Mar 26, 2020

Radiology Technician NY FEMA COVID-19 project

  • Vighter Medical Group
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
Full-Time Health Care Professional Services Program Management

Job Description

Vighter LLC is in need of healthcare providers for Public Health Emergency Support in response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

START DATE : < 2 weeks anticipated start date

WORK DURATION: Anywhere from 2-8 weeks, potential to extend based on the requests of the client .

Title: Radiology Technician (COVID-19)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides services at the scope and level of a Radiology Technician to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.
  • 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.
  • Must have an unrestricted state license or be American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certified.
  • 2 years experience as a Radiology Technician
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.
  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills
  • 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
  • Must be experienced in performing CT procedures, including contrast exams.

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

TRAVEL:
  • Some as required


States

NY  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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