Spec Radiologic Technologist - CT/MRI
UCONN Health Center - Connecticut

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At the UCHC this class is accountable for performing a full range of complex radiological specialty procedures. This position will support the CT 24/7 Stroke Program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of anatomical positioning and physiology; competency and proficiency with radiologic equipment; knowledge of complex radiologic procedures, which may include invasional radiographic procedures; ability to exercise independent judgment; knowledge of radiographic film processing techniques; knowledge of infection control procedures; knowledge of patient monitoring equipment; ability to follow oral and written instructions; interpersonal skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
Graduation from an (ARRT/ARDMS)approved two (2) year certificate program or Associates Degree program in Radiology Technology or ultrasound, and two (2) years experience as a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist or ultrasonography.

Special Experience:
Incumbents must meet the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT). Certified as CT Technologist.

Special Requirement

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If required, incumbents in this class must possess and maintain a license to perform radiography in the State of Connecticut.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Incumbents are required to lift and position patients; are exposed to radiation scatter while performing certain aspects of duties, i.e., fluoroscopy, portables, or assisting in radiological exams and infection/communicable diseases; may be exposed to moderately disagreeable conditions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the limited supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May lead lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Performs specialized complex radiological specialty procedures in areas such as Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Vascular Laboratory, or Special Procedures and CAT Scan; transports and prepares patients for exams; positions and transfers patients; provides immobilization devices as required; selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis; selects and operates equipment as directed; develops film for automatic and manual processing; provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards; may be responsible for specific areas of instruction for ancillary personnel; assists in performing patient care as necessary; practices sterile technique and prevents cross contamination; may assist the responsible physician in the administration of contrast media/ionizing radiation; maintains adequate records as directed; maintains orderliness and cleanliness; secures and maintains supplies; may be required to assist in the development of technical factors and film selection; may assist in the use of a variety of equipment not routinely taught; reports/records equipment problems; in the absence of the lead technologist, may be designated as acting supervisor; performs other duties as required.

SCHEDULE: Primary night shift. Monday through Friday, 12am - 8:30am; may rotate to 6am - 2:30pm, 7:30am - 4pm, 8am - 4:30pm, 9:30am - 6pm, 3pm - 11:30pm, 3:30pm - 12am, 11pm - 7:30am, 11:30pm - 8am.

FULL TIME EQUIVALENT MINIMUM SALARY: $56,454

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