Northwell Health Radiologic Technologist in New York, New York

Req Number 0021QU

Job Description

Performs routine radiographic, neurography, urography and orthopedic radiography, fluoroscopy and special assignments. Produces high quality radiographs with minimum stress and exposure to the patient by dealing tactfully and cooperatively with patients and general public.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs radiographic procedures. Reviews request to determine proper exam protocols. Inspects in-patients Identification bracelet for two identifiers: PATIENTS NAME and MEDICAL RECORD NUMBER. Outpatients are identified by asking the patient to state his/her NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH, and verified with the radiology order. Reviews request for indications of WET or STAT readings. Reviews processed radiographs in Synapse to insure that the exam is present, anatomically correct, and laterality and User identifications are present.

  • Customer Service * AIDET; uses AIDET fluently * Key words at key times; understands the usage correlation.

  • Exam and image integrity. * Accesses exam using Worklist and when unable to do so; determines exam order status in Misys or Worklist functionality (calls Radiology IT with Worklist problems). Assures all exams are completed. Changes exam when original order was altered. Documents exam completion in chart for in-patient exams.

  • Maintains exam areas, equipment and supplies. Assures cleanliness and safety of exam room and surrounding areas. Reviews supply levels, notifying the supervisor of the need to order specific items. Notices malfunction of radiographic equipment and reports same to supervisor. Assists in orientation of new technologists. Demonstrates proper exam protocols. Shows trainee where all supplies are stored. Explains procedure for transport of patients. Performs clerical and technical duties including, but not limited to: maintaining logs, posting charges, computer data entry.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED, required. Completion of American Medical Association approved School of Radiologic Technology, required.

  • Licensed technician by State of New York Department of Health, required.

  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT), required.

  • Experience with Radiology Information System, PC, radiographic equipment such as portable and fixed units, c-arms, fluoroscopic equipment, required.