Offsite Radiologic Technologist (X-Ray Tech) - Full-time days - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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To perform radiographic examinations on patients referred by physicians in accordance with Radiology protocols.

 

Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks:
  2. Performs routine radiological procedures.
  3. Applies the necessary technical judgment to obtain studies of an acceptable diagnostic quality according to written protocols and the patients’ needs.
  4. Assists, prepares and positions patients as required to perform radiological procedures
  5. Provides patient education relevant to specific imaging procedures by informing the patient of the nature of the procedure, the area to be imaged and any specific instructions the patient may need.
  6. Acts as an agent through observation and communication to obtain pertinent information for the physician to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient and recognizes that interpretation and diagnosis are outside the scope of practice for the profession. (ARRT Standards of Ethics)
  1. Ensures all radiographic images are appropriately labeled as specified by the department SOP.
  2. Demonstrates radiographically visible evidence of shielding in all instances where appropriate, especially pediatrics.
  3. Employs radiation protection measures, to include collimation on all images, and follows departmental protocols to keep exposure of patients and hospital personnel to a minimum.
  4. Assists physician directly as required.
  5. Evaluates radiographs for technical acceptability and ensures images are transmitted to PACS in a timely fashion.
  6. Ensures room cleanliness, before and after each procedure, and at the start and at the end of the shift, to include removal of soiled or dirty linen.
  7. Maintains supplies and accessories in imaging room necessary to safely perform duties, as required.
  8. Accurately records all required patient tracking information into IDX (Radiology Information System).
  9. Schedules exams into IDX (Radiology Information System) as required.
  10. Ensures that all studies performed are completed in IDX (Radiology Information System) in a timely fashion.
  11. Informs supervisor or appropriate personnel of needed repairs to equipment or unsafe conditions.
  12. Prevents the spread of infection to self, patients, visitors, and other employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocol.
  13. Attends in-services and other professional development meetings as required.
  14. Maintains in good standing, licensure specific to job to include adherence to Article 35 of the Public Health Code.

Minimum Education

Graduate of an AMA/J.C.E.R.T. approved program in Radiologic Technology. 


Minimum Related Experience

Good interpersonal and communication skills.   Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and positioning.


Minimum Licensing Requirements

New York State License (L.R.T.). 


Minimum Certification

Requirements

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. (ARRT certified)


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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