The Brookdale Hospital & Medical Center

  • TECHNOLOGIST, DIAGNOSTIC

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Posted Date 6 months ago(9/18/2018 4:26 PM)
    Job ID
    2017-3740
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    B0610-5301-RADIOLOGY
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Performs radiographs for the purpose of diagnoses.

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct x-ray examinations in accordance with the highest standard of safety, courtesy, morality and privacy.
    • Responsible for the care of the patient during the conduct of the s-ray examination in accordance with medical staff instructions.
    • Render emergency assistance if needed.
    • Prepare, position using correct patient identification and labeling images with lead markers.  Exposes x-ray images as indicated on the official Radiographic Examination Standards publication of BHMC or the control sheet or as directed.
    • Process imaging cassette so Radiologist can view images or send images to others.
    • Enter patient identifying information.
    • Provide adequate protection for patient.
    • Maintain room in clean, neat condition.
    • Notify others of equipment issues, maintenance needs that may contribute to reduction in safety of the patient or other hospital employees.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Education: 

    • Graduate from an X-ray technician program.

    Experience: 

    • No prior experience required.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Familiar with the needs of all infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
    • Must know and use proper exposure techniques for all examinations so as to produce radiographs according to standards set by Director and Attending Radiologist.
    • Must know and follow rules and regulations regarding radiographic techniques.
    • Able to read and follow identified tests related to imaging.
    • Ability to fully utilize BHMS’s electronic record systems, equipment and other healthcare and billing systems relevant to this position.

    Licenses, Certifications:

    • Current NY State License for X-ray technology.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Position requires prolonged periods of standing, reaching, walking throughout the working day. 
    • Position will be required to stoops, bends, lifts, carry items weighing or exerting force up to 75 pounds.

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center.

     

    BHMC is an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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