Day Shift CAT Scan Technologist

Location: White Plains, NY

Join an acclaimed Community based hospital - Trauma II as a CAT SCAN Tech - Day Shift - Full Time Equivalent (FTE)

Schedule: Monday - Friday 2pm - 10pm; alternating weekends and holidays

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MONDAY- FRIDAY 9 am - 5 pm, with weekends as needed - ARMONK Radiology

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Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm, every other weekend

The Day Shift CAT Scan Technologist is responsible for performing routine and specialized imaging procedures using CAT scan equipment. They will prepare patients for procedures, assist radiologists, operate and maintain the equipment, and process images and CDs as required. Adherence to established radiology standards of care and principles of radiation protection is essential. The role also includes assuming responsibility for assigned areas and duties, participating in hospital-wide customer service programs, and performing quality assurance duties. The Technologist will exercise professional judgment in the performance of procedures and ensure the cleanliness of work areas and equipment. Other essential functions include processing images, routine office duties, and providing care for patients of various age groups.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  1. Understanding and adhering to Performance Standards, Policies, and Behaviors
  2. Correctly preparing and positioning patients for specific examinations, following different protocols and documentation requirements
  3. Producing high-quality technical images and reviewing completed exams
  4. Assisting physicians during procedures as needed
  5. Performing equipment quality assurance and calibrations, and notifying senior staff of supply needs
  6. Being available for emergency procedures and maintaining adequate shift coverage
  7. Maintaining cleanliness of work areas, equipment, and accessories
  8. Processing images and printing CDs when necessary
  9. Performing routine office duties, such as answering phones and documenting information
  10. Coordinating patient transportation
  11. Serving as an instructor or preceptor if assigned
  12. Exhibiting professional and courteous behavior towards all individuals
  13. Introducing oneself, using patient identifiers, and explaining exams to patients and family members
  14. Meeting the physical and psychosocial needs of patients from different age groups
  15. Performing New York State and ACR quality assurance tasks and calibrations
  16. Attending staff meetings and in-service training
  17. Adapting to changes in duty assignments and hours as needed
  18. Being on standby/call for emergency department coverage
  19. Performing other related duties as assigned
  20. Familiarizing oneself with department-specific protocols and policies

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • The CAT Scan Technologist must have completed an allied health education and accredited radiography school or hospital-based program. NY State DOH Licensure or Limited Permit required. ARRT registered (RT) and radiograph
  • (R) and/or (CT) certified and/or NMTCB registered (CNMT), with documented training and experience in operating CT equipment and radiation physics and protection
  • Completion of advanced CT examination/certification within 1 year from the date of hire
  • Completion of continuing education requirements to meet governing bodies' standards
  • Preferred DOH IV certification or completion of a 6-month orientation
  • Current BLS certification through the (AHA) American Heart Association or completion within 90 days of hire
  • Completion of the radiation dose pledge for both Image Gently and Image Wisely through the American College of Radiology (ACR) during the orientation process and before the end of the probationary period
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