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Radiology Tech (PT) - Patient Care Associates

Company: SCA Health
Location: Englewood
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

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 .Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits Positive work cultureCareer growth opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) PlanAccountabilities / 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 equipmentMaintain 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 patientsAssist physician with imaging procedureFollow safety procedures and manufacturer's instructions when handling cleaning solutions, supplies and equipment.Ensure proper identification and documentation of radiographic imagesEvaluate radiographic images for technical quality and stores film according to facility's policy and guidelinesInventory, 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 stateWorking Conditions/Physical Requirements:Physically demanding, high-stress environmentExposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motionsPushing and pulling heavy objectsFull range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipmentManual and finger dexterityHand eye coordinationStanding and walking for extensive periods of timeLifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbsCorrected vision and hearing to within normal rangeWorking irregular hours

Keywords: SCA Health, Tenafly , Radiology Tech (PT) - Patient Care Associates, Healthcare , Englewood, New Jersey

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