Radiology Technical Assistant, Part Time
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety


Job Info


GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: Summarize the nature and level of work performed. Please note that this section should be written in a paragraph format and provide a broad description of the role and its purpose as well as the reporting structure.

Technical Assistant reports to and functions under the general supervision of the Manager of Nuclear Pharmacy Services and Technical Manager. Receives direct supervision from nuclear pharmacists. The role of the Technical Assistant encompasses assisting the nuclear pharmacist with day-to-day tasks. The technical assistant must be knowledgeable of the workflow within the area and work under the supervision of the licensed individuals within these areas.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: In order of importance, list essential areas of responsibility, major job duties, special projects and key objectives for this position. These items should be evaluated throughout the year and included in the written annual evaluation. This section should be completed as a bulleted list and explain how the role is performed.

Job Description: 20 hour/week position. Shift 8:00 am- 12:00 pm

  • Maintains clean, neat, and well-organized work area
  • Able to work independently
  • Transports radiopharmaceuticals, as directed by technologist/nuclear pharmacy staff
  • Performs package wipe testing and surveying pursuant to DOT/State Radiation package check-in requirements
  • Communicates with pharmacist the deliveries received each day
  • Performs daily cleaning of worksurfaces and floors in the sterile medication preparation areas
  • Performs daily cleaning of medication containers
  • Unpacks, cleans, and stocks nuclear pharmacy supplies
  • Orders supplies
  • Performs radiation safety related tasks (wipe testing, area surveys, equipment testing)
  • Any other related duties as directed by the Nuclear Pharmacist.


Qualifications
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: This section should be a bulleted list of minimum requirements explaining the skills (what the individual is trained for) and competencies (measurable as defined by the job) necessary to perform the job.

  • Employee will be trained in proper hand hygiene and garbing to work in a sterile medication area
  • Required to complete and pass gloved-fingertip assessment of sterile glove application
  • Knowledge of universal precautions.
  • Knowledge of medical/Radiology supplies.
  • Knowledge of materials, equipment, supplies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of proper radiation safety/protection procedures.
  • Completion of Radiation Safety Course

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS: Specify minimum credentials and clearly indicate if required or preferred.

Not Applicable

EDUCATION: Check boxes that best describe the minimum and preferred education requirements.

Minimum Required:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent

Certificate : Please specify

Some college or Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Doctoral Degree

None required

Preferred:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent

Certificate : Please specify

Some college or Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Doctoral Degree

EXPERIENCE: Indicate the required and preferred (optional)amount and type of experience.

Preferred: Previous medical, lab and/or pharmacy experience

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (authority to hire, promote, or terminate): Indicate supervisory "scope" and list the number of employees supervised.

Not Applicable

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Indicate financial "scope" information, e.g. size of budget, volume, revenue, etc.

Not Applicable

WORKING CONDITIONS: Describe the conditions in which the work is performed. Use this section to detail any physical requirements for the position (lifting, carrying, etc). Use this section to also detail any environmental conditions associated with the position (outdoor weather requirements, hazardous materials, etc).

Technical Assistant will be provided training on radiation safety and proper garbing and equipment utilization for cleaning tasks.

EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.



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