Mount Sinai Careers

Per Diem Special Procedures Technician

Jamaica, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:

1. 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.  Prepares advanced examinations, such as computerized tomography and special procedures, in accordance with training and certification.  Sets up, cleans and adjusts equipment.  Loads film, takes xrays and unloads and transports film. Observes radiation and equipment safety precautions for equipment maintenance and patient/employee wellbeing.  Provides patient orientation prior to examination session.

2. Under supervision, performs all routine and advanced (e.g., CT/special procedures) radiological and fluoroscopic diagnostic evaluations in accordance with established clinical protocols.  Positions patients in accordance with established procedures.  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.  Records and codes all applicable examination results and completes all relevant medical documentation; properly labels films in accordance with defined procedures.  Performs specialized examinations as permitted by experience/registry, such as special procedures/CT scans.

3. Provides related support functions as required.  Schedule & 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.

4.   Ensures good working order of equipment.  Troubleshoots routine equipment problems or seeks technical' assistance for equipment malfunctions, keeping supervisor(s) appropriately informed.

5.   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. Perform assigned quality assurance tasks. 

 

Requirements:

Minimum Education

Job requires a minimum level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through completion of an Associates Degree or equivalent NYS accredited /JRCERT approved training program in radiological technology.  Special training required to conduct/supervise certain areas such as mammography, special procedures, computerized tomography.


Minimum Related Experience      

Candidates/incumbents should possess two to three years of progressively more responsible experience as radiology lead technologist or junior supervisor as minimum criterion in order to gain seasoned familiarity with radiological testing.  Must be knowledgable about most major models of radiological diagnostic equipment. Good analytical skills necessary in order to solve problems of moderate complexity, requiring specialized knowledge, but where supervisors are available for consultation.  Standard methods, guidelines and procedures govern work performed, although incumbent may develop day-to-day procedures. Prior work experience of more that 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.

 


Minimum Licensing Requirements

     License by New York State Department of Health as Radiologic Technologist is mandatory.  ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technology) certifications for certain specialy examinations (e.g., CT/special procedures) is preferred for this title.


 

MinimumCertification Requirements

ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technology) or like organization certification prefered.

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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