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Diagnostic Technologist - Advanced

  • Job ID: 505397492
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8 hour daylight shifts
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Mercy
  • Department: OffsiteRadiology
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $22.49 to $34.97 / hour

Description

We are offering a $6,000 sign-on bonus for a 2-year commitment!

Are you a Diagnostic professional looking to further your career? UPMC Mercy is hiring a full time Diagnostic Technologist -Advanced! This is primarily Monday through Friday daylight position with rotating weekends. This office is only open one holiday a year which is Martin Luther King Jr. day - something almost unheard of in health care! We stride to commit to a work-life balance within our department! We want to hear from you so apply today!

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 offers a competitive benefits package 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! 

 

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 electrocardiograms 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. Must have obtained a performance review rating of strong/solid/good on most recent performance review to be eligible for promotion. Experience with venipunctures 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

  • ARRT Certificate
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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