NYC - Radiology Technician
NYC - Radiology Technician
New York, NY 
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Contract/Freelance Project Description

The Radiology Technician is responsible for providing services for on-site clinic health units or events in support of NYCHH contracts for rapid deployments to support emergency and disaster efforts. This is a temporary position and length of assignment may vary based on operational needs and client requirements. This position reports to the Site Lead at the on-site clinic health unit.

Location: New York City

**Out of state licenses currently accepted.***

Travel, lodging, and per diem allowances will be provided in accordance with GSA guidelines.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provides services at the scope and level of a Radiology Technician to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.

  • Assists and guides Radiographers in performance of x-ray procedures.

  • Performs routine procedures on patients whose condition requires specialized expertise.

  • Prepares radiological area, equipment, contrast materials and supplies as needed for patients.

  • Assists Radiologist, other Physicians and allied health care professionals in

  • performing diagnostic or treatment procedures.

  • Performs diagnostic testing on equipment and general maintenance.

  • Prepares patient for procedures.

  • Develops film in accordance with photographic techniques.

  • Monitors patient’s and equipment’s condition during procedure and reports changes to appropriate health care professional

  • Performs diagnostic imaging examinations like X-rays, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, mammography and ultrasound.

  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

  • Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position; adjustment equipment controls to set exposure factors.

  • Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.

  • Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.

  • Maintains production and quality of radio-graph or other media by following established standards and procedures; developing radio-graphs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.

  • Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

  • Maintains radiology supplies and inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Must have completed an approved Radiology Technician program leading to a Diploma, Certificate or Associate's degree.

  • Two years (2) experience as a Radiology Technician. 

  • Valid license and current registration to practice as a Radiological Technologist in the state of New York and to be favorably credentialed.

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

  • Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.

  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, organized, and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Location of services may at times be in remote, austere or challenging environments.

  • Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment without physical limitations.

  • Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

  • 5-years experience as a Radiology Technician including 1 year with ultrasound in a clinical setting.

  • 3 years' experience performing CT procedures, including contrast exams.

  • Experience in performing MRI procedures.

  • Valid license and current registration to practice as a Radiological Technologist issued by NYS DOH.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.

  • May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care and transport.

Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Acuity International is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


 

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Job Summary
Start Date of This Project
ASAP
Project Mode
Staff Supplementation
Type of Project
Full Time
Hours per Week
40 - 72
Project Payroll Preference
W-2
Project Pay Range
$50hr
Compensation Notes
Travel, lodging, and per diem allowances will be provided in accordance with GSA guidelines.
Project Work Location
On-Site
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