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Diagnostic Technologist

  • Job ID: 395856245
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | 4 p.m. to midnight
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Mercy
  • Department: Radiology Diagnostic
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.01 to $32.25 / hour

Description

Are you someone who thrives off working with a close team? At UPMC Mercy, each department collaborates with one another, so you will experience a culture like no other. UPMC Mercy is Pittsburgh’s only Catholic hospital with specialized services, including the neurosciences, Level I trauma and burn services, women’s health, orthopaedics, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. 

UPMC Mercy is hiring a full-time Diagnostic Technologist! Whether you are an experienced Imaging professional or a new graduate eager to apply your education, we want to hear from you!

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package that few employers can match, a generous sign-on bonus of $6,000 to those who qualify, and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and provides the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today to find out where your career can take you! 

Sign-On Bonus Details

  • $6,000 for a 2 year commitment 

This role will work varying daylight and evening with a possibility of night shifts. Rotations of weekends and holiday coverage will be required.

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 a team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.
  • Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment 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

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