Radiographer III - Weekend Day Shift - Main Hospital

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 219631

Shift: Weekends

Employment Status: Regular - Part Time 

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Job Summary

The Core Technologist works under the direction and supervision of the Radiology Department Team leader, in performing the necessary duties that assist in the coordination and completion of daily patient care and operations.

Schedule: Sat/Sun Day Shift, 7am-7pm, with holiday & call requirements

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviews daily schedules to determine necessary equipment and supplies needed for patient care within the specified Radiology modality.
  • Consults Radiology Team Leader and staff to determine the daily operational needs for procedures and patient care. 
  • Procedural room setup and turnover. 
  • Maintain daily supplies and stock. 
  • All other diversified duties as assigned within each Radiology modality. 
  • Conducts self in a professional manner
  • Subject to on-call status including weekends and holidays
  • Participates in the formal in-service program provided for Radiology Complex 95% of the time.
  • Responds promptly and positively to patients, families, associates, and all others in a respectful, courteous and confidential manner.
  • Always maintains identifiable/professional attire, including using nametags and ID cards.
  • Answers telephone calls within three rings 95% of the time.
  • Respects confidentiality of patients and co-workers in all circumstances 100% of the time.
  • Greets patients, families, co-workers and others in a calm, professional, friendly manner; makes eye contact, initiates conversation, and identifies self by name.
  • Follows hospital and department procedures and policies.
  • Attends mandatory sessions/meetings/in-services 100% of the time.
  • Adheres to attendance policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of CHOP and department policies and procedures.
  • Reviews policy and procedure updates from managers and CHOP

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

  • Reports any incident that seems unusual/deficient to supervisor and/or Security.
  • Corrects and/or reports unsafe, unsecured or unclean environment to supervisor and/or Environmental, Health and Safety, or Facilities departments.
  • Always takes breaks away from patient and family areas.
  • Keeps self and work area neat and organized.
  • Participates collaboratively in staff meetings, committees, projects and teams to resolve conflicts and meet institutional goals.
  • Attends staff meetings as requested 100% of the time.  Is recognized as an “informed” participant or committee member by peers.  Completes assignments on time 100% of the time.
  • Reviews and contributes to the attainment of departmental and CHOP goals annually.
  • Participates and contributes to team projects.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of constant quality improvement values and participates in CHOP and departmental Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Identifies own learning needs and obtains necessary education to meet requirements of position
  • Attends mandatory education programs 100% of the time.
  • Documents and reports all necessary education and training.
  • Other shifts as assigned
  • Applies education and training to daily work to enhance job knowledge and skills.
  • Reviews learning needs with supervisor to set individual education and learning goals annually.
  • Follows CHOP and departmental cost control standards: monitors usage of supplies

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Specified responsibilities for the Interventional Radiology Department

  • Ensures that all emergency and specialized equipment are checked daily. 
  • Scan Procedural Consent Forms into the Epic System. 
  • Follows Institutional Clinical Laboratory Protocols and Standards for Specimen Handling and Blood Products.
  • Operate and maintain PAR Excellence Scanning System for supplies, surgical instruments, and any related equipment used in the IR Department.
  • Setup and turnover procedural rooms according to the divisional/hospital standards determined by Radiology leadership. 

Specified responsibilities for the MRI Department.

  • The staff member must be able to set-up, operate and maintain any equipment needed for exams.
  • They will also stock rooms and maintain supply levels.
  • Positions patient when required
  • Collects information by interview from patient, family and healthcare providers for technologist to preform final MRI safety screening
  • This staff member is also responsible for prescreening of all MR patients

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Registered Technologist Certification (AART-RT)
CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross)
AHA certification within one (1) year of placement into position is required.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School / GED. Completion of a radiology program.

Required Experience: Five (5) years of experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience:

  • Pediatric experience

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of Radiology Information Systems
  • Provides Family Centered Care
  • Ability to work independent of supervision
  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Advanced 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

To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. Additionally, all workforce members based in or regularly scheduled to work at any New Jersey location are mandated to be both vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19, with booster timing consistent with applicable guidelines. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates. CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons.  Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.
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