Sanitas Medical Centers

X-Ray Technician - Union City, New Jersey

US-NJ-Union City
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1044
# of Openings
1
Category
Medical Centers

Overview

X-Ray Tech - Union City, New Jersey

 

Perform radiological duties in compliance with x-ray department and legal requirements. Help patients feel comfortable during the entire process. Perform selected nursing and administrative/clerical duties that assist in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management under the direction of a physician.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare patients for radiological procedures and take X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety.
  • Protect patients, yourself and staff from radiation exposure by practicing sound procedures which meet or exceed recommended industry standards.
  • Develop and process radiological film.
  • Obtain quality diagnostic radiographs as requested by physicians. Maintain a repeat rate of two percent or less.
  • Ensure that all equipment is in good working condition and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Report immediately any equipment malfunctions to Supervisor.
  • Log completed radiological procedures. Complete paperwork accurately and on time.
  • Identify and file reports as required.
  • Maintain examination rooms. Stock necessary office and radiological supplies.
  • Request, retrieve and track films to and from other departments or centers.

 

Knowledge of:

  • Anatomy and physiology sufficient to perform x-ray testing.
  • Radiology equipment.
  • Safety hazards common to radiology including equipment, body mechanics, and patient movement.
  • Skill in properly positioning patients.
  • Skill in identifying equipment problems.

 

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent; completion of course in limited-scope/basic/LMRT/NCT radiological course

 

License/Certification

Limited/Basic/NCT/LMRT certification in Radiology.

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