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Radiologic Technician, Limited License-Orthpedic Center

Company: University of Utah Health
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

**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_This position is responsible for performing radiographic procedures involving the application of ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis.Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.**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** **Licenses Required**+ Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days 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, Climbing, Crawling, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking**EEO Statement**_University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.__Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are 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.__University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of 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, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.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:__Sherrie Hayashi__Director/ Title IX Coordinator__Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)__135 Park Building__Salt Lake City, UT 84112__801-581-8365_oeo@utah.edu_Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/_**_For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/_****_To inquire about this posting, email: careers@hsc.utah.edu_**_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 Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 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 Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 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._**Requisition Number** _48198_ **Reg/Temp** _Regular_ **Employment Type** _PRN_ **Shift** _Day_ **Work Schedule** _8:00 am to 4:30 pm_ **Location Name** _Orthopaedic Center_ **Patient Care?** _Yes_ **City** _SALT LAKE CITY_ **State** _UT_ **Department** _UOC ANC 40A DIAGNOSTIC RAD_ **Category** _Radiology / Imaging_

Keywords: University of Utah Health, Salt Lake City , Radiologic Technician, Limited License-Orthpedic Center, Professions , Salt Lake City, Utah

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