Imaging Technologist
Job Details
Experienced
Excelsior Orthopaedics--East Amherst, NY - East Amherst, NY
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Up to 25%
Any
Clinical Staff

**This is a part-time position, 20-24 hours a week

Utilizes imaging equipment (X-Ray, MRI) to conduct radiological diagnostic procedures as needed for evaluating patient conditions. Creates and maintains records and files as directed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates computer and radiographic equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body, under the supervision of a Radiologist. Performs quality control measures for the purpose of ensuing optimal quality images
  • Prepares patient for radiographic procedures by accurately assessing patients needs and providing patient education
  • Records appropriate chart notations in Patient Information System and/or Patient files. Prepares and maintains records and files as directed. Stores and maintains films according to department policy and procedures
  • Prepares patient films for interpretation by radiologist
  • Practices safety measures in radiography and Environment of Care. Maintains and tests equipment to ensure proper functionality
  • Assist Physicians with Orthopedic casting procedures to include the application and removal of a variety of casts and splints. Prepare and position patient for casting procedures. Instruct patients in cast ware, wound care, swelling, and how to remove and apply splints
  • Perform routine examinations and treatment procedures to include removing casts, cleaning wounds and applying medications and dressings
  • Cross train in clinical areas to support patients and providers. Room patients, update patient charts, take vitals and patient history
  • Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Handles other duties as required
  • AAS Radiologic Technology
  • Current ARRT Certification and NYS License
  •  Minimum of two years of Radiologic Technologist experience
  •  Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills while performing any and all tasks associated with the position
  •  Frequent sitting, standing, walking, grasping, carrying, and speaking
  • Occasional reaching, bending, and stooping
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds--with assistance if needed
  • May need to lift or turn patients who are disabled--with assistance if needed
  •  Frequent use of computer, keyboard, copy and fax machine, and phone
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