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Radiology Tech (FT) - Northeast Alliance Surgery Center

Company: Surgical Care Affiliates
Location: Hamden
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

Location: US-CT-Hamden# of Openings: 1Category: Technician/Clinical UnlicensedSystem ID: 14484Overview

SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

We are actively hiring for an Radiation Technologist.

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA.
  • Develop an individualized patient plan of care by implementing:
    • Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, mechanical, and thermal sources.
    • Demonstrating safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.
    • Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient's advocate.
    • Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment.
    • Performing interventions to protect the patient from infection.
    • Protecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy.
    • Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.
    • Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy.
    • Knowledge of radiation equipment including the maintenance and care of equipment
    • Maintain radiation safety at all time in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
    • Follow established protocols for cleaning, preparing, and operating radiological equipment.
    • Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining outcomes.
    • Apply principles of radiation protection to teammates, LIPs, and patients
    • Assist physician with imaging procedure
    • Follow safety procedures and manufacturer's instructions when handling cleaning solutions, supplies and equipment.
    • Ensure proper identification and documentation of radiographic images
    • Evaluate radiographic images for technical quality and stores film according to facility's policy and guidelines
    • Inventory, receive, and restock materials used for radiological services.
    • Comply with organizational policies, regulatory and accreditation standards, and professional guidelines.
    • Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise, and pertinent to the patient's condition and response to care.
    • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders.
    • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care.
    • Document episode of care accurately, timely, completely, and legibly.
    • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
    • Participate in the performance appraisal process.
    • Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships.
    • Maintain required competencies.
    • Pursue professional growth.
    • Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
    • Comply with all SCA and facility policies and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional guidelines when providing patient care.
    • Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles.
    • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

      Qualifications

      • High school graduate or equivalent.
      • Completion of an accredited radiology program required.
      • Prior experience as a radiation technologist/procedure technologist preferred.
      • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment required or documentation of current BCLS certification.
      • Certification in radiation technology is preferred.
      • AART licensure as required by state

        Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

        • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
        • Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions
        • Pushing and pulling heavy objects
        • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment
        • Manual and finger dexterity
        • Hand eye coordination
        • Standing and walking for extensive periods of time
        • Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs
        • Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range
        • Working irregular hours

          As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facility's success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, a culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Core Values.

          EEO Statement

          We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

          UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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