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Job Description

Job Title: Diagnostic Technologist Advanced - Extender
Job ID: 886207715
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours: Varied daylight hours
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Consolidated Outpatient
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

UPMC Shadyside is hiring a Diagnostic Technologist Advanced to join their team!

This position will be working daylight hours with various start times between 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., and will include approximately one Saturday per month.

This is an extender position, and so phlebotomy skills are a plus!

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

Responsibilities:
  • Performs or assists Clinical Specialist in performing QA, regulatory testing, and other technical and research initiatives.
  • Performs all job responsibilities of Diagnostic Tech I.
  • Demonstrates competency of specialty equipment (O.R., Fluoro Procedures, etc.) and analyzes data promptly. Performs echocardiograms and lab draw functions if applicable.
  • Monitors quality control activities and demonstrates advanced level of knowledge in Diagnostic Imaging by providing patient care as defined by the most up to day protocols and procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to function independently, and is able to cover off shifts, on-call responsibilities, and perform services at satellite facilities, where applicable, while continually communicating with lead and management team.
  • Participates in standardization activities with system-level workgroups.
  • Works directly with Radiologists regarding protocol development.
  • Assist with the training of staff and student technologists.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology.  
  • 2 years Diagnostic experience required. 
  • Phlebotomy experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • ARRT certified in Radiography. 
  • 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 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $22.21 to $34.54 / hour

Union Position: No

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