Radiologic Technologist

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SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform radiographic procedures and related techniques, producing images for interpretation
  • Experience in general radiography a must
  • Experience specific to ortho a plus
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written, excellent interpersonal skills required to interact with patients
  • Willingness to cross train into other functions, such as Medical Assistant or Front Desk receptionist
  • Demonstrated physical agility and strength in order to assist patients with mobility and transport devices (crutches, walker, wheel chair)
  • Demonstrate physical agility to assist with DME application
  • Demonstrate mental aptitude and physical fitness to respond quickly to emergent situations
  • Demonstrated understanding of EMR software and how to perform required tasks within the patient health record
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of COS’ safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Instruct and explain procedures to patients to alleviate anxiety and solicit cooperation
  • Communicate calmly, compassionately, and professionally with all different types of patients including the elderly, ailing, handicapped, and young children.
  • Position patients to obtain and affect the results specified for diagnosis
  • Set equipment to obtain the best density, detail, and contrast of the area being imaged
  • Practice radiation protection in accordance with established regulatory agency requirements
  • Utilize equipment and report any equipment malfunctions, necessary adjustments or repairs
  • Perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment with ingenuity and initiative
  • Perform tasks in the Electronic Medical Record in a timely manner with absolute accuracy (i.e. – order for x-ray from physician)
  • Assist patients in and out of wheel chairs; on and off the x-ray table
  • Follow mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion. Monitor supply use and restock or request reordering of items as required
  • Under physician’s direction, assist with administration of DME (booting, splinting, casting)
  • Position requires willingness to work in multiple locations; schedule issued weekly
  • Position requires having own transportation

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be a registered technologist from an accredited school of Radiology
  • Must possess a Radiology Technologist license in the state of Connecticut
  • NEW GRADS Welcome to apply!
  • Having worked in an EMR/EHR considered a plus

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
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