X-Ray Tech
Valley Health System of Ridgewood, NJ - Ridgewood, NJ

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Job Summary: Performs x-ray functions for a Center and supports the activities of that Center by performing Medical Assistant and/or Business Associate duties and assisting other personnel as directed or requested by the Head Radiographer, Charge Nurse and/or Practice Manager. Education: Completion of formal radiologic technology coursework in a school approved by the Council on Education of the American Medical Association. Must have passed an examination within six (6) months by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist or eligible for registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist. New graduates will be considered. Experience: Previous experience in a clinic, medical office or off-site medical environment preferred. Special Skills: Current and valid license from the State of New Jersey X-Ray Technician Board of Examiners. ARRT Certification preferred. BCLS certification required. Ability to use critical thinking skills (analytical, clinical reasoning, decision making, problem-solving, time management, etc.). Outstanding interpersonal, service excellence behavior and customer service skills required. Strong orientation towards the provisions of high quality, cost effective and comprehensive medical care. Ability to use effective organizational and time management skills to set priorities and respond quickly to urgent/emergent situations. Strong communication--both oral and written and presentation skills to convey information in a clear and concise manner to persons of varied age groups, customers and/or groups. Ability to create, maintain and support a high functioning team; establish and foster cooperative working relationships with staff and management; and function effectively as part of that team. Demonstrates behavior that is courteous, caring, respectful and compassionate at all times. Demonstrates ability to listen and respond in a non-judgmental manner, with clear expectations. Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the Valley Health System's Behavioral Standards, as well as the Valley Health Medical Group's Mission and Vision Statements. Ability to represent the organization positively at all times. Ability to respect confidentiality of private healthcare, financial, and other company information at all times. Ability to honor commitments to the job and members of the team. Ability to speak constructively about co-workers and the organization. Ability to assume responsibility and accountability for job duties and organizational responsibilities. Ability to support company-wide efforts to improve and maintain a high level of patient/customer satisfaction as evidenced by (but not limited to) customer/patient satisfaction survey scores and other organizational and System's targets. Supervision Exercised: None Supervision Received: Functional supervision from the Head Radiographer. Administrative and functional supervision from the Practice Manager, Staff Physician, and/or Medical Director. Working Conditions: Patient care and office environment. Frequent talking on the telephone. Exposure to patient care hazards, infections, puncture wounds, blood-borne pathogens, HIV related illnesses, and varying noise levels. Requires lifting, pushing or pulling of up to 50-100 pounds occasionally with frequent lifting and carrying of up to 25 pounds; considerable standing, talking, listening, walking, sitting, reaching, filing, typing, and photocopying. Occasionally requires stooping, kneeling and crouching. Hearing within normal range. Standard office equipment including use of the computer. Concentration, corrected vision and attention to detail required.
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The Valley Hospital is a fully accredited, acute care, not-for-profit hospital serving more than 440,000 people in 32 towns in Bergen County...