Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelors Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of a Bachelors Degree, four (4) years of radiological experience or an Associate's Degree with (two) 2 years radiological experience. Licensed Radiologic Technologist
Advanced Certification in Computed Tomography. Bi-lingual in Spanish. Experience in a dental office setting.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Oral Maxillofacial Radiology program of the SBU Dental Care center is seeking to hire a Radiological Specialist. Details of the position are below:
Develops and delivers specific areas of the didactic and clinical pre-doctoral dental curriculum in diagnostic imaging in collaboration with the Director of Diagnostic Imaging. These areas include practical portions of the HDG-503 (Radiology I), HDG 806 (Advanced Imaging Techniques) courses, and may change as determined by the Director of Diagnostic Imaging.
Teaching Post- Doctoral students (Prosthodontics and General Practice Residency) in an individual hands-on session how to correctly manipulate i-CAT CBCT data for obtaining accurate diagnosis. Also discussed is CBCT conversion and data manipulation into other proprietary software as per the recommendation of the respective department of the Post-Doctoral student.
Responsible for CBCT disc retrieval from Graduating residents. The CBCT discs are sorted, then held in Radiology for the upcoming Resident or destroyed as per HIPAA guidelines.
Quality Control issues concerning Radiographic guides used during CBCT scanning. Technologist is available for advisement on fit of appliance, radiopacity of radiographic markers and materials to be used for guides. Technologist will attend interdepartmental meetings on the appropriateness of materials, fit, and surgical guide computer programs to be used. Technologist will maintain the compiled case folder of CBCT scans done with surgical guides with varying degrees of success for teaching purposes that has been reviewed by both faculty and staff.
Act as a liaison in Radiology between the coordinator, Pre-doctoral or Post-doctoral student to ensure that Radiographic guides are done in a timely fashion before the patient is scheduled for CBCT. Technologist , along with other Radiology staff, is responsible for rescheduling the patient if the surgical guide is not done or done incorrectly in the time specified.
Responsible for the storage of CBCT surgical guides in Radiology after the patient has been scanned. Technologist cleans, records and stores each guide before the Post-doctoral student retrieves the guide prior to surgery and/or case presentation.
Conduct periodic quality control tests on all radiographs take for Quality Assurance Program at the School of Dental Medicine.
Maintains a file of imaging teaching cases under faculty supervision.
Participate in in-service training regarding radiology techniques.
Implement policies and procedures dictated by the Program Director, ensure students compliance with directives, i.e. monitoring attendance, productivity, time management, infection control procedures, ensure maintenance of patient records in an organized and efficient manner.
Responsible for the cleanliness and organization of the Radiology Dept.
Oversee the completion of all department records.
Ensure all Dental Care Center Policies & Procedures, including safe use in ionization of patients is enforced.
The incumbent will be required to assist in the development of technical factors and film selection.
Attend all required Dental Care Center training, including Right to Know Bloodborne Pathogen Fire Safety Training, CPR, HIPAA and Compliance training.
Research and Development Responsibilities:
Perform the duties and responsibilities required for ionizing radiation research projects.
Set up the appropriate radiology equipment and materials necessary for the research project. Supervise the patient clinical component of the research project with instruction from the Project Director. The incumbent will provide quality control of radiology equipment and materials used in the research project and record all data from the Cone Beam Scans.
Direct contact with patients in the form of an interview, screening, and instruct patients involved in research projects. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for the interpretation of the radiographs, collect pertinent data and analyze statistical information for submission for research project.
Assist in the development of the research project and set parameters of imaging technique, film selection and radiographic imaging care in collaboration with diagnostic imaging faculty.
Acquisition and primary processing of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) data sets according to the patients' individual treatment plan and imaging request.
Preparation of the processed data set together with the imaging report generated by the oral and maxillofacial radiology for transmission to the referring medical or dental practitioner.
Transfers and positions, provides immobilization devices, as required, to produce diagnostic imaging. Selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis.
Selects and operates Radiology equipment as directed. Provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
Processes exams, performs QA to images and facilitate in the delivery of the images and exams to the file room and Axium system for dictation.
Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination when taking radiographs on patients.
Care and maintenance of the CBCT equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations. (weekly calibration, schedule annual inspection)
Other duties as assigned which may include the following: In the absence of the Director of Radiology may be designated as acting supervisor, assist in performing first aid.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Renaissance School of Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
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Official Job Title: Instructional Support Technician
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Dental Care Center-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jul 30, 2019
Posting End Date: Aug 30, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $50,000 - $60,000.
Salary Grade: SL3
Appointment Type: Term
Internal Number: 1902217
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