Per Diem CT Technologist - Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Institute

United States

Mount Sinai Health System

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To perform CT Scan studies of anatomical areas as ordered/directed, according to established standards and procedures. 

  • Assists, prepares and positions patients as required to perform imaging procedures.
  • Performs CT Scans and other Diagnostic exams.
  • Applies the necessary technical judgment to obtain studies of an acceptable diagnostic quality according to written protocols and the patients’ needs.
  • Provides patient education relevant to specific imaging procedures by informing the patient of the nature of the procedure, the area to be imaged and any specific instructions the patient may need.
  • Operates all radiographic imaging equipment associated with CT, including but not limited to injectors.
  • Prepares patients with aseptic solutions and sterile drapes.
  • Assists in preparation of sterile surgical instruments and supplies needed for all CT Biopsy examinations.
  • Assists physician with room set up and procedure, when required, to include opening, and handing guide wires, catheters, etc.
  • Loads and programs contrast media power injectors according to established departmental procedures.
  • Prepares and operates equipment, sets controls, establishes proper “programs” under direction of the Radiologist.
  • Coordinates scan protocols with radiologist.
  • Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques. 
  • Performs all quality assurance procedures as required.
  • Ensures all images are appropriately labeled as specified by the department SOP.
  • Assists physician directly as required.
  • Evaluates radiographs for technical acceptability and ensures images are transmitted to PACS in a timely fashion.
  • Ensures Radiology room and equipment cleanliness, at the start and at the end of the shift, to include removal of soiled or dirty linen.
  • Maintains supplies and accessories in imaging room necessary to safely perform duties, as required.
  • Accurately records all required patient tracking information into IDX (Radiology Information System).
  • Schedules exams into IDX (Radiology Information System) as required.
  • Ensures that all studies performed are completed in IDX (Radiology Information System) in a timely fashion.
  • Calls for in-patients as required.
  • Performs related clerical duties in the absence of support personnel.
  • Informs supervisor or appropriate personnel of needed repairs to equipment or unsafe conditions.
  • Prevents the spread of infection to self, patients, visitors, and other employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocol.
  • Attends in-services and other professional development meetings as required.
  • Maintains in good standing, licensure specific to job to include adherence to Article 35 of the Public Health Code.
  • Graduate of an AMA/J.C.E.R.T. approved program in Radiologic Technology. 
  • Minimum 2 years of progressive CT experience (Will consider new graduates).
  • Excellent technical skills, knowledge of cross sectional anatomy, physiology and positioning.
  • New York State License (L.R.T.). 
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. (ARRT and current CT certification)
  • Current CPR certification

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:  

  • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential.
  • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination.
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong and are able to professional advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.

 Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!

“About the Mount Sinai Health System:

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, more than 400 outpatient practices, more than 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it. Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,400 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is ranked No. 14 nationwide in National Institutes of Health funding and in the 99th percentile in research dollars per investigator according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We are passionately committed to addressing racism and its effects on our faculty, staff, students, trainees, patients, visitors, and the communities we serve. Our goal is for Mount Sinai to become an anti-racist health care and learning institution that intentionally addresses structural racism.”

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