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Diagnostic X-Ray Tech PDP

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York US

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Requisition Number: 13364

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External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

Purpose: Performs radiographic procedures, and a variety of technical procedures.

Essential Responsibilities

1. Assists physicians and performs quality imaging through the use of fixed and mobile equipment throughout the hospital.

2. Corroborates patient’s clinical history with procedure, assuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed practitioner.

3. Prepares patients for procedures and explains nature of each exam. Gives proper instruction prior to, during, and following procedures.

4. Evaluates images for technical quality, assuring proper identification is recorded.

5. Assists physicians and radiology nurses in cases of adverse reaction to contrast media or acute emergencies as required.

6. Reviews status and type of procedure to be performed on patients to and coordinates exams with those scheduled in other imaging department sections to ensure procedures are sequenced properly, equipment utilization is maximized, and patient wait time is minimized.

7. Protects patients, employees and self from excessive exposure and follows “As Low As Reasonably Achievable” (ALARA) guidelines at all times.

8. Ensures neatness, cleanliness, and sanitation in department work areas and equipment and tracks the use of supplies, restocking when needed.

9. Actively participates in activities that promote safety, quality, regulatory compliance, and professional development.

10. Ensures accurate, timely and professional communication when communicating with supervisors, co-workers, physicians, patients and all hospital guests, and ensures timely delivery of appropriate and high-quality services.

11. Maintain and Model REACH Values (Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Compassion, Honor).

12. Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance. 13. Performs other duties as required.

Purpose: Performs radiographic procedures, and a variety of technical procedures.

Education and Experience Requirements: Minimum two years of college or technical training.

License, Registration, or Certification Requirements: Basic Life Support certification NYS Radiologic Technologist License American Registry or Radiologic Technology Certification, or eligible.

 

Location: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours: 16.00

FTE: 0.010000

Work Schedule: DAY 1

Work Shift: per diem as needed


Org Unit: 1370

Department: Diagnostic Radiology

 

Exempt: No

 

Grade: U7

 

 

EOE, including disability/vets.


We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Poughkeepsie

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Diagnostic X-Ray Tech PDP

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Poughkeepsie, New York US

Job Number: 40260