protocols and guidelines required by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the State of Connecticut.
Exhibits proficiency in conducting routine radiographic procedures and fluoroscopic exams including gastro-intestinal studies, ERCP’s, Atrthrography, Hysterosalpingography, Urography and portable X Ray equipment including C Arm procedures.
Provides proper clinical patient care while performing diagnostic procedures.
Provides careful critique and assessment over the image quality.
Exhibits accuracy in computer documentation.
Mentors students in the clinical and ethical aspects of the Radiologic Technologist profession.
Maintains stock levels and personal protection equipment of assigned stations.
Exhibits constant awareness of infection control standards.
Works cooperatively to accomplish a task as a member of the team.
Performs miscellaneous duties as may be required.