Mount Sinai Careers
Mammography Special Procedures Tech 5+ YRS
Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
- 1. Performs all types of radiographic procedures and examinations in Special Procedures, Computed Tomography (CT), and Diagnostic Procedures under the direction of the Radiologist2. 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 equipment3. Performs radiographic examinations on patients for diagnostic purposes4. Assists patients to and from rooms where radiographs are taken, helps patients on and of table, completes necessary paperwork5. Completes all necessary paperwork6. Determines proper exposures so patients, hospital personnel, and visitors are protected from unnecessary radiation7. Prepares patients with aseptic solutions and sterile drapes8. Administers chemical mixtures or drugs to render organs more opaque either orally or as enemas. Performs nursing duties as required9. Cleans and prepares room and instruments used for all procedures. Assists in preparation of sterile surgical instruments and supplies needed for all Special Procedures examinations10. Prepares list of special procedures schedule for the day11. Assists physician during fluoroscopic catheterization procedure12. Prepares and operates equipment, sets controls, establishes proper “programs” under direction of the Radiologist13. Loads automatic injector and sets dials at proper pressure under direction of the Radiologist14. Assists in indoctrination, orientation, and training of technologists and students in Special Procedures Department15. Gives instructions and related information to all persons assigned to department for training in Radiology as needed16. Assists in developing and collating all x-ray films as required17. 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 areaAge Specific Competencies (Neonate/Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric)a. Identifies physical, behavioral and emotional characteristics typical for the age groupb. Modifies approaches based on patient age-specific needs and responses to treatment
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.