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Diagnostic Technologist

  • Job ID: 843021227
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Community Medicine Incorporated
  • Department: Tri-Rivers Passavant
  • Location: Upmc Passavant Medical Building, Pittsburgh PA 15237
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20.66 to $30.28 / hour

Description

Are you interested in a Part-Time 3-day work week?

Tri Rivers is hiring a Regular Part-Time Diagnostic Technologist for Passavant McCandless and Mars offices. This Part-Time position will work three 9.5 hour shifts per week from 7:00am to 5:00pm between Monday and Friday. No nights, weekends, or holidays!

This position will be cross trained to cover x-rays on certain days and work office hours with a provider. Clinical duties include rooming patients, following the provider, and helping with any office procedures. Casting, suture/staple removal.   

$6,000 Sign-On Bonus Available with a 2 year commitment. Please apply for details.

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 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 fears and solicit their cooperation.
  • Assist with ultrasound image exporting and archiving of patient records
  • Assists team in answering phone messages with clear and concise information, obtain authorizations and schedule testing as needed.
  • Responsible for preparing and distributing images for operating room procedures
  • Ability to navigate, import and export to and from PACS
  • Assists provider in back office clinical duties including rooming patients, taking vital signs and complete patient history, performs basic triage and assists with minor in office procedures to include applying and removing dressings. 
  • Place orders appropriately per provider protocol

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology or verification from ARRT approved school of completion of program and scheduled graduation date.
  • Technologists hired before graduation will have indirect supervision by an ARRT certified diagnostic technologist until the degree is verified.


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
 

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  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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