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Category: Professional - Clinical (Non-Nursing)
Department: RAD - ULTRASOUND
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Varied Shifts
Hours: variable
Job Details: High School/GED/Vocational

Position Summary:


Performs routine x-rays, knowledge of equipment. Able to process and ultilize radiation protection.


Job Responsibilities:


  Performs routine and some special procedure imaging. Prepares patient for procedures.  Assists radiologists when needed.  Prepares, operates and cares for the equipment. Develops/processes film. Adheres to established radiology “standards of care”. Applies principles of radiation protection, when appropriate to minimize exposure to patient, self and others.  Pursues appropriate continuing education.  Assumes responsibility for assigned area and duties.  Adheres to hospital wide customer service program.  Performs other duties as assigned.


Education, Training, Licensure and Experience Requirements


Graduate of a committee of allied Health Education and Accreditation (AMA) accredited radiography program or equivalent.  Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist or equivalent.


  Current New York State License in Radiologic Technology Current registry in the A.R.R.T.   in the field of X-ray, CAT Scan, Special Procedures, Mammography and Nuclear Medicine.


Nuclear Medicine technologist needs to be licensed by the state of NY and the NMTCB.


Ultrasonagraphers must complete a schooling course and 1000 hours of clinical time for certification. After 1 year from graduation, they will be able to become registered by the ARDMS. Registration will be required after ACR accreditation or by January 2010.


Experience Preferred.


Specialized skill: Registered in Mammography, Special Procedures, and or CAT scan are preferred.


 Continuing education requirements need to be upheld to meet the standards set by governing body. 





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