Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Orthopaedic-Ambulatry Nur/SMH Responsibilities Technical Duties: Properly sets up equipment, positions patient and determines proper x-ray exposure in order to produce a high quality radiograph. Able to effectively work in all areas of diagnostic radiology including a designated specialty area. Translates x-ray requisitions in order to verify patient name, date, and appropriate exam. Understands and practices the duel identifier system. Produces quality work in a timely manner. Accepts constructive suggestions about work related tasks and makes changes to improve. Notifies immediate supervisor and/or Hospital Imaging Engineers of equipment malfunctions. Maintains appropriate inventory of supplies in the x-ray rooms. Maintains patient record keeping by properly using the RIS system. Properly identifies images. Handles all radiologic equipment safely and properly including the PACS/CR and DR systems. Assists with the training of new radiologic technologists. Capable of working independently and rotating thru the on-call schedule. Age Specific: Interacts in a respectful manner, considerate of age and physical abilities (i.e., sight and hearing needs). Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient from neonate thru geriatrics. Possesses the ability to assess the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs as per department policies and procedures. Develops and/or supervises the analysis of patient information and interpretation of data to provide an appropriate plan and intervention specific for age related needs and provision of care. Customer Service: Interactions are courteous, clear and helpful to the customer. Creates positive interface between Radiology Department and all its customers, both internal and external. Does not allow personal conflicts or problems to interfere with interactions. Does not participate in gossip. Understands customer's unique needs and expectations. Education: Satisfactory completion of formal training in an approved School of Radiologic Technology. Current NYS Licensure and ARRT required with current CE credits. Experience One year required.
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