Radiology TechnologistFacility: Good Samaritan Hosp Med Ctr Location: West Islip, NY Department: Radiology/Diagnostic Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Full Time, with Weekend and Holiday rotation Shift: Evening shift Hours: 3p-11p ReqNum: 6019460
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.
The Radiology Technologist interprets doctors' orders as to the type of radiography or treatment for the patient; positions and immobilizes the patient and instructs patient on the procedure to be performed.Administers non-injectable contrast material for routine radiographs and observes patient for reactions.Sets up and operates stationary and mobile x-ray equipment for radiographs and special treatment.
Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.
Responsible for the safe handling of equipment. Selects appropriate equipment for procedure.
Instructs and prepares patients for roentgen graphic and/or fluoroscopic examinations.
Determines the most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.
Assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Prepares for special radiographic examinations requiring special equipment and procedures.
Determine appropriateness of examinations and contacts physicians to clarify or modify orders when necessary. Is aware of special instructions and comments.
Responsible for all patient data entry.
Corrects film labeling and lead markers and evaluates images for proper diagnostic quality.
High school diploma or equivalent, and graduate of AMA approved radiology school
Licenses in NYS; ARRT and CPR certified.Must obtain a minimum of 24 Category A CME credits every two years.
Excellent communication skills.
Prior related experience, in a hospital setting preferred
At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.