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:
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.
Incumbents must meet the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT). Certified as CT Technologist.
If required, incumbents in this class must possess and maintain a license to perform radiography in the State of Connecticut.
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.
Works under the limited supervision of an employee of higher grade.
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