At Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY), the health, safety and well being of our team members and potential future team members is of the utmost importance to us. As such, and due to the current situation related to the Coronavirus (COVID19), we will be leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure that we can continue to recruit and hire top talent.
As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. One of our Talent Acquisition team members will guide you throughout the interview process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have regarding our process.
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Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals’ wellness.
PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, located in the Bronx, accommodates more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.
Jacobi has recently become a New York State certified STEMI receiving center with an active PCI program, and has started a mechanical support program including ECMO. The Division of Cardiology is a major teaching affiliate for Montefiore’s Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program and has its own fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Medicine. Jacobi has outstanding cardiovascular clinical facilities offering a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including coronary and peripheral vascular interventions, pacemaker, ICD and BiV ICD implantation, and cardiac CT / MRI
Providesimagingservicesin the Nuclear Medicine department in conformance with the departmental standards and service excellence standards while ensuring patient safety. Performs all nuclear medicine procedures required within the department, at both Jacobi and NCB sites. Successful candidate may be asked to cover both sites on a given day, as needed.
Proficient in the use of the following equipment designed to measure and image radioactivity.
Hand-held radioactivity detectors (Geiger-Muller detectors, Scintillation probes and detectors)
Single or multiple head
Planar or SPECT capable
Performqualitycontrolof all instruments.
Receive radioactive tracers and determine if there is contamination of radioactivity in packaging.
Performsafe handling and disposal of radioactive materials.
Record keeping of radioactive material arrival and disposal.
Determineradioactive material activity for use in imaging patients; and proper (safe and sterile techniques for administration of tracers for use in patients by a variety of appropriate routes of administration, including oral, intravenous, and inhalation.
Use equipment to produce and save interpretable images; and to use software to derive quantitative information from imaging data using dedicated software.
Surveythe laboratory for radioactive contamination and to handle contamination and spills.
Assistclericalstaff when needed in scheduling, checking in, and calling patients.
Documentproceduresin the Epic electronic medical record as well as paper documents.
Transmitimages to the PACS system.
Treatallpatients with respect and dignity, and to attend to their needs.
All Supervising Technologists are expected to be able to perform all activities expected of a NuclearMedicineTechnologist(see above). In addition, the Supervising Technologist is expected to:
InstructNuclearMedicineTechnologystudentsand Junior technologists in newer techniques.
Serve as Acting Technical Supervisor in the absence of the departmental Technical Supervisor. These responsibilities include but are not limited to:
OrderingRadiopharmaceuticalsfor the department.
Assigningpatientstudiesto technologists and workload to match existing needs.
Respondto Referring physicians, Nuclear Medicine physicians, and Nuclear Medicine technologists, as well as Patients.
To accommodate their requests and match against workload.
Maintainrecordsof departmental use of radiotracers.
Respondto departmental and hospital administration as needed.
Maintain work and time-log records for the technology and clerical staff.
Minimum five years experience
One of the following certifications preferred:
NMTCB (CT) (Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board - CT)
ARRT-(N)(CT) (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists – Nuclear Medicine and CT)
The individual must keep the New York State License up to date, with a minimum of 12 Continuing Education credits per year.
Competitive compensation package
10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
Generous paid time off program
For more information regarding this opportunity, please email your CV to Katherine Sharpe, Physician Recruiter for PAGNY, at SharpeK@pagny.org