Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute Radiology Technologist - Full time in Toms River, New Jersey
Radiology Technologist - Full time
9 Hospital Drive Toms River, NJ
The X-ray technologist will operate radiologic equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes. Position radiologic equipment and adjust controls to set techniques according to specification of examination. Take x-rays following established radiologic requirements and regulations to ensure patient care and safety.
• Medical insurance • Prescription drug coverage • Voluntary Dental insurance • Voluntary Vision Insurance • 401K with company match • Paid holidays
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- Position x-ray equipment and adjust controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance.
Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff. Position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by physician. Process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods. Explain procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and obtain cooperation. Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading requests or instructions from physicians. Prepare and set up x-ray room for patient. Make exposures necessary for the requested procedures, rejecting and repeating work that does not meet established standards. Operate digital picture archiving communications systems. Transport patients to and from exam rooms.
Preparing progress notes for patient intake and gathering information to ensure documentation is efficiently and accurately recorded and maintained in patient charts. Greets patients, introduces themselves, and escorts the patient to examination room. Screens and documents patients for appropriate information and documents in eClinicalWorks: chief complaint, history of present illness, current medications, past medical history, allergies, surgical history, hospitalizations, family history, social history, review of systems, and vitals. Prepares them for physical examination. Instructs patients in diagnostic tests protocols. Assure that sterile or non-sterile supplies such as medications, supplies, or other required equipment, are present and in working order. Complete quality control activities, monitor equipment operation, and report malfunctioning equipment to supervisor. Maintain a current file of examination protocols. Provide other technologists with suggestions of additional views, alternate positioning, or improved techniques to ensure the images produced are of the highest quality. Fields interoffice phone calls and responds to emails/communications from physicians and staff. Monitor and clear the fax inbox, assigning documents to the appropriate secretary. Reviews and completes the assigned beans throughout the day. Prepares charts according to daily and/or weekly schedule ensuring all records are accurate and available prior to next visit. Responsible for timely and accurate completion of timesheets/ time records for hours work and payroll processing. Time records must be completed and approved by the employee no later than the close of business on last day of each pay period. Responsible for timely completion of all new hire training, departmental training, and yearly compliance training (HPro) on an ongoing basis. Performs other duties as assigned by the Office Manager as per business needs.
Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship Minimum 2 year experience in a medical setting Minimum High School Degree Current NJ X-ray Licensure
Equal Opportunity Employer
Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.