Diagnostic Specialist I, Department of Orthopaedics

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Performs radiologic procedures, assists in the coordinator of patient flow into and out of x-ray area, insures supplies are available, responsible for daily maintenance of equipment and organization of x-ray films. Utilizes PACS system to process films, responsible for registering x-ray studies and patients in PACS and entering the system at completion of the study so billing can be performed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs diagnostic radiologic services by operating imaging equipment, operating other equipment/devices as appropriate, positioning patients, immobilizing patients as necessary, calculating exposure factors, practicing radiation protection, evaluating radiographs for technical quality, assuming care for physical and psychological needs of patients during examinations and procedures, assisting physicians with imaging procedures
  • Maintains patients’ x-ray imaging and coping as requested
  • Performs clerical duties related to administrative activities of clinical x-ray area
  • Assumes full responsibility for assigned area
  • Assumes responsibility for x-ray portion of quality assurance and complies with all federal and state regulations and maintains daily equipment maintenance records
  • Schedules vacation time and arranges for appropriate coverage of area so clinical activity is not compromised
  • Pursues on-going CME
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Graduate of an AMA approved radiography program
  • Radiologic Technologist Certified by the State of New York
  • Radiology Certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • Three to five years of experience taking radiographs
  • Must work independently while maintaining confidentiality. 
    Possession of tactfulness, good judgment, attention to detail and guest relations essential
  • Works independently but in coordination with physicians, medical assistants and all other staff in the Department of Orthopaedics
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.


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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 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. 


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