X-Ray Technologist Job – NY, Smithtown

city: Smithtown

The primary role of a radiologic technologist (also called an x-ray technologist or radiographer) is using x-ray equipment to produce images of tissues, organs, bones, and vessels and administering radiation therapy treatments. Although radiologic technologists are required to be knowledgeable in all terminology related with radiography, anatomy, pathology, etc., a professional technologist will also possess strong interpersonal skills. A large part of the job requires giving instructions to patients who may be a bit nervous with the various radiography procedures. A well-trained technologist will be able to give straight-forward instructions as well as foster a sense of comfort and confidence to patients.



  • Maintain and operate diagnostic X-Ray imaging equipment and materials
  • Adjusts the X-Ray equipment and operates controls to ensure there is no overexposure
  • Perform various X-Ray exams according to Radiation Safety Officer?s standards and procedures
  • While using clear communication, position and assist patients for imaging/exam
  • Shielding patients from unnecessary exposure to radiation
  • Follow providers orders to ensure accuracy of image capture
  • Evaluate taken images for accuracy and clarity; ensure laterality is labeled
  • Enter patient?s demographic data and patient history of any comparable exams
  • Maintains all required documentation to meet regulatory standards
  • Transfers daily images to LifeImage; utilize checks and balances to ensure report is received from SB imaging department, signed off, and scanned into chart
  • Prepare CDs with images for patient requests
  • Communicates with consulting agency for quarterly inspections of equipment
  • Maintain clean, safe, and sanitized X-Ray room
  • Ensure HIPAA guidelines are followed
  • Performs related duties, as required
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