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IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST-COMP TOMO

University of Washington


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Seattle, WA 98104
Date:
01/30/2020
2020-01-302021-01-28
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IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST-COMP TOMO

Req #: 176538
Department: HMC RADIOLOGY
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 08/14/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: 90% of $5,499 - $8,514 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: Variable shift  

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UWs School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nations premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

HMC RADIOLOGY has an outstanding opportunity for a part time 90% FTE variable shift IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST - COMP TOMO. Under the direction of the Radiology Supervisor, Lead Technologist, Radiologist, or other Physician, this individual will perform skilled radiographic procedures that assist in the diagnosis or treatment of patients. Additionally, the person in this role will provide the appropriate education to patients and their families prior to and post Radiology procedure and exercises responsible judgment in recognizing and reporting significant situations relating to patient care.

Competitive candidates will participate in the Department QA and QC functions by assisting in the collection of data, and making recommendations as to problems and possible solutions and assist in the orientation of new staff, technologist, researchers, and students to the Radiology. 

Standards of Daily Practice:

Independently perform at a professional level highly complex Computed Tomographic examinations.  Provide diagnostic observations to attending Radiologist.

Perform clinical and research Computed Tomography examinations, monitor patient vital sign and condition during examinations and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if necessary.

Review patient medical history present on exam requests and consult with physician as necessary.

Prepare patient for examination; counsel patient regarding safety factors and risks of examination.

Provide localization parameters for highly complex Neurosurgical procedures.

Coordinate the administration of sedation to patients when necessary; under the direction of a physician, administers contrast media.

Maintain information flow about patients and study results; work with physicians in designing study parameters for each examination; participate in formal training programs for residents, fellows and student Computed Imaging Technologists.

Is able to operate the following equipment/systems:  Computed Tomography equipment, CT workstations, PACS, the hospital information system, and the Radiology Information System.  Able to pull and retrieve images.  Can implement downtime procedures as needed.

Reviews and QC's own work and work of other technologist and students.

Performs all the duties in the Imaging Technologist position description, working in Trauma, Surgery, and Main sections in Radiology Department.

Provides Radiation Protection prescribed by safety standards for patients and self.

This position involves working with patients from the following age groups:

    Neonate, 1-28 days                       Pre-teen to teen, 10-16 years

    Infant, 29 days - 1 year                 Adult, 15-65 years

    Toddler, 2-4 years                        Geriatric, 65 years and above

    Child, 5-9 years

Maintain adequate computer and/or written records using the Radiology Information System.

Update continuing education, teaching, and research materials.

Assist in evaluating new products and equipment; perform calibration tests, adjust and maintain all equipment.

Maintain inventory of supplies to be ordered and submit order requests to Supervisor.

Will be required to work on-call.

The above reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.

Minimum Qualifications:

Satisfactory completion of formal technology training in an AMA approved school, registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

OR

equivalent education/experience.

Legal Requirement

Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist.

UW Contract Classified Desirable Qualifications:

Completion of a 3 month formal clinical/didactic training program in the applicable modality AND 6 months as a Registered Technologist OR

1 year as a Registered Technologist AND completion of advanced course work in the applicable modality.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


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