PER-DIEM RADIOLOGY TECH
Icahn School of Medicine affiliation with Queens Hospital Center, seeks an experienced per-diem radiology technologist to join our team. To qualify, you must hold current NY State License in Radiology technology.
Under general supervision of licensed Physicians and Radiology Supervisor, performs and/or assists in performing all routine radiologic and fluoroscopic examinations in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures. Sets up, adjusts, and operates x-ray equipment, selecting proper technical factors to obtain accurate diagnostic radiographs; properly positions and immobilizes patients. Responds to patients' needs as required. Maintains cleanliness of equipment and general working area, stocking clinical supplies. Ensures proper operation of x-ray equipment. Provides instruction to medical students and residents as required. Provides care to patients of all ages/groups in the form of diagnostic testing.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under supervision of physicians and Radiology Supervisor, prepares patients and examination areas in accordance with departmental policies and procedures for administration, as appropriate, of all routine and advanced skeletal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary and chest radiological and fluoroscopic diagnostic examinations. Sets up, cleans and warms up x-ray equipment. Observes radiation and equipment safety precautions for equipment maintenance and patient/employee well-being. Provides patient orientation prior to examination session. Loads film in the printer as needed.
Under supervision, performs or assists in performing routine radio-logical and fluoroscopic diagnostic evaluations in accordance with established clinical protocols. Positions patients in accordance with established procedures and techniques. Operates and adjusts equipment, determining current settings and monitoring patient and employee radiation exposure and potential for electric shock; observes safety guidelines. Responds to patients needs during testing. May assist in administering opaque media, loading power injector and handling catheters, guide wires and needles under aseptic technique. Records and codes all applicable examination results and completes all relevant medical documentation; properly labels images in accordance with defined procedures. May perform specialized diagnostic examinations as permitted by experience/registry.
Provides related support functions as required. Schedules examinations; initiates transportation; maintains examination files and statistics. May answer telephones for area and record messages. Maintains clean work area and equipment and maintains full stock of applicable clinical supplies. Properly prepares contrast medica as needed.
Ensures good working order of equipment. Troubleshoots routine equipment problems or seeks technical' assistance for equipment malfunctions, keeping supervisor(s) appropriately informed.
Performs other related duties as assigned or required as professional special technologist. Trains and orients residents and clinical students from various departments and external institutions. Performs assigned quality assurance tasks under supervision.
Minimum Licensing Requirements
License by New York State Department of Health as Radiologic Technologist is mandatory.
Minimum Certification Requirements
ARRT (American Registry of Radio-logic Technology) or like organization certification preferred.
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