This is a hospital based position located at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla NY.
The Lead X-Ray Technologist is responsible for technical work involving the operation of complex x-ray equipment for the purpose of taking radiographs of various designated portions of the body using special procedures, to assist physicians in the detection of foreign bodies and the diagnosis of diseases and injuries. Work involves the proper positioning of patient, the development of the x-rays, the maintenance of radiographic files for a prescribed period. Lead Technologist (Special Procedures) is distinguished from Senior Technologist in that incumbents must possess training and/or previous experience in the performance of special radiological procedures, such as the operation of CAT Scan equipment, and are assigned in one of these specialty areas. Partial supervision may be exercised over x-ray technicians, non-professional and clerical support staff in the way of quality control of work, and providing technical assistance. Does related work as required
Two years experience in a hospital x-ray department or a private radiological laboratory performing all types of diagnostic work including the operation of special procedures equipment such as CAT scan, angiographic or neurographic equipment.
Possession of of a valid license and current registration issued by the New York State Department of Health as a Radiologic Technologist in the field of diagnostic radiography.
Must be certified and maintain current registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in the field of Radiography.
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.We are seeking vibrant, academic focused clinicians who enjoy providing an exceptional level of care while working closely with the residents and fellows of New York Medical College. Throughout WMCHealth, we have a variety of opportunities and locations in which to practice. From Westchester Medical Center which is located 30 minutes north of New York City, to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, Health Alliance’s three hospitals in the Kingston Area to The Charity h...ospitals of Rockland and Orange Counties, our health care system is as diverse as the communities we serve. Westchester Medical Center is the major tertiary hospitals for the vibrant Hudson Valley Region of New York. With WMCHealth, you will enjoy easy access to New York and all major cities in the Northeast.