Under general supervision of licensed physicians and Radiology Supervisor, performs-basic and advanced (e.g computerized tomography/special procedures) radiologic and fluoroscopic examinations in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures. sets up, adjusts, and operates x-ray, CT and other equipment, selecting proper technical factors to obtain accurate diagnostic radiographs or CAT scans; 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 all equipment. Performs quality assurance/CQI functions. Provides instruction to medical students and residents. Provides care to patients of all age groups in the form of diagnostic testing.
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.
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 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.
ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technology)
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