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Radiology Technician

Weill Cornell Medical College


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
05/31/2018
2018-05-312018-07-01
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary







Under general guidance, operates specialized radiology equipment to assist in the safe and efficient diagnosis and assessment of patient conditions, in accordance with established procedures







Job Responsibilities







+ Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents\. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately\. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery\. May assist with cost control\.



+ Recognizes problems/malfunctions of equipment and may assist in making minor adjustments\. Monitors appropriate service action by outside contractors\. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment in accordance with established procedures\.



+ Greets registered patients at time of visit and triages patients through the patient flow process\. Checks schedules and accompanies patients to exam/procedure room\. Assists patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing and preparing for exam\.



+ Reviews and verifies patient identity, history and requisition for exam to be performed\.



+ Inputs patient history information at time of exam/test into the practice management system\. Scans relevant medical documentation related to patient's case\.



+ Ensures patient safety is maintained at all times\.



+ Responsible for maintaining a sterile environment\. Ensures standard infection control precautions are observed\.



+ Performs fluoroscope procedures of patient as requested by clinical requisition\. Explains procedure to be performed to patient prior to procedure and answers any questions throughout procedure\.



+ Modifies testing parameters under the direction of radiologist to ensure accurate imaging\. Adjusts fluoroscope equipment to proper setting for each procedure\.



+ Completes necessary written documentation to provide information vital for accurate and timely patient care and billing requirements\.







Education







+ High School Diploma







Experience







Approximately 2 years of experience as radiology technologist







Knowledge, Skills and Abilities







+ Previous experience working with fluoroscope in an out\-patient setting\.



+ Graduate of approved school of radiography\.







Licenses and Certifications







+ Current, active and unrestricted New York State License in Radiographic Technology \(RT\)



+ ARRT Certification







Working Conditions/Physical Demands







Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
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