Performs CT’s obtains high quality radiographs on all patients during their shift, and assures quality of image before releasing patient; recognizes the need for and utilizes radiation protection measures in accordance with departmental policies.
Ensures STAT/ wet read x-rays are presented to radiologist if on site and when radiologist is not on site makes the x-rays available for review and notifies the hospitalist of the availability.
Ensures that STAT/wet read CT scans are given to radiologist when they are on site and sent to NightHawk/Vrad when radiologist is not on site or on call.
Ensures that equipment is in proper working order; informs appropriate personnel promptly when equipment is in need of repair. Performs QC testing if necessary.
As required, transports patients to and from x-ray and CT rooms.
Assists patients onto CT machine or x-ray table and positions them correctly.
Utilizes all equipment permitted within the scope of their license and within the realm of their training.
Assessment, treatment and patient care responsibilities are delivered with a knowledge of patient growth and development and are appropriate to the ages of the patients served.
Processes images by various means.
Performs required clerical work necessary to maintain patient records.
Provides patient comfort (e.g., bedpans, blankets) as required.
Maintains a clean and orderly environment to include; CT room, radiology rooms, radiology equipment and radiology accessories.
Uses other peripheral equipment as required (e.g., patient monitoring equipment, teleradiology equipment).
Participates in on-call schedule if needed.
Graduation from an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology; ARRT; Advanced registry in C.T. preferred. Current NJ license as a Registered Radiological Technologist. American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED certification. One to two years of experience in Radiologic Technology required with one year of CT experience. Good interpersonal skills. Speaks, reads and writes English to the extent required by the position.
Internal Number: BNBMC1
About Bergen New Bridge Medical Center
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (BNBMC), a clinical affiliate of Rutgers, is a 1,070-bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 1916 to treat patients with contagious diseases, the Medical Center is both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in New Jersey and the fourth-largest publicly-owned hospital in the nation.
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, a not-for-profit safety net facility, provides high-quality comprehensive services, including acute care, behavioral health care, and long-term care to the greater Bergen County community. The Medical Center, including its Long-Term Care Division, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is one of the largest medical facilities providing a continuum of care for the behavioral health community.
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center offers acute medical services, including 24/7 emergency department, surgical suites, physical rehabilitation, pharmacy, laboratory, radiologic services (including digital mammography), and more than 26 medical specialties available through its Ambulatory Care Center. The Medical Center is a Veterans Choice Provider proudly serving the healthcare needs of veterans.