Northwell Health Radiologic Technologist, CT - Per Diem & Contracts - Westchester in New Hyde Park, New York
Req Number 118573
Prepares patients for examination and explains procedures and sets up equipment to administer the proper procedure in a timely fashion
Ensures that a consent form for IV contrast materials has been obtained and screens for pregnancy
Performs CT procedures to include: abdominal, thoracic, neurological exams, extremities, sub-periosteal implant planning, radiation therapy treatment planning, biopsies, etc.
Prepares patient for exam by placing and positioning patient on exam table within the gantry
Adjusts and ensures proper slice thickness and couch increment
In collaboration with Radiologist, extends parameters, if needed, within established imaging protocols
Utilizes special devices (i.e. bromide shield) to reduce exposure to ionizing radiation of radiosensitive areas (i.e. breast, thyroid, etc.).
Adjusts CT equipment to capture appropriate field of view and transmits cases to on-call Radiologist through use of Tele-Radiology system, as well as administers intravenous (IV) and oral contrast agents as per Radiologist order and performs venipuncture of the appropriate gauge necessary for examination
Explains in layman's terms the administration of IV contrast, and completes the IV Contrast Information Sheet with information provided by the patient, family member or health care proxy
Utilizes appropriate flush technique for an existing IV line, if needed and utilizes power injector to administer IV contrast, as well as recognizes and assists in the treatment of contrast agent reactions and IV extravasations
Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions
Vocational or Technical school Diploma required
Current License to practice as a Radiologist in New York State
Current ARRT Radiology registration required, plus specialized certifications as needed
1-3 years of technical experience, required
*Additional Salary Detail
The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).
The salary range for this position is $45-$85/hour
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