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Diagnostic X-Ray Technologist

Danbury Health Systems

This is a Contract position in Wappingers Falls, NY posted July 15, 2021.

Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care. 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. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org. Essential Responsibilities – Assists physicians and performs quality imaging through the use of fixed and mobile equipment throughout the hospital. Corroborates patient’s clinical history with procedure, assuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed practitioner. Prepares patients for procedures and explains nature of each exam. Gives proper instruction prior to, during, and following procedures. Evaluates images for technical quality, assuring proper identification is recorded. Assists physicians and radiology nurses in cases of adverse reaction to contrast media or acute emergencies as required. – 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. Protects patients, employees and self from excessive exposure and follows “As Low As Reasonably Achievable” (ALARA) guidelines at all times. Ensures neatness, cleanliness, and sanitation in department work areas and equipment and tracks the use of supplies, restocking when needed. Actively participates in activities that promote safety, quality, regulatory compliance, and professional development. 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. Maintain and Model REACH Values (Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Compassion, Honor). Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance. Performs other duties as required. Education and Experience Requirements: – Minimum two (2) years of college or technical training. Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements: – Maintains competency and proficiency with imaging procedures, including those that involve new or complicated exams and/or equipment by utilizing reading material and attending in-service programs. General knowledge of a specialized or technical field normally associated with an A.A. or A.S. degree. License, Registration, or Certification Requirements: – Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. NYS Radiologic Technologist License. American Registry or Radiologic Technology Certification, or eligible. NYS Rad Tech Lic Req ARRT Registered Graduate AMH Approved School CT Exp Pref Location: Wappingers Falls-1530 Route 9 Work Type: Per Diem Standard Hours: 0.00 Work Schedule: Evening 12 Work Shift: Flexible, 7 days a week 12 hour shifts Org Unit: 1316 Department: Wappingers Exempt: No 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.