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X-RAY TECHNOLOGIST, 2ND OR 3RD SHIFT

Company: Midstate Radiology Associates
Location: New Britain
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Join Midstate Radiology Associates (MRA) as a Full Time, 2nd Shift or 3rd Shift, X-Ray Technologist at MidState Medical Center in Meriden.Multiple Schedules Available:

  • Monday - Friday, 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
  • Sunday - Thursday, 12:00 AM (Midnight) - 8:00 AM- For complete listing of all open positions, visit www.midstateradiology.com/career-opportunitiesCompensation: MRA offers competitive starting compensation based on qualifications and experience. The compensation range for this position is between $26.00 and $45.00 per hour + competitive shift differentials (12%-50% of base rate). A sign-on bonus up to $10,000 will be offered to well-qualified candidates. Job Summary: Operates equipment and performs radiological and therapeutic examinations through proper positioning of patients and preparation of contrast medias to assist the physician in diagnosis and treatment. Follows established policies and procedures set by the department, hospital, state, ACR, TJC, and OSHA.Key Accountabilities:
  • Performs diagnostic radiography studies by following established protocols and selecting correct exposure factors utilizing the assessment of patient age and diagnosis to produce a technically excellent image to assist the radiologist in the diagnosis.
  • Some may participate in complex invasive radiological procedures by assisting the radiologist in performing the procedure and producing images in order to provide therapeutic and diagnostic services.
  • Practices radiation safety through appropriate use of radiation protection devices and adhering to radiation safety standards in order to protect patient, self and staff and to comply with regulatory agencies and requirements.
  • Maintain the radiological equipment in good operating order. Clean and disinfect equipment and area after each use. Maintain work area in an orderly manner. Report any hazardous conditions or equipment breakdowns to supervisor.
  • Demonstrates yearly competencies, including knowledge and behaviors, to conduct examinations and meet the needs of patients with regard to the patients age, condition or other special requirements.
  • Routinely prepares examination for interpretation by the radiologist to include correct identification and processing. Sets up images properly in PACs system. Accurately inputs data in the RIS by tracking actual procedure in order to capture all charges and other relevant information.
  • Possess computer skills appropriate to meet departmental needs in preparation of reports and correspondence.
  • Works effectively as a team member within the department and with other units to provide quality service through communication, cooperation and collaboration.
  • Provides clinical supervision and instruction to students by maintaining and understanding of policies, procedures, and the clinical competency process (in order to evaluate student growth and competence in performing radiographic procedures).The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.Qualifications Guidelines:Education Required:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Graduate AMA approved radiology program.
    • Registered with American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT)
    • CT state license.
    • CPR certification may be required.
    • Maintenance of continuing education credits as required by licensure.
    • Individual exceptions may apply only under the discretion of the Medical and Administrative DirectorDesirable:
      • At least one years experience as a radiological technologist
      • Associates or Applied Science Degree in related field.Knowledge:
        • Working knowledge applicable to radiological technology with specific references to anatomy, medical and surgical disease, and scientific principles as applied to radiological technology.
        • Patients care standards and requirements.
        • Quality assurance principles and practices.
        • Customer service principles and practices.
        • OSHA principles and practices.
        • TJC standards of practice.Skills/Abilities:
          • Operate and adjust radiological equipment.
          • Schedule, organize and monitor patient flow to meet company productivity, quality, health and safety standards.
          • Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, medical staff and co-workers.
          • Venipunctures certificate (where applicable).
          • Maintain the confidentiality of patient records.
          • Schedule, organize and complete work in accordance with required workloads.
          • Read, interpret and follow internal quality standards and government regulations.
          • Understand and follow specifications and instructions.
          • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergencies.
          • Capable of maintaining basic life support (CPR).Special Conditions:May be required to rotate on weekend and/or holiday schedule.May be required to cover ancillary offices, as needed.OSHA Class 1 exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens.May involve physical lifting and/or walking.Our team at Midstate Radiology Associates benefits from a diverse workforce and we welcome anyone to apply: Midstate Radiology Associates is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.To learn more about Midstate Radiology Associates, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, please visit our website: Weekly Schedule: Mon - Fri, 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM; ORSun - Thur, 12:00 AM (Midnight) - 8:00 AMWeekly Hours: 40Compensation details: 26-45 Hourly WagePI6877c1cbde11-26289-34666323

Keywords: Midstate Radiology Associates, New Britain , X-RAY TECHNOLOGIST, 2ND OR 3RD SHIFT, Other , New Britain, Connecticut

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