Mount Sinai Careers

Mammography Special Procedures Tech 5+ YRS

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • 1. Performs all types of radiographic procedures and examinations in Special Procedures, Computed Tomography (CT), and Diagnostic Procedures under the direction of the Radiologist
    2. Operates all equipment, radiographic and photographic, associated with Special Procedures, Computed Tomography, and General Diagnostic, including but not limited to: Image Intensifiers, TV cameras, and monitors, high-speed film changers, video tape records, injectors, projectors, fluoroscopic apparatus, programmed angiographic tables, digital subtraction equipment, film copy equipment, matrix cameras, computer equipment, magnetic resonance equipment
    3. Performs radiographic examinations on patients for diagnostic purposes
    4. Assists patients to and from rooms where radiographs are taken, helps patients on and of table, completes necessary paperwork
    5. Completes all necessary paperwork
    6. Determines proper exposures so patients, hospital personnel, and visitors are protected from unnecessary radiation
    7. Prepares patients with aseptic solutions and sterile drapes
    8. Administers chemical mixtures or drugs to render organs more opaque either orally or as enemas. Performs nursing duties as required
    9. Cleans and prepares room and instruments used for all procedures. Assists in preparation of sterile surgical instruments and supplies needed for all Special Procedures examinations
    10. Prepares list of special procedures schedule for the day
    11. Assists physician during fluoroscopic catheterization procedure
    12. Prepares and operates equipment, sets controls, establishes proper “programs” under direction of the Radiologist
    13. Loads automatic injector and sets dials at proper pressure under direction of the Radiologist
    14. Assists in indoctrination, orientation, and training of technologists and students in Special Procedures Department
    15. Gives instructions and related information to all persons assigned to department for training in Radiology as needed
    16. Assists in developing and collating all x-ray films as required
    17. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area
       Age Specific Competencies (Neonate/Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric)
    a. Identifies physical, behavioral and emotional characteristics typical for the age group
    b. Modifies approaches based on patient age-specific needs and responses to treatment

 Requirements:


  • High School Graduate. Completed two-year course in AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology.

    Minimum of two years in a hospital environment. Thorough knowledge of Special Procedures and Computed Tomography.

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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