RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST I

Job Number 64327
Posted 2/10/2020
Account Northern Light AR Gould Hospital
Department Rad - Diagnostic ARG
Location |ME| AR Gould Hospital, ME 04769
Schedule Casual Part Time (TAMC)
Shift Variable
Hours 8
Job Details New Grad's Welcome to Apply!




GENERAL DESCRIPTION/STATEMENT: The staff Radiological Technologist performs radiographic examinations of selected portions of the anatomy as requested by the medical provider with a proper order. The Radiological Technologist is expected to perform a variety of procedures with the knowledge and ability to apply a prescribed amount of x-radiation for the purpose of obtaining diagnostic quality radiographs for interpretation by the radiologist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Perform radiographic procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and procedures within standard time frames.
  2. Maintains equipment in good operating condition and operates equipment according to department and manufacturer's recommendations.
  3. Prepares and orients patients to the procedure.
  4. Is cooperative and helpful in a clear and courteous manner to co-workers, staff, patients, and visitors.
  5. Maintains and exhibits a current knowledge of radiological technology and participates in continuing education.


OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other work related duties asassigned by up line management in Imaging Services.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

1. Appropriate and current State of Maine license/registrations for Radiological Technologist (or license eligible)

2. Specialty certifications a plus in areas of CT, etc.

3. Current registration by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT(R)). (registry eligible, with state license)

AVAILABILITYREQUIREMENTS: Eight hours per day on a rotating schedule with periodic overtime. Must participatein weekend, holiday and on-call rotation as required to meet the department needs in providing Imaging services to our patients.

EDUCATION SKILLS, EXPERIENCEREQUIREMENTS:

1.High school graduate or GED.

2.Satisfactory completion of formal radiological training in an AMA approved program.

3.Must have met the requirements for Registry by theAmerican Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT(R)).

4.Must be proficient in all aspects of general radiography and radiation protection. Twoyears experience is preferred but not necessary.

5.BLS is required within the first week of employment. Employees must maintain CPR certification throughout employment when in a clinical position

6.De-escalation and workplace violence training will bec ompleted at hire prior to release from orientation

PHYSICAL DEMAND REQUIREMENTS:

1. Sitting. 2-4 hours/day.

2. Standing. 4-7 hours/day.

3. Walking. 4-7 hours/day

4. Lifting. 50lbs with good body mechanics.

5. Twisting. Frequently, many twist/day

6. Bending. Moderate to frequent bends throughout the day.

7. Squatting/Kneeling. 1-4 hours/day.

8. Endurance. Moderate to heavy energy requirements.

9. Wrist Position. Moderate Extensivedeviation.

10. Pinching. Frequent, 130-480 pinches per day.

11. Hand/Wrist Repetitions. Most of the time, every day

12. Manual Dexterity. Frequent fine motor skills required.

13. Either Handedness. 70%- 100% of job cycle time.

14. Both Handedness. 70%-100% of job cycle time.

15. Sight.Requires corrected 20/20 near vision and 20-20 far vision.

16. Hearing.Can hear whispered voice at eight (8) feet (FAA class II).

17. Speech.Frequent clear speaking ability required.

18. Exposure to Infection. Frequent

19. VisualColor Discrimination Requires both red/green and blue/violet



ENVIROMENT FACTORS:



1. High/Low Temperature. Work environment 65 - 80?F.

2. Noise.Slight, occasionally fairly loud sounds.

3. WorkingwithOthers. Close association is frequent and compromises a major portion of the job.

4. ConfinedSpacesorCrampedBodyPositions.Work in cramped positions/confined spaces occasionally

5. BodyInjuries. Slight likelihood of significant traumatic injury - deep cuts, fractures or permanent disabling injuries.

6. MovingObjects. Slight likelihood of significant injury from moving objects.

7. ToxicConditions. Slight likelihood of exposure to toxic conditions.

8. WorkingwithOthers. Great, association is frequent and comprises a major portion of the job.

9. RoleAmbiguity. Slight, rarely is it not clear what others expect of the worker.

10. Exposure to Radiation. Moderate, since job is in General Imaging.



COGNITIVE:

1. Problem-Solving Skills. Continuous/Frequent problem-solving skills required.

2. Judgment/Assessment.Continuously assesses situations and determines corrective actions needed.

3. Reading/Comprehension.Must be able to read and comprehend greater than Grade 12 level ofinstructions.

4. Math/Arithmetic.Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide, perform fractions, and calculate percentages at a high level.

EMOTIONAL ENVIRONMENT:

1. ComposureUnderWorkingConditions(including demanding, and/or rude, resi­dents/staff/visitors). Must remain calm and exercise self-control inworking relation­ships with patients, staff, and visitors.

2. CopingSkillsforStressesAssociatedwithIllness,Disability,Dyingand/orDeath. Works directly with persons who are or maybecome ill, disabled, or dying on a regular basis;

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

1. Willingness to work cooperatively is necessary.

2. Strong public relations and customer satisfaction motivation.

3. Respect for fellow employees, supervisors,and medical staff.





Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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