Job Description

Job Title: Diagnostic Technologist (UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport)
Job ID: 94313264
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Rotating Shifts
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: Radiology
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport is hiring a casual Diagnostic Technologist to support their Radiology department! This role will be scheduled rotating shifts and includes weekend and holiday responsibilities. If you're an experienced imaging professional looking to pick up extra hours, or a new grad looking to get their foot in the door, this could be your next opportunity! 

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:
  • 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.
  • Administers PO and rectal contrast per physician orders/department policy.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.  
  • Basic Life Support OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation required.
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
  • ARRT Certificate
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

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

Salary Range: $23.41 to $36.18 / hour

Union Position: No

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