The UWHC Imaging Specialist Mammo - Associate performs a wide variety of routine imaging procedures and receives training in the more advanced procedures. The incumbent works under the supervision of higher level technical staff as well as the Radiology Supervisor or Manager. The Imaging Specialist Mammo - Associate is trained to use a wide variety of radiographic equipment, computers, processors and plate readers. Once the incumbent has achieved mastery of basic imaging procedures, he/she will be trained on increasing advanced procedures with the goal of achieving Objective level competency.
The Imaging Specialist - Associate may be assigned to work in a variety of imaging sections, assist other radiology modalities and/or clinical services. The incumbent must be able to resolve conflict and endure the pressures associated with a constantly changing work environment.
The incumbent performs procedures on adults, geriatric patients, adolescents, and pediatric age groups and performs patient assessment within the scope of practice. The procedures may be performed in the various Radiology Imaging sections, CSC intensive care units and TLC, emergency department, operating rooms, recovery rooms, Outpatient Treatment Center, on patient units, and at a variety of clinical sites.
1. Graduate of an accredited imaging technology program required
Licenses and Certifications
2. Certification by appropriate body (ARRT, ARDMS, CNMT) and valid Wisconsin Radiological License required
3. CPR Certification preferred
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
4. Self-motivated with regard to increasing level of understanding and knowledge
5. Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and met deadlines
6. Effective oral and written communications skills
7. Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional conduct
8. Maintain patient confidentiality and privacy
9. Ability to use initiative and independent judgment
10. Ability to work independently
11. Ability to maintain confidential patient information
12. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with patients and families, Healthcare professionals and equipment vendors
13. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting/and or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
This is a Represented position and falls into Pay Grade Q. The salary range begins at $21.31 per hour. Education, experience, tenure and internal equity may be taken into consideration when job offers are extended.
Hours are Monday through Friday with hours varying from 7:00am-5:00pm. This position will rotate between the UW Breast Center, West and East clinics. Incumbent will also be responsible for assisting with invasive breast procedures.
This position is in the "WSEU" Benefits package. UWHC employees enjoy competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package.
While every attempt has been made to provide up-to-date, accurate information, the legal documents, policies, and contracts will prevail in the event of any discrepancy. The above information applies to regular (Permanent) employees.
- Vacation (14 days)// (pro-rated for part-time employees)
- Holidays (9 days)// (pro-rated for part-time employees)
- Sick Leave (13 days/year)// (pro-rated for part-time employees)
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Retirement (covered in the Wisconsin Retirement system on day 1)
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Worker's Compensation
- Employee Reimbursement Account (ERS)
For addition information, please look on the uwhealth.org website in the careers section.
Contact James Sutton for more information at JSutton@uwhealth.org or at 608-265-8891.
Who We Are...
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is a 566 bed facility that ranks among the finest academic medical centers in the United States. Frequently cited in publications listing the nation's best health care providers, UW Hospital and Clinics is recognized as a national leader in fields such as cancer treatment, pediatrics, ophthalmology, surgical specialties and organ transplantation.
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How to Apply
- More than 900 active medical staff and more than 80 outpatient clinics.
- Six intensive care units (trauma and life support, pediatric, cardiac, cardiothoracic, burn, neurosurgery) with 83 total beds .
- Nine satellite locations .
- One of only two organizations in Wisconsin with designated level One Adult and Pediatric trauma centers.
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