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Christ Hospital: Radiology Technician

Company: Carepoint Health
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CarePoint Health is one of New Jersey's leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals - Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Hoboken University Medical Center and Bayonne Medical Center. CarePoint united three area hospitals to provide 360-degree-coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals.

CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.

Responsibilities

Main Functions:

  • Provides comprehensive care to patient requiring medical imaging services in an organized and systematic manner according to departmental policy and standardsassumes accountability for managing delivery of care and patient safety.appropriately educates and explains procedures to patients.
  • Communicates any changes in patient's condition to the patient care area.follows appropriate department protocol for procedures unless specified differently by radiologist.
  • Performs patient transports using stretchers or wheelchair when needed.obtains and documents patient history and pertinent information including lmpprovides for patient privacy.
  • Completes work within an acceptable time frame.produces quality diagnostic images for interpretation (positioning and technique) on all segments of patient population neonate through geriatric.
  • Responds effectively in an emergency situation.
  • Adheres to infection control standards specific to patient care.
  • Obtains necessary patient consent for iv contrast.
  • Uses proper body mechanics during all activities and duties.assures appropriate lab work and informed consent is on the patient chart
  • Performs radiography
  • Performs quality control testing for the radiology department.
  • Records and adheres to state required testing and record keeping for our annual inspections

Qualifications

Education: Graduate from an AMA approved Radiology School/Program. Completion of RTBE/JRCERT approved Radiology School/Program (required)

Work Experience: 0 - 1 (required); 2 - 4 (preferred)

Licensure/Certifications: Valid NJ Radiology License, AART Certification (required); BLS (preferred)

  • Equal Opportunity Employer *

Keywords: Carepoint Health, Jersey City , Christ Hospital: Radiology Technician, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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