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Full Time Diagnostic Tech- Ultrasound

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
  • Job Code
    121665931
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Atlantic City, NJ

POSITION SHIFT: Days

POSITION STATUS: Full-Time

REQ_NUM: 07-25808

Department: Ultrasound City

Hours Per Week 37.5

Holidays Required? Yes

Job Category: *All Full Time Jobs

Location: Atlantic City

Weekends Required? Yes


POSITION SUMMARY

The Diagnostic Technologist performs diagnostic testing according to established departmental procedures, ensuring the delivery of quality patient care. Diagnostic testing includes X-ray, CAT scan, ultrasound, MRI, nuclear medicine, mammography, interventional procedures, and PET/CT procedures.



The Diagnostic Technologist performs diagnostic testing as directed by the physician at a competent technical level not requiring constant supervision. This position operates diagnostic equipment, including peripheral equipment, in a safe and efficient manner to obtain optimal test results. The Technologist manages the patient during the diagnostic procedure to meet quality patient care standards. This position ensures supplies are maintained and reports problems with equipment to the appropriate staff member.



This position actively participates in and supports student clinical education activities where applicable.



This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to team work and cooperation.

QUALIFICATIONS

LICENSE: Licensed by the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection for all modalities except Ultrasound. ARDMS is required for Ultrasound. NMTCB or ARRT(N) for PET/CT

EXPERIENCE: Candidates must possess ability to multitask, with attention to fine detail in a fast paced environment. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire. NJDEP State License expires every two years and must be renewed biennially to work. ARRT expires on incumbent's date of birth and must be renewed annually to work.



SPECIALITY

EXPERIENCE

CERTIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS

X-Ray

Graduate of an accredited radiological technologist school required.



1 yr. diagnostic testing experience preferred.



BLS for Healthcare Providers required.



Licensed by the State of NJ, Department of Environmental Protection.



Registered as American Registry of Radiology Technologist.

Interventional Radiographer

Graduate of an accredited radiological technologist school required.



1 yr. diagnostic testing experience preferred.





BLS for Healthcare Providers required.



Licensed by the State of NJ, Department of Environmental Protection.



Registered as American Registry of Radiology Technologist.



Advanced certification from ARRT required within 1 year of passing initial registry or date of hire.

*Not Required for Pool Employee

MRI

Graduate of an accredited radiological technologist school required.



1 yr. diagnostic testing experience preferred.



BLS for Healthcare Providers required.



Licensed by the State of NJ, Department of Environmental Protection.



Registered as American Registry of Radiology Technologist.



Advanced certification from ARRT required within 1 year of passing initial registry or date of hire.

*Not Required for Pool Employee

CT

Graduate of an accredited radiological technologist school required.



1 yr. diagnostic testing experience preferred.





BLS for Healthcare Providers required.



Licensed by the State of NJ, Department of Environmental Protection.

Registered as American Registry of Radiology Technologist.

Advanced certification from ARRT required within 1 year of passing initial registry or date of hire for all CT RTs.



SPECIALITY

EXPERIENCE

CERTIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS

Ultrasound

Graduate of an ultrasound technology program required.



1 yr. diagnostic testing experience preferred.





BLS for Healthcare Providers required.



Registry or Registry Eligible American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers required. (clinical hours needed to take boards)

If registry eligible at time of hire, registration is required within 1 year; department director will oversee that certification is achieved at the department level

Advanced RVT certification required within 18 months of passing initial ARDMS registry or date of hire.

Nuclear Medicine

Graduate of a nuclear medicine technology program required.



1 yr. diagnostic testing experience preferred.

.



BLS for Healthcare Providers required.



Licensed by the State of NJ, Department of Environmental Protection



Registered as a Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or American Registry of Radiology Technologist.

Mammography

Graduate of an accredited radiological technologist school required.



1 yr. diagnostic testing experience preferred.





BLS for Healthcare Providers required.



Licensed by State of NJ, Department of Environmental Protection



Registered American Registry of Radiology Technologist.



Advanced certification from ARRT required within 1 year of passing initial registry or date of hire.



SPECIALITY

EDUCATION

CERTIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS

PET/ CT

















Graduate of a nuclear medicine technology program required.



1 yr. diagnostic testing experience preferred.







BLS for Healthcare Providers required.



Licensed by the State of NJ, Department of Environmental Protection



Registered Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or Preferably -American Registry of Radiology Technologist

*Advanced certification from ARRT required within 1 year of passing initial registry or date of hire for all RTs performing CT



PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates the ability to perform the department specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.



WORK ENVIRONMENT

Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, potential injury, and hazardous substances, including electromagnetic radiation. Position requires the ability to stand a majority of the time; technologist performing MRIs require the ability to sit in front of a CRT monitor much of the time. Position requires extensive pushing, pulling and lifting of patients and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.



The department specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool lists the essential functions of this position.

UNIT

POPULATION SERVED:

Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) serviced:

Radiology

Skeletal and all body systems including but not limited to: pulmonary, cardiac/cardiovascular, GI, GU/GYN, oncology etc, during radiology exams.

CT

Imaging with and without contrast of cardio-pulmonary, vascular, neuro, GI, GU, GYN, skeletal/muscular conditions and diseases including but not limited to: PVD, CVA/TIA, COPD, CHF, HNP, oncology, etc..

Mammography

Mammary disease and disorders.

MRI

Cardiac/cardiovascular, mammary, GI, endocrine, renal, skeletal conditions and disease including but not limited to: CAD, PVD, CVA/TIA, COPD, CHF, oncology, etc..

Nuclear Medicine

Cardiac/cardiovascular, renal, skeletal, pulmonary conditions and diseases including but not limited to: CAD, PE, cholecystitis, oncology, etc..

Special Procedures

Stents/declot vascular, renal conditions and diseases including but not limited to PVD, renal, oncology, etc..

Ultrasound

Cholecystitis, BPH, oncology, uterine fibroids, fetal ultrasound etc..

PET/CT

All Oncology including skin conditions, single pulmonary nodules, head and neck cancers. Radiation treatment planning simulation





REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

This position reports to the Radiology Manager. This position takes direction from the Lead Diagnostic Technologist. This position reports to the Clinical Director in the Cath Lab. This position also reports to the Practice Manager at the Urgent Care Centers.



The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.





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Posted: 2020-07-17 Expires: 2020-08-17

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