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Diagnostic CT Program Coord


Diagnostic CT Program Coord

  • 529175
  • Medical Center
  • Radiology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 30 2022
  • Grade 105

Position Summary

The Diagnostic/CT Program Coordinator is responsible for the use of ionizing radiation to generate images for diagnostic and research purposes.


  • The Program Coordinator will review the patient’s medical history to understand the patient’s illness and pending diagnostic procedure; instruct the patient before, during, and following the procedure; evaluate the satisfactory preparation of the patient before beginning a procedure; and recognize emergency patient conditions and initiate lifesaving first aid when appropriate.

  • Administrative functions may include supervising other technologists, students, and other personnel; participating in procuring supplies and equipment; documenting laboratory operations; participating in radiation safety protocols and taking an active role in radiation reduction programs; participating in departmental inspections conducted by various licensing, regulatory, and accrediting agencies; participating in departmental quality assurance or quality improvement projects; and participating in scheduling patient examinations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience, plus four (4) years of related experience.
  • Completion of an approved School of Radiologic Technology Program required.
  • Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R).
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience with Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Must possess active New York State licenses in Radiography

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (CT).
  • Preferred certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (MR).

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to produce high quality special imaging with little supervision.
  • Must be able to function effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Operating knowledge of personal computers and medical charting systems.
  • Capable of a flexible work schedule.
  • Must be able to interact with patients, University personnel and customers in a responsible, professional and ethical manner.
  • Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative.
  • Sits, stands, and walks intermittently throughout the day.
  • Climbs stairs to enter mobile unit and tractor.
  • Squats or kneels and lifts objects from ground weighing up to 55 pounds.
  • Full extension of arms above head and in front of body.
  • Frequently lifts weight of up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally lifts weights of up to 75 pounds.
  • May transfer patients weighing up to 350 pounds with a variety of assistance from other staff or equipment.
  • Occasionally carries objects weighing up to 55 pounds.
  • May need to push/pull objects with force of up to 72 pounds.
  • Must possess good balance.

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