Special Proc. Tech- Part Time PAMC

Milford, CT
Oct 30, 2019

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Performs a variety of technical procedures that require the utilization of specialized angiographic equipment for the delivery of interventional procedures. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Operates Specialized Radiographic Equipment for proper technique and processing of specialized radiographic images
    • 1.1 Operates all special procedure equipment, angiographic injectors and associated patient monitoring equipment in accordance with manufacturers instructions as observed by supervisor.
  • 2. Employs special imaging techniques to enhance the diagnostic quality of the radiographic image.
    • 2.1 Performs radiographs with a minimum occurrence of errors through the selection of appropriated technical factors.
  • 3. Utilizes angiographic catheters and guide wires as required.
    • 3.1 Assists with the selection and preparation of catheters and guide wires according to departmental protocols as indicated by physician feedback and supervisory observation.
  • 4. Performs patient care, prior to procedure.
    • 4.1 Always thoroughly explains the procedure to the patient as indicated by patient feedback and supervisory observation.
  • 5. Responsible for the scheduling/coordination of patient scheduling
    • 5.1 Provides clinicians, office staff and patients with preparation orders prior to scheduled appointment as indicated by staff and patient feedback.
  • 6. Maintains records as directed.
    • 6.1 Completes appropriate forms at the completion of all special procedures in accordance with department guidelines as indicated by random supervisory review of forms
  • 7. Transfers and positions patients and provides immobilization as needed.
    • 7.1 Controls the positioning and transferring of patients undergoing special radiographic examinations in accordance with departmental protocols as observed by supervisor.
  • 8. Assists with the instruction of special techniques for staff and residents as directed.
    • 8.1 Instructs new staff members in special techniques and use of specialized instrumentation/equipment in accordance with department protocols as observed by supervisor.
  • 9. Administers all types of x-rays in support of the general diagnostic area for peak volume loads.
    • 9.1 Follows the prescribed techniques in administering all types of x-rays in support of the general diagnostic area for peak volume loads as requested and observed by supervisor.
  • 10. Assists with the procurement, inventory and storage of supplies.
    • 10.1 Reviews inventory levels periodically to assure adequate levels of inventories as observed by supervisor.
  • 11. Plans and/or implements care for assigned patients.
    • 11.1 Demonstrates knowledge of developmental stages from infant to toddler and applies developmental theories/concepts when planning and implementing care for the child patient as observed by supervisor and as indicated by feedback from staff.
  • 12. Types all applicable information into the computer system.
    • 12.1 Types all demographic patient information from the consult into department computer according to computer program and department protocol with no more than five errors per year as observed by supervisor.
  • 13. Contributes to an effective quality management and quality control program for assigned area that is consistent with overall departmental/hospital quality management plan.
    • 13.1 Monitors Q.A. activities in accordance to section plan as observed by supervisor.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Graduate of an Approved Radiologic Technologist Program. ARRT Certified (R). ARRT (CV) preferred, Associates or Bachelors degree preferred


EXPERIENCE


Minimum 3 years as a Diagnostic Technologist (preferred for entry level) Minimum of 2 years Interventional Radiology experience preferred


LICENSURE


CT License for RADIOGRAPHY


SPECIAL SKILLS


Detail orientated, ability to work in a fast paced environment, good interpersonal skills with physicians, nursing and other staff. Willingness to work additional hours when needed. Willingness to be flexible with work schedule, computer literate,


PHYSICAL DEMAND


While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger,handle, or feel; and talk or hear. They may frequently be required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. They may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of radiation. They are frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Incumbents as well as external and internal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, and risk of radiation. They are frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Incumbents as well as external and internal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.


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Job Info

Job: 8891

Department: Park Avenue Imaging
Category: TECHNOLOGIST/TECH
Sub Category: DIAG IMAG TECHNOLOGIST
Status: Part Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: D
Hours: 24

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