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SHIFT III 4:00PM-12:00AM (PART-TIME)
PURPOSE OF POSITION
Computed Tomography (CT) technologists use computerized tomography (CT) scanners to produce cross-section images of patients' internal organs and tissues for the diagnosis of medical issues
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Under general supervision, coordinates and supervises the activities of staff Radiographers, Nurses' Aides and /or clerks. Schedule patient procedure and performs imaging as per protocol. Will maintain and coordinate the availability of CT services with other services, clinics or other facilities and cations under his/her jurisdiction. Reports to the Associate Director of Radiology.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Review exam orders, consult with radiologist, schedule patients and arrange for transportation as indicated.
- Identify patient and document all information pertinent to final report in the RIS and PACS
- Prepare all patients for radiological procedures requested by the clinician. Arrange for proper protection of patients, public and staff from infectious diseases/materials.
- Oversee the work of Radiographers and ancillary staff. Instruct technical staff and Radiologic Technology students in routine, special positions and procedures.
- Perform difficult and highly specialized examinations in CT (Computed Tomography).
- Perform daily checks of CT imaging equipment, immobilization devices and other necessary accessories. Reviews daily maintenance, quality assurance and maintains documents and logs as required and mandated by the department and various regulatory agencies. Act as the Quality Assurance Technologist, perform image processor densitometry and document the records required as directed. (Maintains adequate stocks of supplies and materials needed for use in the department.)
- Conduct inspections and checks equipment for defects and assures proper use of such equipment through instruction and review.
- Report any unexpected patient incidents in accordance with the occurrence report protocol.
- Maintain and exercise all mandated radiation safety regulations. Maintain basic care of all the CT imaging equipment. All malfunctions are to be reported to management staff whether mechanical, electrical or suspect and service request documentation completed. Maintain a clean and safe work environment for both patients and staff.
- Perform other duties as deemed necessary in the event of emergencies or disaster.
- Continue professional growth and development of job-related skills on an ongoing basis. Participate in continuing education activities.
- Assist radiologist during radiographic procedures as required.
- Ensure all examinations are accessioned, documented in RIS and all images sent to PACS
- Maintain a professional demeanor and related to patients, physicians, staff and public in an appropriate manner.
- In accordance with HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), staff members will exercise due diligence in ensuring patient privacy and confidentiality.
- As required by City, State and Federal regulations exposure to ionizing radiation will be kept As Low as Reasonably Achievable (ALARA)
- Responsible for the loading of the power injector and the operation of such injector during contrast enhanced cases.
1. For supervisory assignments: a valid license and current registration to practice as a Radiological
Technologist issued by NYSDOH; and two (2) years of experience as a Radiographer performing duties
consistent with Assignment Levels, I and II, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
2. For specialized imaging assignments: a valid license and current registration to practice as a Radiological
Technologist issued by NYSDOH; and possession of a current advanced-level certification in the appropriate
specialty area for the performance of these procedures.
- Associate degree or equivalent and a minimum of one year experience as a Radiographer with experience in CT
- Human anatomy and disease processes
- Advanced certification in CT by the ARRT
- GE or Philips CT scanners a plus
- Minimum of one year experience as a CT technologist
How To Apply
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