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Radiographer - Fluoroscopy Tech - Per Diem (Main Hospital)

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 210800

Shift: Any

Employment Status: Regular - Part Time 

 

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Job Summary

Under the direction of the Radiology Director, Manager and Fluoroscopy Team Leader, performs a variety of diagnostic procedures with technical expertise and competency. Understand the daily operations of all radiographic equipment and departmental flow to obtain optimal imaging and patient care for diagnosis and measure of disease.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs and assist in various diagnostic fluoroscopy procedures that produce optimal imaging with diagnostic quality according to the department’s policy and procedures daily.
    • Follows all current protocols for routine: diagnostic imaging and fluoroscopy exams, positioning, patient care and documentation as prescribed in the procedure manual set forth by the imaging department.
    • Provide optimal diagnostic imaging and radiation safety for the purpose of diagnostic interpretation.
    • Selects the appropriate technical factors, safety devices, and operates all imaging equipment as directed.
    • Maintains constant attention to patient assigned to the technologist.

 

  • Operates Routine fluoroscopic equipment according to department policy and procedure.
    • Adheres to federal and state radiation safety guidelines and regulations regarding patient and operator protection, collimation, and shielding.
    • Ensures dosimetry badge is worn 100% of the time outside his/her thyroid shield while he/she is working in the imaging department.
    • Ensures radiation protection on all patients by using lead shields, lead aprons, and gonadal shields when appropriate.

 

  • Provides and supports interdepartmental teamwork set forth by the radiology administrator.
    • Coordinates and help support the needs of the other modalities, and CHOP Healthcare Network to provide effective patient care and service.
    • Ensure open communication with nursing staff, etc.
    • Document and communicate patient information to staff members, physicians, referring services and nursing care units.
    • Orient new staff technologists, physicians, and students.
    • Provide Call coverage for off- hours emergency cases and holidays.
    • Ensure the safety and inspection of all lead apron testing for the Radiology Department and other services.

 

  • Adheres to federal and state radiation safety guidelines and regulations regarding patient and operator protection, collimation, and shielding.
    • Ensures dosimeter badge is worn while he/she is working in the imaging department.
    • Document and record the (DAP) Dose Area Product
    • Provide radiation protection in accordance with all safety standards and the principle of ALARA to ensure the wellbeing of patients, hospital personnel, and the general public and while performing any duties.

 

  • Maintains workstation area and equipment.
    • Ensures that all emergency equipment and specialized equipment is checked daily and record books maintained as necessary.
    • Ensures that the room is checked on initial use for safety.
    • Ensures the equipment is functioning before start of procedure.
    • Ensures that supplies are available and ready for use before shift begins
    • In conjunction with SPD, will take inventory weekly and make appropriate arrangements to replenish supplies 100% of the time.
    • Ensures that after the end of shift, work area will be returned to readiness and an acceptable level of cleanliness.
    • Ensures all radiographic equipment is turned off at end of shift and plugged in if applicable.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Radiology Technologist (RT) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) - upon hire
CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross)

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: 

  • High School Diploma / GED        
  • Technical Diploma in Radiology


Required Experience:

  • At least two (2) years of work experience and/or trained in a CHOP affiliated program    

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Pediatric experience

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of Radiology Information Systems    
  • Provides Family Centered Care    
  • Ability to work independent of supervision    
  • Basic organizational skills    
  • Basic phone etiquette and communication skills    
  • Able to handle multiple tasks    
  • Minimum of 1 year of health-related experience is preferred    
  • Previous experience in medical field preferred,    
  • Epic experience preferred    
  • Other shifts as assigned    
  • All other duties as assigned    
  • Subject to on-call status including weekends and holidays    

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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