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PER DIEM X-RAY TECHNICIAN
Full/Part Time: Per Diem
Location/Affiliates: Queens Hospital Center
Department: A43 - Radiology
Requisition Number: QHC13-00208
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.
-Job requires a minimum level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through completion of an Associate's Degree or equivalent NYS-accredited training program in radiological technology in order to learn how to conduct skeletal gastrointestinal, genitourinary and chest examinations and familiarity with anatomy, physiology and biology. Special training required to conduct examinations for certain areas such as mammography, special procedures, CT.
-Licensure by New York State Department of Health as Radiologic Technologist is mandatory. Certification required with ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technology) for certain specialty examinations (e.g., mammography).
-Prior work experience of more than five years is desired in order to gain seasoned familiarity with administration of radiological testing. Should be knowledgeable about most major models of radiological testing equipment. New special procedure technicians require period of 30 days in order to orient themselves to techniques and work area.
-Good analytical skills necessary for handling of radiology patients during administration of advanced and routine diagnostic testing. Must be able to appropriately assess the correct action to take during testing, while being cognizant of patient well-being. Must accurately monitor radiation exposure or potential for electronic shock, etc.
-Good interpersonal manner important during delivery of patient care in order to ensure harmonious interaction in radiological diagnostic examinations.
-Work requires manual dexterity for use of x-ray and other equipment and instruments. Light lifting of clinical supplies may be required. Adequate physical strength required for positioning of patients and equipment during examinations. Accurate positioning of patients is critical in order to ensure proper quality of radiological examination results and patient safety.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.
Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.