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Excelsior Orthopaedics Group Imaging Technologist in Amherst, New York

Utilizes imaging equipment (X-Ray, MRI) to conduct radiological diagnostic procedures as needed for evaluating patient conditions. Creates and maintains records and files as directed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates computer and radiographic equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body, under the supervision of a Radiologist. Performs quality control measures for the purpose of ensuing optimal quality images

  • Prepares patient for radiographic procedures by accurately assessing patients needs and providing patient education

  • Records appropriate chart notations in Patient Information System and/or Patient files. Prepares and maintains records and files as directed. Stores and maintains films according to department policy and procedures

  • Prepares patient films for interpretation by radiologist

  • Practices safety measures in radiography and Environment of Care. Maintains and tests equipment to ensure proper functionality

  • Assist Physicians with Orthopedic casting procedures to include the application and removal of a variety of casts and splints. Prepare and position patient for casting procedures. Instruct patients in cast ware, wound care, swelling, and how to remove and apply splints

  • Perform routine examinations and treatment procedures to include removing casts, cleaning wounds and applying medications and dressings

  • Cross train in clinical areas to support patients and providers. Room patients, update patient charts, take vitals and patient history

  • Maintains patient confidentiality

  • Handles other duties as required

  •     AAS Radiologic Technology

  •     Current ARRT Certification and NYS License

  •     Minimum of two years of Radiologic Technologist experience

  •     Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills while performing any and all tasks associated with the position

  •     Frequent sitting, standing, walking, grasping, carrying, and speaking

  •     Occasional reaching, bending, and stooping

  •     Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds--with assistance if needed

  •     May need to lift or turn patients who are disabled--with assistance if needed

  •     Frequent use of computer, keyboard, copy and fax machine, and phone

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