Surgical Care Affiliates

Radiology Tech (POOL) - Parkway Surgery Center

Job Locations US-MD-Hagerstown
# of Openings
1
Category
Per Diem
System ID
17711
Telecommute
No
Employee Type
Per Diem
Employee Status
Part-time
Group Name
Acela

Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

We are actively hiring for an Radiation Technologist.

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA. 
  • Develop an individualized patient plan of care by implementing: 
    • 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 situation. 
    • Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient’s advocate. 
    • Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment. 
    • Performing interventions to protect the patient from infection. 
    • 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. 
  • Apply principles of radiation protection to teammates, LIPs, and patients 
  • 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 images 
  • Evaluate radiographic images for technical quality and stores film according to facility’s policy and guidelines 
  • Inventory, receive, and restock materials used for radiological services. 
  • 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 care. 
  • 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 legibly. 
  • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects. 
  • 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 safety huddles. 
  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility. 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.  

Qualifications

 

  • High school graduate or equivalent. 
  • Completion of an accredited radiology program required.  
  • Prior experience as a radiation technologist/procedure technologist preferred.  
  • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment required or documentation of current BCLS certification.  
  • 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  

 

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