Overview As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect.
University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA Performs radiographic procedures involving the application of ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis. This position provides direct patient care and may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to state law.
Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes. Responsibilities. Performs radiographic procedures, critiques radiographs and images to maintain quality control program Selects film, adjusts and programs a variety of film changes, including cinefluorography, and may develop films Coordinates the activities for the technical services in the operating room and the portable x-ray area Maintains the necessary precautions for excessive exposure to radiation and electric shock Assesses patient vital signs and condition when indicated during exams Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate personnel May assist in orienting new employees or students regarding workflow and procedures of the department Prepares, cleans and stocks rooms with supplies and linens May participate on department and hospital committees and provide in-service training to hospital staff.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities. Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above Ability to provide care to the population served Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills Ability to select proper cassette size, exposure factors and correct any exposure and imaging problems Ability to prioritize workload while being flexible to meet the needs of the physicians. Qualifications Qualifications Licenses Required.
Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire Current licensure to practice as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of Utah ARRT Registration as a Radiologic Technician R.T. ( R) (ARRT) Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.
Qualifications (Preferred) Working Conditions and Physical Demands Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care. Physical Requirements Carrying, Climbing, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking.