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X-Ray Technician, Bureau of Public Health Clinics
Constituent Services ＆ Community Programs with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
$29.42 - $33.24 per hour
NYC All Boroughs
Last updated on Mar 13, 2023
The Bureau of Public Health Clinics (BPHC) houses the Tuberculosis (TB) Chest Clinics and the Sexual Health Clinics (SHC). TB clinics play an integral role in the prevention and control of tuberculosis (TB) in New York City while the SHC promotes a healthy community by providing New Yorkers with the resources needed to make informed and empowered sexual health decisions. The TB unit does this by supporting patients through patient education, doing directly observed therapy to ensure treatment success and conducting home visits for patients with difficulties coming to clinic. SHC help to identify and treat STIs, provide STI and HIV Prevention and general sexual health services regardless of ability to pay or immigration status. X-Ray Technicians services (taking radiographic images) are critical in the early diagnosis of patients with infectious tuberculosis. The X-rays they take help to inform doctors diagnoses, decision making, and initiation of appropriate therapy for TB infection and disease. BPHC requests approval to hire a part-time X Ray Technician, Level I position.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
-Take X-ray per order from a licensed physician using the principle of ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable).
-Prepare and positions patients for taking X-Ray pictures according to standard procedures or as prescribed by a physician.
-Execute the proper digital radiography (DR) and synapse protocols.
-Complete patients’ X-ray by correctly using radiation equipment.
-Maintain safety procedures for X-ray equipment.
-Maintain the DR an X-ray equipment before and after use.
-Effectively assess patient’s information or status.
-Use standard procedures to identify the correct patient using at least to identifier (full name, DOB, etc.); inputs or corrects demographics data in RIS.
-Perform daily quality control and quality assurance at assigned X-ray suites.
-Use PACS/RIS to process patients and X-rays.
-Work independently the song ordinary problems and assign X-ray Smith.
-Create service request tickets to IT or PACS/RIS vendors as needed.
A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent, and a valid license as a General Radiological Technologist issued by the State of New York. This license must be maintained for the duration of employment in this title.
1. For appointment to Assignment Level III, in addition to meeting the above
requirement, all candidates must have two years of satisfactory, full-time
experience as an X-Ray Technician, which must have been in a supervisory
2. For assignment to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner only, one year of
satisfactory full-time experience operating X-Ray apparatus and auxiliary
equipment may be substituted for the above-cited license.