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PRN Radiation Therapy Tech - PPMC

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Job ID: 203610
Category: Radiation Therapy/Radiation Oncology
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: shift 1

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1. Position Title: General Radiology Technologist 2. Title of Immediate Supervisor: Manager, Medical Imaging 5. FLSA: Non-exempt 3. Department/Entity: Medical Imaging / PPMC 6. Position Number: P52017 4. Date: April 2014 7. Salary Grade: N08 8. Summary of Accountabilities: The General Radiology technologist performs radiographic procedures on patients and assists the Radiologists with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. 9. Machines/Tools & Equipment: Radiology equipment of all types, CR ( Computerized Radiology ) system; PACS / RIS system, Phone, FAX, phone and various office equipment. 10. Physical/ Working Requirements: FREQUENCY FREQUENCY FREQUENCY FREQUENCY RARE 0-10% OCCASIONAL 11-34% FREQUENT 34-66% CONTINUOUS >67% WEIGHT 1-10 11-25 26-50 50 + 1-10 11-25 26-50 50 + 1-10 11-25 2s6-50 50 + 10-20 11-25 16-50 50 + LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LBS LIFTING X PUSH/PULL X CARRYING X FREQUENCY RARE 0-10% OCCASIONAL 11-34% FREQUENT 34-66% CONTINUOUS >67% SITTING X STANDING X BENDING X KNEELING X CLIMBING X WALKING X REACHING X 11. Minimum Certifications, Registry and/or Licenses Required: Must be ARRT eligible and registered within one year of hire date. 12. Degree Requirements and Minimum Experience Required: High school diploma or equivalent required; Graduation from an approved Radiologic Technology Program. 13. Skill Requirements: Profiency in radiographic techniques and procedures, good organizational and people skills. Essential understanding of computer data entry in Windows environment. Excellent verbal and written skills. Maintains a professional appearance. Consistently demonstrates a high degree of customer service skills 2 Performance Evaluation Scale: 1 = Below Threshold 2 = Threshold 3 = Target 4 = High Performance Role In Relation To Accountabilities Performance Measures OPERATIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Includes essential position accountabilities, compliance and performance standards Performing radiographic studies in General Radiology 1. Performs all routine X-ray studies in general X-ray, using stationary as well as portable X-ray equipment, on a continuous basis using proper techniques, positioning and anatomical labeling. 2. Operates digital equipment, using cassettes and CR system. 3. Operates Radiology equipment in the O.R., including C-arms, portable machines, etc. 4. Performs Radiographic studies as ordered on nursing units using portable X-ray equipment. 5. Practices proper radiation protection techniques (wears film badge at all times, wears body aprons and thyroid shields when necessary, shields patients, collimates films and avoids rerays). 6. Prepares supplies and patient radiographic exams. 7. Ensures that exam room is clean, orderly, and with adequate supplies to perform examinations. 8. Instruct radiographic students with proper procedures and techniques. 9. Maintains equipment in good working order, and contacts Service Company when equipment needs repair or adjustment. 10. May perform routine office duties such as reception, placing Radiology orders in RIS, keeping records and processing films when necessary. 1. Scheduling reports form the call center. 2. Monthly review audit by Supervisor for accuracy ( 95%) 3. Staff Meetings attendance 4. Error Review 5. Complaint Review 6. Patient/Staff Feedback 7. Observation Annual Weighting 50% = ________ Score Annual Weighting: 20% _________ Score Additional duties and functions:: 1. Always verifies patient ID, by way of a minimum of Two (2) identifying pieces of patient information from the patient, such as name and D.O.B. 2. Verifies the order by reading written notes, as well as checking for on-line orders. 3. Answers all patient questions, practices good customer service by keeping waiting patients informed about delays when they happen. 4. Practices hospital policy on effective hand hygiene between cases, etc. 5. Helps with other areas in Radiology when assigned or needed. Performance Evaluation Comments: 3 Role In Relation To Accountabilities Performance Measures PATIENT/CUSTOMER Includes patient/customer satisfaction and initiatives, patient confidentiality • Provides a positive, friendly helpful encounter for each and every Patient / customer encountered in this role. • Makes eye contact and focuses on the patient or customer who is in front of their workstation. • Displays sensitivity for the well being of all our customers and patients. • Answers all phone calls within the first three rings whenever possible. • Cooperation with and helpfulness to the patient, members of the patient’s family, visitors and co-workers • Pride in self, professions and the hospital • Respect for other people • Direct observation • Patient feedback • Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey Annual Weighting 10% Score Performance Evaluation Comments: Performance Rating TEAM PARTNER Collaborates with fellow team members and partners to serve patients and other customers. Supports proactive communication & problem solving to enable the high performance of teams and individuals • Key Team partners include: All Nursing units, the staff in emergency medicine, house physicians, department Radiologists, and fellow staff in other Radiology areas (CT, NRI, IR, etc.) transport staff technical staff of other departments. • Shares resources and information across boundaries to ensure customer needs are met for all customers, both internal; and external. • Supports proactive communication to enable high performance of all individuals • Assessment and feedback from management team • Direct observation Annual Weighting 5%= Score Performance Evaluation Comments: Performance Rating COMMUNICATION SKILLS • Communicates appropriately and effectively with supervisors, nurse managers, peers, patients/customers and outside agencies • Follow professional and proper telephone etiquette using interpersonal skills and required job knowledge (LIST) • Assessment and feedback from management team • Direct observation Annual Weighting 5% Score Performance Evaluation Comments: Performance Rating 4 Role In Relation To Accountabilities Performance Measures TECHNICAL SKILLS • Effective management skills including but not limited to communication, conflict resolution, problem solving, work redesign and policy and procedure documentation. • Working knowledge and proficiency in the use of all general Radiology equipment, the RIS / PACS systems, CR equipment, portable machine, C-arms, etc. • Assessment and feedback from management team • Direct observation Annual Weighting 5%= Score Performance Evaluation Comments: Performance Rating CORE VALUES • Creating & Sharing Knowledge • Honesty & Integrity • Innovation & Continuous Improvement • Ownership & Accountability • Stewards of Resources & Processes • Working Together for Results • Quality Care & Service Excellence • Proactively shares information and trends • Treats colleagues and staff with dignity and respect • Ensures absolute confidentiality • Creates a work environment that attracts and retains key talent • Facilitates the identification of common goals • Identifies opportunity for improvement • Prioritizes own work with minimal involvement of supervision • Takes personal responsibility for Department performance • Direct observation • Participation in meetings • Suggestions

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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