RADIOLOGY GRADUATE INTERN-ULTRASOUND

POSITION TITLE: GRADUATE INTERN - RADIOLOGY

DEPARTMENT: Radiology

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Radiology Manager / Director Radiology

TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs DIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Under direct supervision, function as an imaging technologist in the field of diagnostic imaging. To facilitate and coordinate patient care, delivery and effective communication within the medical center dedicated to the care of infants, children, adolescents and those with childhood conditions. Work closely with team members of the Radiology Department and other collaborating departments throughout the hospital and outpatient sites.

Responsibilities
·PATIENT CARE - PROCEDURES AND EXAMS:
Prepare patients, parents, and/or families for procedures/examinations physically and/or psychologically. Conduct procedures/examinations following protocol/guidelines as directed. May obtain, review, bring together, and/or facilitate the exchange of patient information.
·CUSTOMER SERVICE - PATIENT:
Act as a customer advocate and strive to better meet the needs of, and to support, patients and/or families. Utilize a customer focus to complete assignments and/or interact with customers in a courteous, attentive and conscientious manner. Respond quickly to parent requests and concerns. Provide appropriate education/information to patients and/or families.
·COMMUNICATION - PATIENT:
Communicate with patients, families and employees in courteous manner. Respond promptly to requests by patients, families and employees. Provide information concerning patients that are admitted to, referred to/from, transferred to/from, or discharged from home unit. Provide emotional support to families as needed.
·COLLABORATION:
Work collaboratively/cooperatively with others to achieve goals. Proactively adjust one's style and/or efforts to complement those of others. Develop positive working relationships with peers/colleagues. Share knowledge and/or provide support for team members. Contribute to and promote a positive and professional work environment/atmosphere. May serve as a liaison within the division or organization. Be able and willing to assist in clerical roles when needed.
·SAFETY - GENERAL:
Adhere to established safety programs within the department/division. Evaluate procedures, facilities and equipment to identify unsafe conditions that need improvement. Ensure safety concerns are reported appropriately.
·COMPLIANCE I:
Understand and comply to applicable policies, guidelines, regulations, and/or accreditation standards. Document compliance as necessary. Maintain compliance with CCHMC Core Standards and code of ethics. May be responsible for ensuring that work areas are organized and present a safe, accessible, effective, and/or efficient environment for employees, patients, and/or families.
·PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
Maintain currency in the field, including maintenance of any necessary licensure/certification, through continuing education, conferences, meetings, in-services, networking, literature, and/or seminars. Attend all mandatory CCHMC training sessions. Implement obtained knowledge/skills into one's own work, the department, and/or the organization. Assume responsibility for one's own professional growth and development. May participate in internal/external professional committees, agencies, councils, and/or activities.

Skills & Competencies
·COMMUNICATION - BASIC:
Effective verbal, written and/or interpersonal skills.
·DIVERSITY:
Ability to relate well to people of diverse backgrounds.
·RADIOLOGIC:
Possess knowledge of specific radiology modality procedures and their application to the pediatric population and continuing throughout the lifespan.
·INIATITIVE:
Challenging the status quo and seizing opportunities to enhance work processes and outcomes; voluntarily seeking new or extra responsibilities and challenges; going beyond what is expected; proactively delving into work without hesitation.
·PROFESSIONALISM:
Presents a professional demeanor in challenging situations. Excellent organization, analytical and prioritization skills. Ability to work independently.
·COMPUTER PROFICIENCY - BASIC:
Working knowledge of basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office, e-mail and internet.
·PHYSICAL SATMINA - HIGH:
Excellent physical stamina sufficient to perform frequent bending, heavy lifting (up to 40 lbs.), extensive standing and/or walking.
·INFORMAL LEADERSHIP:
Ability to informally lead and direct the work of others.

Required:
·Registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) OR Registered Diagnostic Sonographer (RDMS) OR Registry Eligible OR in the last year of the Advanced Medical Imaging Program.

Preferred:
·Associates Degree in Radiology OR Equivalent