Northwell Health Radiologic Technologist I - Registered (PER DIEM) (Westchester) in Tarrytown, New York

Req Number 001FQH

Job Category Nursing Support

Job Description

Performs general diagnostic procedures using x-ray and auxiliary equipment. Ensures proper information is obtained for physician diagnosis

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepares patient for examination.

  • Explains procedure in layman terms to relieve patient of anxiety.

  • Ensures patient is screened according to protocol, and assures consent for the procedure has been obtained, when necessary.

  • Positions patient for optimum testing procedure and conditions.

  • Sets-up equipment to administer the proper procedure in timely fashion.

  • Obtains x-ray images of anatomical area of interest as prescribed for physician interpretation.

  • Monitors patient condition by directly observing patient during examination, recognizing and reporting abnormal changes.

  • Acknowledges and reviews images in computer system. Ensures accuracy of all patient data. Processes imaging and prints CDs, as required.

  • Gathers previous related patient reports, as required.

  • Performs minor repairs and adjusts equipment, as required.

  • Adheres to Infection Control guidelines in the performance of duties. Maintains cleanliness of work area, equipment and accessories.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved Radiologic Technology program, required.

  • New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist, required.

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration, required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, required.