Wellpath X-Ray Technician in Valhalla, New York
The X-Ray technician performs x-rays to meet acceptable standards. Maintains daily operations of the Radiology Department including equipment supplies, film storage, retrieval and record keeping.
- Graduation from an accredited Radiology Technology Program preferred.
- Minimum of one year clinical experience preferred. Ability to work under pressure and relate well to patients, security staff, visitors and co-workers.
- Must have and maintain current certification as an X-Ray technician within the state. Must also obtain and maintain CPR Certification.
Maintain current working knowledge of radiation and electrical hazards to protect and prevent injury to patients and staff.
Schedule patients for x-rays ordered by Health Care Practitioner including outside services when required.
Ensure proper positioning of patient and exposure/development of film for proper diagnosis.
Assist Health Care Practitioner in performing studies as requested.
Assist staff in proper utilization of dental x-ray unit.
Maintain accurate identification filing and recording of films and reports.
Prepare and maintain chemicals for developing process as required.
Check and maintain equipment in clean, proper, safe working order.
Report any equipment malfunction, take appropriate safety steps, and report repair needs to supervisor.
Complete required reports; requisition supplies and replacement parts; schedule routine service.
Develop and update departmental policies and procedures.
Coordinate schedule with other activities to promote efficient service.
Report any unusual occurrences or accidents to Health Services Administrator and/or Director of Nursing.
Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
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Location NY, Valhalla
Facility Westchester County Correctional Facility
Shift Day 8 hour
Recruiter Kristin Sutlive