Works under the direction of the Medical Director and reports administratively to the Practice Administrator. Oversees all x-ray technical operations. Perform all duties associated with acquisition, processing, submission for interpretation and processing of X-Ray and US images consistent with the facility’s guideline.
Reviews imaging requests for appropriateness based on clinical information provided and refers all questionable orders to the radiologist. Assist the Interventational Radiologist or other physicians as assigned in the performance of minimally invasive and invasive, fluoroscopic guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Positions patient and selects appropriate options to demonstrate cross-sectional anatomy of interest based on accepted X-Ray principles and the referring physician’s request.
Judges diagnostic quality of finished medical images prior to submission to radiologist for interpretation.
Performs clerical responsibilities associated with acquisition, processing and archiving of patient records, including implementation of Crown processes.
Offers detailed explanation of diagnostic procedures to patients and answers questions as appropriate.
Observes patient while in the X-Ray area for change in status and makes appropriate intervention or contacts primary care givers for instruction.
Identifies and corrects problems as appropriate with all clinical critical occurrences reported to the next level of authority.
Maintenance of all equipment on site, maintain logbooks with equipment performance data; schedules PM; performs QA; maintains records required for and participates in inspections.
Coordinates and schedules training of physician and nurses regarding new equipment.
Maintaining department inventory and ensuring that all equipment are at par levels.
Maintain Radiation exposure logs. Works with the Radiation Safety officer to ensure that radiation standards are adhered to. Actively participates in radiation protection by maintaining ALARA standards, monitoring film badges and coordinating radiation safery training.
Maintains equipment log books and documents for New York State Department of Health inspections. Ensures that findings from DOH and Office bases surgery inspections are addressed in a timely manner.
High School Diploma
Graduate of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology; NYS Radiologic Techonology; NYS License, ARRT certified
2-3 year’s prior experience.
Experience in procedures such as interventional radiology (preferred) or
Interventional cardiology. At least 2 years of interventional experience is preferred.
Must be able to remain calm in stressful situations.
Must display courtesy and empathy toward patients, co-workers and physicians.
Must be able to make sound judgements and execute the appropriate actions based on the needs of patients and knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
Must have excellent communications skills and maintain confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.