Job Description

Job Title: Diagnostic Technologist -Temporary
Job ID: 683813
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Hours: Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: ZCPSH Lawrence Cty Ortho Nesbt
Location: 26 Nesbitt Road, New Castle PA 16105

Description

Purpose:
Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers PO and rectal contrast per physician orders/department policy
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect. 
  • Able to work as team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient's fears and solicit their cooperation.
  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. 
  • Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data. 
  • Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgement to adjust protocols and shows initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation appropriately for diagnostic radiography purposes.
  • Performs diagnostic radiography procedures utilizing established protocols/procedures without requiring constant supervision.
  • Utilizes complex imaging equipment for the acquisition, analysis, manipulation and documentation of image data and completes procedures according to protocol.

Qualifications

Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • ARRT Registry eligible as a Radiologic Technologist.  
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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