Company Description: Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
Additional Business Name: Fairview Hospital
X-RAY TECH SPECIALIST I
To Commensurate With Experience
Full / Part Time
Some High School Coursework
Up to One Year
Must hold current MA ARRT registration - Preference: Required
This is a temporary position up to 6 months located at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington, MA. It is a 32 hour per week position that offers full time benefits.
Perform a wide variety of technical procedures, requiring independent judgment and ingenuity. Requires initiative to apply appropriate skills to facilitate a diagnosis. May be assigned independent responsibilities by Department Director. Proper care of the client in accordance with the departmental and hospital policies and procedures is required. May be responsible for assigned areas to assume responsibilities of supervision or instruction to department personnel as determined by Department Director. Practices infection control and body substance isolation in clinical practice in compliance with departmental and hospital policies and OSHA standards. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Demonstrates proper operation of PACS, HIS and RIS computer systems. Demonstrates ability to operate and trouble shoot CR, DR and PACs applications.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS(Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
Minimum of 1 year X-Ray tech experience preferred.
Education and Training:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have completed formal AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program.
License, Certification & Registration:
Must hold current Massachusetts State license. Current registration with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists preferred although candidates with demonstrated experience will be considered. CPR required.
Ability to function independently and proficiently in a high stress, work intensive environment. Must be able to move and lift patients, equipment and supplies on a regular basis. Must be able to operate complex radiographic equipment, including C-arm. Must have working knowledge of film processing and laser imaging results. Ability to stand/walk up to 6 hours per 8-hour shift. Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. intermittently throughout shift. Ability to lift over 100 lbs. without assistance and/or mechanical aid. Must possess sight/hearing senses or use of prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of the position can be fully met. Ability to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner. Proficiency in Cat Scan preferred.
Must meet the physical requirements of the position, as outlined in the job description available through the Human Resources.