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University of Utah Radiologic Technologist - Limited License in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 11/22/2023

Requisition Number PRN36800B

Job Title PS Radiologic Techn Ltd Licen

Working Title Radiologic Technologist - Limited License

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $17.00 - $24.00 Determined on Experience

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Come join the University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics Team! Apply Today!

The Department of Orthopaedics is dedicated to relieving pain, improving function, and restoring quality of life to individuals who suffer from musculoskeletal injury or disease. We provide state-of-the-art clinical and surgical orthopaedic patient-centered care with continuous orthopaedic education and the development of better treatments through research and innovation.

We are Utah’s only comprehensive orthopaedic group providing compassionate, expert care for all orthopaedic conditions. The department specializes in all areas of orthopaedics including joint reconstruction, sports medicine, cartilage restoration, pediatric orthopaedics, spinal disorders, hand, foot and ankle, trauma, musculoskeletal oncology, shoulder and elbow, microvascular repair, and major limb reconstruction.

To learn more about the Orthopaedics Team please visit:https://medicine.utah.edu/orthopaedics (%20https://medicine.utah.edu/orthopaedics)

No nights, weekends, or on-call shifts required.

General schedule is 8am-5pm Monday through Friday

University of Utah Health offers a generous benefits package that includes a wide range of programs for employees. Benefits including:

  • 14.2% employer retirement contribution in addition to employee contributions (automatic and immediately vested)
  • Paid parental leave (in addition to FMLA )
  • Employees who complete theWellU Wellness Program requirements (https://benefits.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/78/2022/12/WellU\_Wellness\_Program\_2023.pdf) receive a discount on their cost of premiums in the University’s Employee Health Care Plan.
  • 11 paid holidays per year plus vacation accruals each month
  • Excellent health insurance options that are both affordable and allow access to care through the University of Utah health system
  • Tuition reduction for employees and family members
  • Options for short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and HSA / FSA savings plans are available
  • Free public transportation pass (seehere (https://learningabroad.utah.edu/student/exchange/transportation.php) for more information)

To learn more about our available benefit packages visit:

https://benefits.utah.edu/

Location: Travel to all current and future clinics currently located in Salt Lake, Riverton, Layton, and Provo.

Responsibilities

Radiologic Technologist – Limited License Technician Job Duties:

  • Performs X-rays in a timely manner with minimal exposure.
  • Assists with positioning and transferring of patients. Inputs orders as well as checking patients in and out through iCentra and EPIC .
  • Use of the EOS machine as well as a mini C
  • Orders supplies and maintains inventory counts.
  • Performs radiographic procedures, and critiques radiographs and images to maintain a quality control program.
  • Selects film, adjusts and programs a variety of film changes, including cinefluorography, and may develop films.
  • Coordinates the activities for the technical services in the operating room and the portable x-ray area.
  • Maintains the necessary precautions for excessive exposure to radiation and electric shock. 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 workflow and procedures of the department.

Radiologic Technologist – Limited License Knowledge, Skills and 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Radiologic Technologist – Limited License Job Qualifications:

Required:

  • Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system or a commitment to obtain it within 30 days of hire.
  • Current license to practice as a Radiologic Practical Technologist in the State of Utah.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

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Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

https://safety.utah.edu/safetyreport This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.