FGP X-Ray Tech, **per diem, Huntington, Long Island**
NYU Langone Health
August 11, 2018
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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a per diem FGP X-Ray Tech, based in Huntington, Long Island.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for performing medically prescribed radiographic procedures. Responsible for performing medically prescribed radiographic activities and procedure, the production of radiographs. Provides direction to the technical staff, facilitates patient flow through the department, and provides support to management and participates in performance improvement activities; provides radiology studies ordered to assist physicians and interdisciplinary team in making a correct diagnosis; must handle all radiology supplies with care and operate equipment properly; and reports equipment maintenance needs for assigned area.
Demonstrates skill in equipment set-up, utilization and proper maintenance procedure. Performs visual and manual quality control checks of X-ray equipment including monitors used for routine dictation/reading of clinical images.Uses imaging and peripheral equipment, in a safe and productive manner in accordance with prescribed hospital, departmental and manufacturers procedures. Observes and reports any malfunctioning of the equipment and notifies appropriate persons in case of missing or damaged equipment.
Independently implements patient procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards. Explains the procedure and equipment to the patient clearly. Solves problems that arise during patient examinations using both technical knowledge and innovation. Alters examination to maximize information in response to patients condition. Confers with other technologists concerning previous approaches utilized.
Follows accepted radiologic procedures and uses medical information to determine type of protocol required for radiographic examination. Consults policy and procedure manuals and/or other reference materials as necessary to ensure actions conform to established protocols. Follows special instructions indicated on radiographic requisition. Recognizes need for and follows isolation precautions.
Provides direction to the technical staff, facilitates patient flow through the department, and provides support to management. Ensures management is apprised of work situations and the performance of each employee, on an ongoing basis, giving clear and accurate information. Utilizes advanced expertise and problem-solving skills to assist staff in the performance of difficult cases and troubleshooting technical problems. Offers continuing guidance on work activities and procedures. Orients employees to new procedures and changes in existing procedures. Trains newly hired technical staff in the procedures of the department and pertinent medical center policies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Certificate from accredited school of Radiologic Technology. New York State license to practice Radiologic Technology and Registered Technologist-American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Minimum five years experience as an x-ray technologist. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from accredited School of Radiologic Technology.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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