University of Utah Health Radiologic Technologist in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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

Performs radiographic procedures involving the application of ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis.

Responsibilities

  • Performs radiographic procedures, critiques radiographs and images to maintain 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.

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

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

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Ability to provide care to the population served.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to select proper cassette size, exposure factors and correct any exposure and imaging problems.

  • Ability to prioritize workload while being flexible to meet the needs of the physicians.

Qualifications

Qualifications

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 Technologist in the State of Utah.

  • ARRT Registration as a Radiologic Technician R.T. ( R) (ARRT).

* 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 intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Pulling and/or Pushing, Sitting, Standing

Requisition Number 29637

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.