Radiology - Special Procedures Technologist at Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH) in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description:

We're offering a generous sign-on bonus ($15,000) to welcome you to our team. Recognizing and valuing exceptional talent, we're eager to discuss the exciting details of this bonus during our interview process.



Monday - Friday, Variable Shift (7:00am - 5:00pm)




No Call, No Nights



The Interventional Radiology Technologist performs interventional radiology and nephrology procedures for patients in conjunction with the radiologist/nephrologist throughout the day and takes direction from the Interventional Radiology Supervisor and Radiology Program Manager.


PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Ability to participate in all interventional radiology procedures including, but not limited to: PICC line placements, arthrograms, modified barium swallows, and lumbar punctures

  • Ability to participate in all interventional nephrology procedures including, but not limited to: arteriovenous fistulagrams, hemodialysis line placements, exchanges and removals, thrombectomies, and angioplasties.

  • Ability to perform all QC procedures for imaging equipment

  • Works with radiologist and/or interventional nephrologist to ensure proper procedure technique.

  • Adheres to sterile technique when required for procedures.

  • Enters the appropriate charges into the electronic medical record accurately for all exams.

  • Orders and stocks medical supplies.

  • Ensures that all exams are entered into PACS and are available for interpretation from radiologist and/or interventional nephrologist

  • Adapts to the workflow plan set out by Interventional Radiology Supervisor or Radiology Program Manager as necessary to a changing environment.

  • Actively participates in radiation protection by maintaining ALARA standards and wearing film badges.



WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work in an area that can be very busy, noisy and have temperature/ humidity variations.

  • Exposure to ionizing radiation

  • Continuous standing, sitting, and lifting throughout shift.

  • Intermittent exposure to human waste, blood and body fluids and diseases.

  • Must be able to lift and move over 25 pounds of weight. Will require movement of hospital equipment, supplies, etc.

  • May require up to 100 pounds of force in pulling/pushing/lifting/supporting movements associated with patients' ambulation, transfers to/from wheelchairs and stretchers, or other movements.

  • Some stress from interacting with hospital staff, patients, and family members presenting with serious medical conditions.




About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital



Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community. We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.


Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital offers comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a designated Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a recognition that fewer than nine percent of all US hospitals receive.


At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, we believe that everyone should have the chance to live a healthy life. From creating breakthroughs that have paved the way for treatments around the globe to training the next generation of providers, our patients, and those we may never meet, are at the center of everything we do. If you're looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.



Qualifications


  • Must have graduated from an approved program in Radiologic Sciences

  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health licensure for radiology technologist, required.

  • ARRT registry, required.

  • BCLS, required.

  • Minimal 1-2 years of experience as Radiologic Technologist preferred.

  • Adheres to all I CARE Standards

  • Effectively and efficiently produce high quality interventional imaging studies

  • Must be able to multi-task, adapt to a changing pace, and manage competing priorities.

  • Must possess strong technical, communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and service skills with patients, all departmental and hospital staff, and vendors

  • Ability to explain technical and medical terms in an understandable way to patients.

  • Ability to provide guidance, instruction, and feedback in a professional manner to develop students and staff in training.






EEO Statement

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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