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Imaging Technologist - General Radiology

Iowa City, IA

Job Information:

Basic Function and Responsibility
Perform and teach specialized general diagnostic radiography procedures utilizing complex imaging equipment with close patient monitoring during exam.  

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
A 100% Imaging Technologist with primary duties in General Diagnostic Radiography. Perform general radiography procedures in multiple areas within the hospital including Adult and Pediatric Radiology, emergency room, OR, fluoroscopy and orthopedic clinic. Work schedule is primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Includes rotating holidays, weekends, and on call responsibilities.
  • Perform radiography procedures using a variety of imaging equipment.  Operate fixed and portable radiographic equipment to produce diagnostic imaging studies.
  • Provide instruction to trainees, students and other medical staff on operation and safety precautions.
  • Has knowledge and understanding of key Service Excellence principles for interactions with patients and staff.  
  • Establish rapport with patient and provide information about how the exam is performed and what is required of the patient.
  • Utilize standard safety precautions to minimize or eliminate risks to patients, personnel and equipment.
  • Prepare and administer contrast material to patients under radiologist’s supervision as required.
  • Perform imaging archiving functions and record exam information in the electronic medical record in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Plan daily regular and STAT scheduling for efficient room utilization.
  • Assist Clinical Chief Technologist with inventory, ordering supplies and maintaining quality assurance in accordance with hospital, department and area standards.
  • Participate in on-call coverage.
  • Maintain current knowledge of developments in specialty imaging area and related subjects with periodic software updates by attending meetings, continuing education programs, participates in professional organizations and/or reviews journals or publications
  • Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.
  • Follow general policies and procedures in accordance with regulations of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the Department of Radiology and General Radiology. 


UI Health Care Cole Values (ICARE)
InnovationWe seek creative ways to solve problems.  
Collaboration            We believe teamwork is the best way to work.  
Accountability   We behave ethically, act openly and with integrity in all that we do, taking responsibility for our actions.
Respect   We honor diversity and recognize the worth and dignity of every person.  
Excellence              We strive to achieve excellence in all that we do. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Supervision is received from area manager.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Functional supervision is exercised over support staff.

Qualifications
Education Requirements
  • Successful completion of two-year or other approved program by Joint Review Committee in Radiologic Technology Education is required.

Experience Required
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Certification Requirements
  • Current certification or eligibility for certification in diagnostic procedures by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
  • Current Permit to Practice issued by the Iowa Department of Public Health for all radiographers operating ionizing radiation emitting equipment is required.

Desired Qualifications
  • Previous work or clinical education experience in general radiology in a level 1 Trauma center is desired.
  • Recent work or clinical education experience in general radiography is desired.

For more information, please see: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/radiology/ 

Application Instructions:

To apply: Please see requisition #73319 at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/index.php 
Applicable background checks will be conducted.

Posted 08/07/18

Job ID: 49375700