DIAGNOSTIC SPECIALIST SLP

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Under general supervision of licensed physicians, performs and /or assists all CT and MRI examinations in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures. Sets up, adjusts and operates CT and MRI equipment, selecting proper technical factors to obtain accurate CT and MRI studies; properly positions and immobilizes patients. Responds to patients needs as required. Maintains cleanliness of equipment and general working area, stocks clinical supplies. Ensures proper operation of CT and MRI equipment. Provides care to patients of all age groups in the form of diagnostic testing. 

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                             

    1.      Under supervision of physicians, prepares patients and examination areas in accordance with department policies and procedures for all CT and MRI examinations. Sets up and adjusts MRI equipment. Observes equipment safety precautions both for equipment maintenance and patient and employee well-being. Provides patient orientation prior to examination. 

    2.      Under supervision, performs or assists in performing CT’s and MRI’s in accordance with established clinical protocols. Operates and adjusts equipment, determining current settings and monitoring patient and employee safety with respect to magnetic field. Responds to patients needs during testing. May assist in administering opaque media and or loading power injector under aseptic technique. Properly labels studies in accordance with defined procedures.

    3.      Provides related support functions as required.

    4.      Communicates closely with schedulers and radiologists.

    5.      Maintains clean work area and equipment and maintains full stock of applicable clinical supplies. Properly prepares contrast media as needed.

    6.      Ensures good working order of equipment. Troubleshoots routine equipment problems or seeks technical assistance for equipment malfunctions, keeping chief technician appropriately informed.

    7.      Performs other related duties as assigned or required as professional technologist. May perform or assist with quality assurance/CQI tasks.

     

    Education Requirements                                                                                                                 

    Associate’s Degree

     

    Experience Requirements                                                                                                                 


    Prior work experience of six months is desired in order to gain familiarity with radiologic testing

     

    Licensing and Certification Requirements (if applicable)                                                           

    Name:  Licensure by New York State Department of Health as Radiation Therapist is mandatory.

     

    Certification required by ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists).  Certified/Licensed in Venipuncture for administration of IV contrast.                                           

    Certified Radiation Technician

     

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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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