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Diagnostic Technologist

  • Job ID: 773819
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Flex
  • Hours: Varies, includes weekends and holidays
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Hamot
  • Department: Radiology Diagnostic
  • Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $19.02 to $26.63 / hour

Description

Our Imaging Services team has a variety of opportunities available for Diagnostic Technologists! We have a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and offers the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Explore our latest openings, and find out where your career can take you!

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:
  • 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.
  • Administers PO and rectal contrast per physician orders/department policy.
  • 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.  
  • Must obtain radiography registry within 12 months of hire date. 
  • CPR or BLS Required  
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

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