Tufts Medicine Radiologic Technologist in Lowell, Massachusetts
Lowell General Hospital is looking for a dynamic Radiologic Technologist to join their team! This is an awesome opportunity to work with dedicated professionals, supportive management, and room for professional development!
Our mission is to put patients first in everything we do. At Lowell General Hospital we have an ambitious vision to Be One of the Best Community Hospitals in America and our Radiologic Technologist play a key part in seeing this vision through!
Duties & Responsibilities:
Greets patients using scripting and other tools in an effort to improve communication and improve patient/physician satisfaction. Escorts patients by specified mode of transportation. Identifies patient verbally by name and DOB and checks ID bracelet.
Properly identifies patients and exams ordered. Identifies patient verbally by name and DOB and checks ID bracelet. Assists patient with dress and undress as needed. Transports patient interdepartmentally as needed.
Orders proper exam in RIS system identifying proper ordering physician, account information and diagnosis.
Properly positions and prepares patients for Radiological procedures deciding on techniques and views to best demonstrate injury or illness. Properly uses CR/DR (as appropriate) processing and PACS to ensure image quality meets Radiologist protocol.
Demonstrates critical thinking skills to troubleshoot any imaging and/or IT related issues to completing studies, reviewing studies in PACS in a timely and accurate manner.
Provides proper radiation protection for patient, other employees, and self in accordance with ALARA.
Communicates need of supplies regularly to supervisor to maintain adequate inventory and or order supplies if needed.
Supervises students during radiologic procedures and/or assistants to proper radiation protection, image orientation and patient education.
Assists Radiologists and other physicians during Radiological and Surgical procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of Barium and other contrast materials. Demonstrates the ability to operate all radiologic equipment.
Massachusetts RT license, Required
Associates in Radiological Technologist Program, Required
1-3 years of experience, Preferred
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits from day one!
403(b) retirement plan with company match
Free on-campus parking
About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.