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Interventional Tech

  • Location: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York
  • Salary: Performs radiologic services in accordance with standards established by the hospital as well as Federal, State, and Local standards Prepares patient for examination, explains a procedure to patient and answers any questions they may have, transfer patient to the examination area, positions patient, makes pre-determined exposure according to technique guide recommendations as well as job knowledge and good radiologic practices, and assists patient at the end of the procedure Adjusts equipment as needed for the examination Arranges immobilization and support devices to obtain and maintain proper patient positioning Observes patient and radiographic unit during a procedure, reports unusual occurrences, and records patient's condition when appropriate Maintains adequate supplies and equipment, and is responsible for: reporting equipment problems, cleanliness of equipment and radiographic room, following inventory control procedures including sign-in and sign-out of supplies Records all information pertaining to the examination performed in the patient EMR, department log sheets, or logbooks Records any information which will be helpful to the Radiologist, or which describes limitations of the examination performed Provides for proper image identification, in the manner prescribed by the Department of Radiology, and is directly responsible for assuring that all images are labeled properly and completely Transports and uses mobile radiology equipment in patient care areas as required Assists the Radiologist in the performance of radiographic and/or fluoroscopic examinations when required Performs all required paperwork as assigned by the supervisor or required by hospital policy (i.e.: incident reporting, etc.) Keeps abreast of new trends and techniques in Radiography, and participates in department and hospital continuing education programs Keeps aware of, and practices the guidelines recommended for general safety, electrical safety, radiation safety, and the proper handling of hazardous materials Participates in staff meetings, as required by the supervisor Performs all related computer work in the Radiology Information System and PACS, as required
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2022-06-20
  • Job Ref: 22-12754
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