St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.
Responsible for performing routine exams in either an inpatient and/or outpatient setting in accordance with established protocols for positioning, image quality, and radiation safety. The inpatient setting may also include assignment to specialty areas requiring a radiologic technologist, such as the ED, OR, or Fluoroscopy. Utilizes a variety of specialized equipment to produce radiographic and fluoroscopic images, including the scanners, power injectors, as well as computers and various software programs to enter patient related information into hospital databases. Contributes to overall excellence of the department through commitment to personal excellence in technical and interpersonal skills.
Practices ionizing/non-ionizing radiation safety, and MRI safety on patient and self through shielding, selection of exposure factors, and personnel monitoring. Prepares, operates, and cares for equipment and other technical instruments used for patient positioning, administration of contrast, patient monitoring, and image acquisition. Obtains and evaluates images for technical quality and participates in quality/performance improvement activities. Follows infection control policies and procedures. Assumes responsibility for room setup and general cleanliness. Maintains proper documentation for clinical procedures in accordance with departmental policies. Proficient in all hospital software pertaining to patient workflow. Assists doctors and nurses and initiates life support if needed. Demonstrates commitment to professional development which includes CME's and in-services. Meets all required competencies for department, unit and/or hospital. Responsible for performing all other duties as assigned.
Work requires a High School diploma or equivalent and ARRT registration (American Registry of Radiology Technologist Registration) or RDMS registration (Diagnostic Medical Sonography Registration) or CCI certificate (Cardiovascular Credentialing International Certificate) in each appropiate work related modality is required within twelve months of hire. State of New Jersey licensure in Radiology technology as appropiate is required. Requires the analytical ability to resolve problems that require the use of basic specific, mathematical, or technical principles and in depth experience based knowledge. Requires the ability to explain clinical, technical, and diagnostic procedures to patients and their families.