Radiology Tech (Pool) - Northeast Alliance Surgery Center
Company: Surgery Care Affiliates
Posted on: November 22, 2022
Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1
million patients each year and support physician specialists
holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our
teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians,
health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on
the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience
for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.
As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery
system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a
complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group
of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to
customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:
- We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated
ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management
- We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice
solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to
support growth and transition to value-based care.
- We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through
our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy
predictable billing to patients.
- We help physicians address everything beyond surgical
procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.
The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are
going-and the growing career opportunities for YOU.
We are actively hiring for an Radiation Technologist.
- Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA .
- Develop an individualized patient plan of care by
- 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
- Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient's
- Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal
- Performing interventions to protect the patient from
- 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.
- Appl y princi ples of radiation protection to teammates, LIPs,
- 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
- Evaluate radiographic images for technical quality and stores
film according to facility's policy and guidelines
- Inventory, receive, and restock materials used for radiological
- 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
- 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
- Participate in quality review and performance improvement
- 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
- Demonstrate fiscal responsibility.
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Completion of an accredited radiology program required.
- Prior experience as a radiation technologist/procedure
- Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of
employment required or documentation of current BCLS
- 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, affilia ted 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 safet y, and in accordance
with SCA Core Values.
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