University of Utah Health Radiologic Technician, Limited License in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview:

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for performing radiographic procedures involving the application of ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs radiographic procedures; critiques images to maintain quality control.

  • Selects film, adjusts and programs a variety of film changes, including cinefluorography, and may process cassettes.

  • Maintains the necessary precautions to prevent excessive exposure to radiation.

  • Assesses patient vital signs and condition when indicated during exams.

  • Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate personnel.

  • May assist in orienting new employees or students regarding functions of the department.

  • Prepares, cleans and stocks rooms with supplies and linens.

  • May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff.

  • Performs limited radiological exams based on guidelines set by the Department of Radiology.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Knowledgeable and practice radiation safety, basic patient care, QA/QC of images, and use of x-ray equipment.

  • Be able to work under the supervision of a radiologist or radiology practitioner.

  • Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.

  • Ability to report equipment failure to appropriate department personnel for immediate attention or serviced by an equipment technician.

  • Demonstrated authority to utilize their own discretion in selecting proper cassette size, exposure factors and the ability to correct exposure problems.

  • Ability to balance and prioritize the work load requirements of the day while maintaining the needs of the department and providing flexibility to assist physicians in completing examinations.

Qualifications:

Qualifications

Required

  • Successful completion of a formal radiology technology training program.

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

  • Current licensure to practice as a Radiologic Practical Technologist in the State of Utah.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred):

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Pulling and/or Pushing, Walking

Requisition Number 25974

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type PRN

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Variable

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? Yes

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department UUH ANC 12C DIAGNOSTIC RAD

Category Radiology / Imaging

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.