Interventional (IR) Technologist - CT Certified at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

What's in it for you?




  • 15K sign on We're offering a generous sign-on bonus to welcome you to our team. Recognizing and valuing exceptional talent, we're eager to discuss the exciting details of this bonus during our interview process.


  • Career Growth: continued opportunity for cross-training in various specialties


  • Clinical Specialties: IR technologists cover clinical areas including IR, CT-guided procedures, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Hybrid procedures, Endovascular Neurosurgery, and Endoscopic interventions


  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance: Starts day 1


  • PTO: up to 30 days annually for new hires including hospital holidays


  • Retirement: A hospital funded pension plus a 403(b) with company match


Job Description




Principal Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Operates complex diagnostic and interventional radiographic equipment.

  • Participates in IR procedures within the IR departments, peri-op environments, bedside, and elsewhere as needed. Cross-trains and supports the sub-specialties within IR including and not limited to CT-guided procedures, abdominal procedures, vascular procedures, vascular surgery, Neuro IR, neurosurgery, endoscopic interventions, and cardiac surgery.

  • Maintains aseptic conditions preparing patients for procedures and participating in cases. Includes sterile prep for procedure following all infection control policies and Instructions for Use for associated products.

  • Scrubbing in as a second operator as needed to assist the primary physician including catheter/wire management, administration of contrast, and assisting the physician to expedite the case and improve the quality of care. These practices adopted by the ASRT House of Delegates (Resolution 99-3.03, 1999).

  • Calibrates and verifies operation of all equipment to be used during the day and notifies appropriate personnel of equipment malfunctions. Begins trouble-shooting process and calls service engineers when repair is indicated. This includes conducting CT computer system warm up and fast calibration and Quality Control procedures per operating procedures established by manufacture's guidelines to ensure effective, calibrated and safe operation. Ensures appropriate storage remains available on the device during daily QC checks and ensuring images are properly recorded in PACS.

  • Maintains inventory tracking, utilization and replenishment within the patient's medical record through the division's Inventory management software. Validates all documentation associated with procedure.

  • Under the guidance of the inventory coordinator, assists with various tasks related to RFID tagging of product and stocking of medical/surgical supplies in appropriate RFID cabinets throughout the units.

  • Networks CT exam data, segments exam when necessary, and transmits images to PACS. Includes use of the AW server for viewing and overlay of previous imaging for use during procedures.

  • Performs proper post-processing of all images (e.g. pixel shift, window/level) and sends all appropriate images to PACS.

  • Ensures availability of previous imaging as needed for procedures through workstation and/or Pushpage. Includes utilization of advanced software for overlay, needle-guidance, embo-guidance and/or FUSION as needed.

  • Participates in a rotating on-call schedule for evening, weekend and holiday coverage. Includes urgent and routine case types deemed appropriate by IR and subspecialty call-service Attending physicians.

  • Acknowledges and participates in research programs, quality assurance and other quality improvement projects carried on in the department.

  • Performs all other duties as directed.






Qualifications

Licenses:



Required:


  • Radiography RT license in the state of MA, R.T(R)

  • Radiography CT license in the state of MA, R.T.(CT)


Certifications:



Required:


  • ARRT

  • BLS

Preferred: R.T.(VI) or (CV)



EDUCATION
:



Minimum Required:


  • Successful completion of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology


EXPERIENCE
:



  • Preferred: Minimum of 1 year of Radiography experience






EEO Statement

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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