X-Ray Technician (Per Diem) – Physician Affiliate Group of New York

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 0-2 years

Job Description


Radiology Technician -Per Diem

Salary Rate: base on years of experience.

$32.14 – $35.96/ Hr.

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 3,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. EOE M/F/D/V

Correctional Health Services (CHS) of New York City Health + Hospitals (H+H) is responsible for the delivery of medical care, mental health care, and discharge planning in the jail system. Approximately 25% of new admissions per year to the NYC jail system will receive care on the mental health service. This service strives to provide safe, holistic and evidence-based therapeutic interventions for the diverse range of mental health issues that face the population, from serious mental illness to the natural struggles that accompany incarceration. The service provides some of the most comprehensive and unique treatment modalities in the country, including specialty housing units for individuals with serious mental illness, a 24-hour on-call psychiatric service, robust creative arts programming, a strong DBT training proram, clinics in each of the facilities, substance use treatment, integrated re-entry services, and relationships with multiple training institutions throughout the city.

The Radiology technologist position encompasses responsible, administrative and clinical activity of varying degrees of latitude. Clinical-level judgment is needed in the doily supervision of radiological functions and patient core, and departmental projects.

• Review exam orders, consult with radiologist, schedule patients and arrange for transportation as indicated.
• Identify patient and document all information pertinent to final report in the RIS and on images (PACS).
• Prepare all patients (infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric) for radiological procedures requested by the clinician. Arrange for proper protection of patients, public and staff from infectious diseases/materials.
• Perform all general diagnostic imaging and routine examination in CT and Angiography.
• Assists in performing daily checks of radiographic imaging equipment, immobilization devices and other necessary accessories.
• Enters data and maintains documents and logs as required and mandated by the department QA guidelines and various regulatory agencies.
• Maintains adequate stocks of supplies and materials needed for use in the department.
• Checks equipment for defects prior for use and assures proper use of such equipment through instruction and review.
• Report any unexpected patient incidents in accordance with the occurrence report protocol.
• Maintain and exercise all mandated radiation safety regulations. Maintain basic care of all the imaging equipment.
• All malfunctions are to be reported to management staff whether mechanical, electrical or suspect and service request documentation completed. Maintain a clean and safe work environment for both patients and staff.
• Perform other duties as deemed necessary (by supervisory or administrative staff) in the event of emergencies or disasters.
• Continue professional growth and development of job related skills on an ongoing basis. Participate in continuing education activities.
• Ensure all examinations are accessioned, documented and sent to PACS for reading. Monitor PACS and RIS incomplete worklists to ensure all exams are completed.
• In accordance with HIPM (the Health insurance Portability and Accountability Act), staff members will exercise due diligence in ensuring patient privacy and confidentiality.
• Identifies activities that the network has implemented to promote patient safety and takes all necessary precautions to ensure a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.

Per Diem 7AM – 3PM (CDU – WF)

This position is located on Rikers Island.

• Possession of a current valid license as a General Radiological Technologist issued by the State of New York.
• This license must be presented at the time of investigation to the appointing officer at the time of appointment interview.
• Appointees must maintain their license in order to retain the position of Supervising Radiographer.
• A minimum of two years of experience as a Radiologist
• A current member of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

Please be advised that proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire.

This position will require a background check, security clearance and/or drug screening. PAGNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.




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