X-Ray Technician

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Job Description

Located in Jersey City, NJ, CarePoint Health Medical Group is part of the CarePoint Health system – a new and innovative healthcare system launched in May, 2013, focused on providing 360 degrees of coordinated healthcare to residents of Hudson County. More information can be found at www.carepointhealth.org and www.carepointhealth.org/medicalgroup

General Purpose of Position:

A nonexempt position responsible for operating X-ray and fluoroscopic equipment that assists radiologists and/or physicians with diagnosing and/or treating disease and/or injury. This will be located in an Immediate Care Clinic in Bayonne.

Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

    • Prepares patients for radiologic procedures. Protects patient, self, and other staff from radiation hazards. Takes X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety, which involves setting up and operating radiographic equipment used in the medical diagnosis and/or treatment of patients and includes implementing infection control procedures for the work area. Selects proper ionizing factors for radiological diagnosis. Adjusts/sets radiographic controls. Positions patients and takes X-rays of specific parts of the patient’s body as requested by physicians. Processes film. Checks X-rays for clarity of image, retaking when needed. Distributes X-rays to appropriate medical staff.
    • Maintains required records including patient records, daily log books, and monthly reports. Performs quantity and quality control checks to assure X-ray unit meets standards required by laws, rules, and departmental policies. Complies with safety standards.
    • Cleans, maintains, and makes minor adjustments to radiographic equipment, including determining equipment repairs.
  • Maintains radiographic supplies, film, and orders as necessary.


Job Requirements

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in radiological technology from accredited X-ray technician program.
  • One to three years of experience as X-ray technician, preferably in medical practice environment.
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist registration preferred.
  • Knowledge of X-ray procedures and protocols.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology necessary to perform X-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement.
  • Knowledge of radiology equipment including safety hazards common to radiology.
  • Skill in positioning patients properly.
  • Skill in identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying supervisor.
  • Skill in following infection control and radiological safety procedures.  
  • Ability to lift and position patients for the type of X-ray procedure required.
  • Ability to notice detail in drawings and differences in shapes and shadings.
  • Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices.

Opportunities are for part time or per diem shifts. Part time are days and some evenings and per diem are Weekends and Evening hours.

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