Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.
The Department of Radiology at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and University Hospital of Brooklyn is seeking a Per Diem Mammography Lead Technician. The successful candidate will:
Perform duties of a lead tech which directly involves a variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment and initiative in the utilization of Diagnostic Imaging equipment.
Ensure that all standard of care are met for our patient population.
Ensure standards for all regulatory agencies such Joint Commission, ACR, FDA and NY Dept. of Health are met.
Provide area assignments of personnel and coordinate activities within the department, with other departmental activities and services of the hospital.
Be responsible for providing statistical information to determine work patterns, patient flow, budgetary information and fiscal requirements.
Provide good customer service to our patient population and co-workers.
Become fully knowledgeable of departmental policies and procedures including quality assurance and performance improvement.
Develop and introduce new techniques and procedures.
Monitor and enhance the program for QC and QA standards.
Provide oversight as a Lead Tech for Mammography and Bone density department.
Be able to provide resolution for various operational issues in radiology and to communicate such with different levels of hospital personnel.
Perform Mammography imaging procedures at a technical level, including obtaining pertinent clinical and medical history of patients.
Demonstrate knowledge in the effects of radiation exposure, radiation procedures, computer applications and imaging techniques, while being responsible for safety precautions for patients and workers in regards to radiation exposure.
Assist in training student technologist and medical students rotating through the department.
Assist in orientation and implementation of new techniques, research projects and in-service educations as directed.
Assist with radiology performance improvement projects to include data collections.
Be accountable for all departmental related duties and responsibilities.
Utilize computerized patient information systems, including Radiology Information System, PACS, PenRad and Hologic equipment.
New York State X-Ray license.
A.R.R.T certification in Mammography.
A minimum of 5-years of hospital based experience.
Experience in mammography imaging procedures.
A minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience preferred.
Bachelor of Science Degree preferred.
Days Variable; Hours Variable
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
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Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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About SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.