The radiologic technologist is responsible for performing radiographic examinations under the direction of departmental radiologists. The technologist will greet the patient, explain to them the examination they are about to undergo, position the patient, set the proper exposure factors in order to obtain the required quality radiograph. The technologist will also practice appropriate radiation safety and protection to assure that patients do not undergo undue radiation exposure. Technologist will also have a sufficient knowledge base to operate imaging equipment efficiently and effectively in order to obtain quality studies and to report any malfunctions with equipment to immediate supervisor. They will also be responsible for processing films, inputting information into the Radiology Information System for documentation and billing purposes. This position will also be responsible for the proper use of imaging equipment and following department procedures and protocol as defined in the Policy and Procedure Manual. This position is mainly responsible for providing radiologic examinations based on referring physician and radiologist needs.
AAS in Radiologic Technology or equivalent, NYS license/registration and ARRT (must obtain within 1 year of appointment), one-year experience as a radiologic technologist, plus current CPR certification required at the time of appointment. Salary/title level commensurate with qualifications. *Candidates who possess an A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology or equivalent, NYS license or eligible, and no experience will be considered for appointment to an entry level (SL1) position.