• Posted on: Jul 09, 2024
  • Location: White Plains, NY
  • Job ID: c4d4e407
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: Jul 09, 2024
  • Location: White Plains, NY
  • Job ID: c4d4e407
  • Type: Full Time

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Join an award-winning Community based hospital – Trauma II as a Radiologic Tech

EVENINGS

M-F 4p-12am, alt w/e, holidays

OR

Mon-Fri  12am-8am

Will work under the supervision of the Radiology administrator and /or designee.  Performs routine and some special procedure imaging. Prepares patient for procedures. Assists radiologists when needed. Prepares, operates, and cares for the equipment being used.  Processes images, prints CDs when needed. Adheres to established radiology “standards of care”. Applies principles of radiation protection, when appropriate to minimize exposure to patient, self, and others. Assumes responsibility for assigned area and duties. Adheres to hospital wide customer service programs. Performs other duties as assigned, such as quality assurance. Performs diagnostic and some special procedure medical radiographic images utilizing radiologic assistance. Exercises professional judgment in performance of procedures.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:

1. Understands and adheres to the  Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors

2. Prepares and positions patients correctly for specific examinations, observing different and special requirements for each protocol including proper documentation on images and required body part questionnaires.

3. Assumes responsibilities for designated areas and/ or procedures and produces good technical images, reviewing completed exams for quality, completeness for the type of test ordered.

4. Assists physicians during procedures as necessary

5. Performs equipment Quality assurance and calibrations as needed, orders supplies.

6. Will be required to work in case of emergency procedures or when situations arise in the department. Works on call, holiday, overtime and/or day, evening, and overnight shift coverage to help maintain adequate and safe coverage for the department.

7. Maintains the cleanliness of all work areas, equipment, and accessories. Reports all malfunctioning equipment to Bio Med or supervisor.

8. Processes images, or prints CD’s if needed

9. Performs routine office duties, such as answering phones, checking previous reports/ films, documents information on patients’ request, Meditech or hospital RIS and PACs digital x-ray system

10. Notifies transport when patients are ready to be picked up or returned to floors

11. Shows radiologist images and calls reports to the attending physician and documents communications if necessary (wet readings

12. May be assigned as an instructor or preceptor

13. Will treat all people/staff in a professional and courteous manner, upholding the hospitals behavioral standards.

14. Introduces self and educates each patient or family member regarding the examination that is ordered.

15. Knowledgeable and skillful in providing care, based on age, physical and psychosocial needs of different patient populations including neonate/newborn, pediatric/adolescent, adults, and geriatric groups

16. Performs other related duties as required, attends staff meetings and in-services

17. Duties and hours may change according to the needs of the department or hospital

18. Prepares schedules

19. Maintains time sheets and prepares payroll

20. Orders supplies

21. In charge of daily patient flow and departmental tasks

Education & Experience Requirements:

-The Radiologic Technologist must be a graduate of an allied health education and accredited radiography school, or hospital based program. NY State DOH Licensure or Limited Permit required. ARRT registered (RT) and radiograph (R)

– Continuing education requirements need to be upheld to meet the standards set forth by governing bodies. Current standards are 24 ECE credits over a two-year period depending on year of birth.

-BLS certification through the (AHA) American Heart Association is required or must be completed with 90 days of hire.

-Radiation dose pledge for both Image Gently and Image Wisely through the American College of Radiology (ACR) will be performed during the orientation process and before end of probationary period.

 
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