IR Technologist

Job Category: IR
Job Title: IR Technologist
Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT
Location: Williamsville, NY

Position Summary:
Assists physicians in performing all types of interventional radiology procedures; operation and quality control of the radiological equipment in accordance with ACR and NYSDOH policies, procedures and training; assist in inventory and ordering of relevant procedure supplies;  and providing compassionate patient care in a high volume, fast paced environment to patients of all ages; contributing to the efficient operation of the department, as well as ensuring quality and continuity of patient care. 
 
Essential Functions:

Professional, positive and caring attitude throughout entire patient encounter.
Work with and assist a wide range of individuals in a variety of situations.
Listening to and resolving patient questions, comments and concerns.
Perform requested exams according to the American College of Radiology (ACR) standards in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.
Demonstrate competency and proficiency in:

Patient positioning
Technique selection
Anatomical knowledge
Maintain daily patients and procedures log.
Perform all related computer skills (Merge/DR PACS, Merge RIS, Medent, Coding and CR)

Maintain and uphold all AAAASF/ACR guidelines.
Maintain ARRT and New York State licensing requirements including continuing education credits.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and their family members, team members, supervisors, managers and Radiologists.
Establish and maintain good rapport and a positive attitude towards all other departments, patients and referring physicians.
Understand and adhere to department Policy & Procedure Manual.
Maintain clean, organized and safe exam area and control room.
Immediately notify department manager of any problems relating to safety, equipment or patients.
Adhere to and uphold all HIPAA and New York State regulations regarding patient privacy as well as standards of ethics set forth by Windsong Radiology Group.
All other temporary and/or permanent duties as assigned by Administrator or Manager.

 
Qualifications:

Have and maintain valid ARRT and New York State licensing requirements.
Two (2) years’ experience in assisting with interventional radiology procedures.
Knowledge of applicable patient positioning and technique selections for modality.

Excellent customer service skills with ability to professionally communicate orally and in the written form.
Basic Lifting as required, not to exceed 35 pounds.
Must be able to stand; sit; walk for extended periods of time with the ability to maintain concentration and attention to detail.
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and Saturdays as well as ability to work additional hours as needed.

 
Work Environment:
Position is in a well-lighted, fast-paced, clean medical office environment.
 
Physical Requirements:
Must possess the physical and mental abilities to perform the tasks normally associated with the essential job functions such as stationary, mobility, operating machinery, convey and exchange information, identify, observe and /or positioning of patients.
 
Equipment:
Manual dexterity to operate standard office machines/equipment such as computers, printers, multi-line phones, photocopiers, fax systems and calculators. Stress can be triggered by multiple staff demands and deadlines.
 
 
 
Windsong Radiology is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on legally protected classes including but not limited to race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, or expression whether or not such gender identity or expression differs from the employee’s physical sex as assigned at birth (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, weight, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, predisposing genetic characteristics and information, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, veteran status, military status, political affiliation, or any other factor and/or status protected by law. The policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and career development, promotion, advancement, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, retirement, social and recreational programs and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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