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Job Title: Offsite Radiologic Technician - Part Time, Weekends
- Radiologic technologists must follow physicians’ orders precisely and conform to regulations concerning the use of radiation to protect themselves, their patients, and their coworkers from unnecessary exposure.
- Help patients transfer to the detector or exam table and ensuring adequate patient immobilization to perform exam.
- Verify proper patient identification on the study and route it to the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS). Send required information to Virtual Radiologic when indicated.
- Place demographic information in the reading room for interpretation.
- Maintains a daily log of patients seen.
- Operate the equipment to acquire a variety of imaging results.
- Obtains essential information from patients, medical records, and previous scans for clinical correlation.
- Monitor patient reaction to treatment and changes in physical or mental status, reporting change to the appropriate person.
- Prepare and assist patients for radiologic procedures as requested by a physician.
- Provide patient care with dignity and respect for the individual. Educate patients about the procedures to be performed.
- Obtain optimum quality images through employment of proper anatomical positioning, slice thickness, radiologic techniques and other required techniques in accordance with the protocols designed by the radiologists.
- Ability to maintain a great knowledge in human anatomy and cross section anatomy, proper positioning skills, and appropriate utilization of protocols and scanning techniques.
- Observe and follow safety procedures to include radiation protection and universal precautions.
- Carry out quality control checks on equipment, reporting deficiencies to proper personnel for action.
- Must be able to work independently and demonstrate flexibility in work assignments.
- Demonstrate commitment of total quality management and the tenets of service excellence by acting in accordance with the organizational mission at all times.
- Keep familiar with changes regarding technology and safety for self, patients, and visitors.
- Process studies onto CD or Film format (when applicable) for patient study requests while maintaining proper HIPPA compliance.
- Maintain cleanliness of equipment and working area.
- Practice sterile technique and prevent cross contamination.
- Maintain familiarity of the emergency drugs and equipment's location.
- Maintain familiarity with the departments booking, scheduling, duplication, and PACS systems.
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge through training and fulfillment of continuing education requirements.
- Extensive knowledge of a variety of routine procedures and applications.
- Ability to maintain continuing education credits and professional licenses required by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Protection and The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
- Promote and follow Mount Sinai policies, rules, and regulations.
- Execution of related duties as necessary or as assigned.
- High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) required.
- ARRT Certification required.
- 2 – 3 years of relevant experience in a radiology environment required.