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Roles & Responsibilities:
Lead (Radiologic) Technologist - Cerebrovascular / Stroke Program
Mount Sinai Brooklyn
The Lead Technologist operates in a lead capacity and assists in the oversight of operation of radiologic and magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes. Responsible for patient treatment in preparing the patient for radiological procedures and adhering to safety measures to ensure compliance with regulations and the safety of patients and staff. Responsible for conducting all daily quality control checks on the imaging and film developing equipment, and maintaining documentation of same. Works closely with the physicians and the Siemens service technician to maintain and improve image quality. Checks all lead garments twice a year and maintains documentation of such. Also compiles monthly statistics.
Duties and Responsibilities not limited to:
· establishing and maintaining employee schedules
· Inventory maintenance pertaining to Cerebro Vascular supplies
· Ensure radiologic equipment is in proper working order including coordination of preventative maintenance with vendor
· Establish and maintain QA metrics
- Supervise Radiologic Technologists to ensure efficient work flow
- Monitor and correct QA issues
- Evaluate radiographs for technical acceptability
- Identifies patient service requirements with patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements. Providing explanations of treatment
- Prepares patient for radiological procedure.
- Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors. Adheres to established infection control policies and procedures.
- Maintains production and quality of radiographs.
- Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records (including the completion and verification of exams.
- Functions in a Lead role and mentors/assists in supervision of less experienced x-ray technical staff.
- Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
- Maintains radiology supplies inventory, determine inventory level and anticipating needed supplies.
- Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by maintaining regulatory CME requirements.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Performs other duties as required
2-5 years’ experience in performing Cerebral vascular procedures Required
ARRT Vascular Certification required
Graduate of accredited school of Radiologic Technology
NY State License in Radiologic Technology, BLS certification
Good standing in ASRT, Experience in digital & computed radiography
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.