Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a subsidiary of Massachusetts General Hospital, is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.
1.Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to the analysis of information.
a. Patient identification
b. Documentation/ Patient History
c. Assesses factors that contraindicate procedure being performed (i.e.: written orders, reasons for exam, medications, artifacts, lab results, allergies, etc.)
d. Compliant with department standards when performing Universal Protocol to include, but not limited to, pre-procedure verification, documentation verification and Time Out.
e. Provides post procedure instructions to patient; follows up with physician(s) when necessary, providing documentation changes to treatment plan.
2.Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to patient care and patient education.
a. Provides accurate explanations & instructions at an appropriate tine and place and at a level of understanding to the patient, parent or guardian.
b. Patient Comfort/ Anxiety Reduction - determines the need for accessory equipment to maintain a high level of patient care and utilizes the Pain Scale when appropriate, provides reassurance, encouragement and emotional support.
c. Images patient using established Radiologists' protocols and Department guidelines.
d. Assesses images for diagnostic quality and makes modifications as necessary.
e. Ensures that the following are adhered to according to contrast media administration policy (XR-08)
3.Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to compliance.
a. Educates the public and staff about MRI procedures and MRI magnetic safety. Provides hearing protection to patients and others.
b. Follows the Code of Ethics and works within their professional scope of practice.
c. Participates in QC/QA/PI programs; submits report documentation within specified timeframe's set by department standards.
d. Provides timely, accurate and complete documentation of near misses occurrences, and action plans.
e. Completes Daily Room Check- off sheet and maintains adequate level of supplies in procedure rooms.
f. Assures compliance with Kronos and accurately completes all payroll functions within specified time frame.
4.Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to cost effectiveness and productivity.
a. Conserves preserves and economizes where expendable resources are concerned (Examples: Supplies, overtime and equipment.
b. Performs job functions in a timely manner with accuracy; utilizes Imaging Services department specific programs efficiently, and consistently produces output of sufficient volume.
c. Assesses equipment to determine acceptable performance, tags equipment appropriately and notifies supervisor.
5.Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to professional leadership practice.
a. Press Ganey - actively pursues improving customer service standards. Demonstrates and contributes to the customization of Imaging Services practices.
b. Supervises, monitors, and guides students on selecting appropriate procedures after reviewing data, patient abilities, and patients overall condition.
c. Provides a positive role model for students of the Radiologic Technology profession by exhibiting a professional attitude toward students and the teaching process.
6.Demonstrates competency in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to MRI equipment.
a. Ability to perform routine MRI procedures to include contrast administration with power injector.
b. Anesthesia machine, power on, hook up, and safe work zone.
c. Exhibits competence in McKesson PACS & HMI web version and RIS Functions. Familiar with downtime procedures and follows accordingly.
d. Exhibits competence in Soarian Clinicals & Financials, and Pyxis supply stations.
Experience Minimum Required
1 years in Radiology MRI capacity
Education Minimum Required
Graduate from an approved Radiology training program
Special Skills Minimum Required
Computer manipulation, verbal and written communication skills, mechanical aptitude.
Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative manner.
Ability to make effective professional judgment and decisions based on objective criteria. IV certification within 6 months of hire
Licensure and/or Certifications Required
NH State Medical Imaging License
ARC or AHA BLS w/in 3 mos of hire
ARRT-MR certification within one year of hire
Licensure and/or Certifications Preferred/Desired
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