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Radiology Technologist - Per Diem

at Spectrum Healthcare Partners in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Spectrum Healthcare Partners is Maine’s largest multi-specialty, physician-owned and directed professional organization and is comprised of over 200 physicians practicing in the areas of anesthesiology, orthopaedics, pain management, pathology, radiation oncology, radiology, and vascular & interventional services. Spectrum provides services at many of Maine’s hospitals throughout the state and in eastern New Hampshire. POSITION SUMMARY Focuses on the optimal delivery of patient care by taking x-rays according to established standards and procedures to assist orthopedic physicians to diagnose and monitor status of recovery. Per Diem, Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm; 8:00am-4:30pm; 8:30am-5:00pm. This position is based in Portland, but may require occasional travel to other locations (Windham, Saco). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

+ Transports and positions patients with minimal discomfort, takes x-rays as requested by provider and produces quality images.

+ Demonstrates ability to work in a film-less environment.

+ Performs quality assurance of digital images to ensure high diagnostic image quality, and proper patient identification.

+ Ability to operate the C-arm. Assists with joint injections requiring fluoroscopy by operating the C-arm image intensifier and ensures that the procedure room is properly set up.

+ Protects patients, self and staff from radiation exposure

+ Logs all completed radiological procedures in the electronic patient record

+ Communicates effectively with patients, families, providers, staff and others

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Maintains a clean and orderly work area

+ Orders related supplies and equipment

+ Provides coverage in other areas/locations when needed

+ Attends meetings as assigned, and participates in educational activities to keep skills up-to-date

+ Demonstrates professionalism at all times

+ Keeps abreast of current issues involving patient care or practice issues by attending and participating in department, team and practice meetings

+ Displays cooperative behavior and interacts positively and effectively with others to promote a team environment

+ Performs other duties necessary to maintain the overall efficiency and continuity of the clinic

+ Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues

QUALIFICATIONS

+ Degree in radiology from an accredited program

+ AART Certification and Maine State RT license required

+ Current BLS required

+ Prior radiological technologist experience with orthopedic experience preferred

+ Knowledge of healthcare field, medical office protocols/procedures

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff

+ Skill in time management, prioritizing and medical care coordination

+ Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others

+ Ability to maintain confidentiality

+ Ability to project and maintain a professional image

+ Ability to work independently and excel as part of a team

+ Excellent customer service skills

+ Proficient computer skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

+ High degree of motor control and coordination

+ Operation of therapeutic and diagnostic medical equipment

+ Daily use of computer operating instruments; stationary PC, Laptop PC, keyboard and mouse

+ Light lifting of paperwork, folders or other general record keeping materials

+ Operation of various office equipment: fax machine, telephone & voice mail system, stationary/lap top computer, e-mail system, scanner, and copier

+ Lifting up to 20 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds frequently

+ Walks frequently

+ May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time

+ Occasional travel between locations

+ Risk of exposure to hazardous conditions and blood borne pathogens

+ Occasional reaching, twisting, bending

+ Benefits and Perks

+ 401(k) Match and Profit Sharing Plan

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Job Posting: JC217171247

Posted On: Jun 26, 2022

Updated On: Aug 14, 2022