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Diagnostic Radiology Technician

Uconn Health   Storrs, CT   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on July 25, 2022
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Excellence, Teamwork, Leadership and Innovation. These are the values that define UConn Health, and we are looking for team members that share these same values. Our top rated organization is looking to add a Diagnostic Radiology Technician search 2022-848 to our Storrs Urgent Care Department. If you have a background in this field, as well as a passion for customer and patient experience, we want to hear from you.

 

Interested applicants may apply at Career Opportunities at UConn Health: https://jobs.uchc.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.asp.

 

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Industry-leading health insurance options and affordability
  • Generous vacation and sick-time plans
  • 12 Major and Minor Holidays off per year
  • Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options)
  • Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members
  • Progressive leadership and educational development programs available

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  

Receives general direction from an employee of higher grade. 

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  

Leads/supervises lower level staff as assigned. 

 

At the UCHC, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of technical diagnostic radiologic procedures.  

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: 

Considerable knowledge of anatomical positioning and physiology; competency and proficiency with digital radiologic equipment; ability to exercise independent judgement; knowledge of infection control procedures; knowledge of patient monitoring equipment; some computer skills; ability to follow oral/written instructions; considerable interpersonal skills; provides exemplary customer service to the patients we serve.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: General Experience:  

Graduation from an ARRT approved two year certificate or Associate's degree program in Radiology Technology.

 

Special Experience:  

Incumbents must meet the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists and be certified as a Radiographer (ARRT).  

 

Special Requirement:  

Incumbents must possess and maintain a current license to practice radiography in the State of Connecticut.  Possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities as stated above.  Prior hospital experience. Ability to work off-site locations as needed. 

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Positions/transfers, transports and prepares patients for exams; provides immobilization devices as required; performs fluoroscopy and OR procedures; selects proper techniques on individual patient basis; selects/operates digital imaging equipment as directed; provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards; responsible for delegated areas of authority in the performance of routine or special procedures; may be responsible for specific areas of instruction for ancillary personnel; in the absence of the lead technologist, may be designated as acting supervisor; assists in performing patient care as necessary; practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination; may assist the physician in the administration of ionizing radiation; maintains records; maintains orderliness, cleanliness; secures/maintains supplies; rotates to other areas of department as required; reports/records equipment problems; may participate in research; performs related duties as required.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Incumbents are required to lift and position patients; are exposed to radiation scatter while performing certain aspects of duties, i.e., assisting in radiological exams and infection/communicable diseases; may be exposed to moderately disagreeable conditions.

 

SCHEDULE: rotating Mon-Fri 7:45 am – 4:15 pm/ 10:00 am – 6:30 pm, 11:45 am – 8:15 pm and rotating third weekends 8:45 am – 5:15 pm; holiday rotation. 

 

FULL TIME EQUIVALENT MINIMUM SALARY: $58,739

 

Why UConn Health

UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.

 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at www.ethics.state.ct.us

All Workforce Members are required to have or obtain a COVID 19 vaccination and booster as a term and condition of employment to work in a UConn Health facility, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved. All new Workforce Members shall be required to provide proof of their vaccine status prior to the start of their employment. All records of vaccinations and approved exemptions will be maintained by Employee Health Services.  Additional information regarding this policy may be found at https://health.uconn.edu/covid-provider/mandatory-vaccination/

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.