Mount Sinai Careers

Radiologic Technologist

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Dept Name-RADIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC REQ #74937

 

Job Title: Radiologic Technologist

 

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

·         A. Clinical/Technical/Service

·         1.     Performs radiographic examinations on patients referred by physicians in accordance with Radiology protocols

·         2.     Performs routine radiographic procedures on patients following departmental protocols; including assignments to interventional procedures, operating room, cystoscopy and portables as needed

·         3.     Assists, prepares and positions patients as required to perform radiological procedures

·         4.     Evaluates radiographs for technical acceptability

·         5.     Employs radiation protection measures and follows departmental protocols to keep exposure of patients and hospital personnel to a minimum

·         6.     Demonstrates evidence of collimation on all images

·         7.     Demonstrates radiographically visible evidence of shielding in all instances where appropriate, especially pediatrics

·         8.     Performs preparation of parental contrast media and accessories required to assist the physician in performing procedures

·         9.     Maintains x-ray equipment in good working condition and cleanliness, reports all equipment problems to supervisor

·         10.  Processes radiographs or images and loads automated film handling equipment as required to complete the exam

·         11.  Supervises Radiology technology students

·         12.  Maintains supplies and accessories in radiographic room necessary to safely perform duties

·         13.  Leaves x-ray room in a orderly fashion(ready for the next patient)

·         14.  Obtains/utilizes supplies necessary to meet job standards

·         15.  Schedules exams into DECRAD (Radiology Information System) as required

·         16.  Performs quality control tasks on film developing equipment (sensitometry); records pertinent data as required

·         17.  Accurately records all required patient tracking into IDX

·         18.  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

·         c.   Provides care for patients based on age-specific needs

·         d.  Uses communication techniques which are age appropriate

·         B. Organizational/Managerial

·         19.  Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities

·         20.  Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information

·         21.  Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies

·         C. Educational/Professional Development

·         22.  Participates in the development of other staff members

·         23.  Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements

·         24.  Identifies learning strengths and needs

·         25.  Utilizes learning resources

·         D. Communication/Relationships

·         26.  Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families and significant others

·         27.  Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community

·         28.  Adheres to Continuum’s legal and ethical standards

·         29.  May be required to perform other duties as assigned

Items 1-28 are essential functions of this position under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Continuum Health Partners is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that is strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences

  

Requirements:

·         High School graduate or equivalent education.  Graduate from an accredited program in Radiologic technology.

·         EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED

·         LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED

·         New York State license in Diagnostic Radiology, ARRT certification.

·         JOB HAZARDS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

·         Potential exposure to radiation.  Requires lifting of patients and movement of large mobile(portable x-ray units).

 

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. 

 

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