Aspen Dental X-Ray Technologist in Niskayuna, New York

As one of Upstate New York’s fastest growing urgent care providers, we’re looking for professionals that demonstrate a continual commitment to provide the highest quality, patient-centered care in a warm and friendly setting. As a WellNow (formerly Five Star Urgent Care) team member, you will find a medical community in which you are supported in your growth as a medical professional. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

We are seeking a friendly and motivated X-Ray Technologist to join our practice. This person will be a part of a team that is dedicated to improving the delivery and quality of healthcare to our urgent care patients. Customer service is an important element of this position as registration and other front desk responsibilities as well as medical assisting comprise the majority of the duties. Training will be provided for these elements of the position.

  • The X-Ray Technologist greets and registers patients

  • Answers and appropriately triages phone calls

  • The X-Ray Technologist prepares patients for radiological procedures and conducts x-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety

  • Uses a variety of radiation protection and shielding materials

  • The X-Ray Technologist ensures radiology equipment is functioning appropriately and reports equipment malfunctions to the department head

  • The X-Ray Technologist logs radiologic procedures

  • Obtains pre-authorization from insurance companies for CT scans

  • Ensures all radiographs achieve a radiographic interpretation by our teleradiology company

  • Clarifies discrepancy radiology readings with the medical provider

  • Cleans and stocks the site with other members of the team

  • Performs basic medical assisting/occupational medicine technician duties to ensure proper patient flow

  • Understanding of the anatomy and physiology necessary to perform x-ray testing, including body mechanics and patient movement

  • Knowledge of radiology equipment, including safety hazards common to radiology.

  • Capability to identify equipment issues and troubleshoot problems

  • Capacity to apply written instructions and standardized work practices and protocols

  • Ability to perform all job duties with no accommodations, including lift up to 50 pounds, repeatedly bend and twist, and standing for up to 10-12 hours daily

  • Friendly and outstanding customer service skills

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Basic computer skills, including the use of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Education:

  • Completion of an accredited Radiologic Technology program

Required License or Certification:

  • ARRT Licensure in Radiologic Technology or Completion of Radiologic Technology program

  • Active New York State Licensure in Radiologic Technology

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.

Travel: 25 – 50%

External Company Name: Aspen Dental

External Company URL: www.aspendent.com