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Diagnostic Radiological Technician

Employer
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Recruitment Number

1081

Working Title

Diagnostic Radiological Technician

Position Type

Staff/Administrative

Appointment Percentage

86

Division/College

Student Affairs Division

Position Summary

The Diagnostic Radiologic Technician position performs work under the general supervision of the SHC Medical Supervisor in consultation with the SHC Administrative Director. This position will also receive direction from physicians, nurse practitioners, and the physical therapists. Duties include: performing a variety of radiological exams independently, including evaluating and correcting the exams in a timely and efficient manner; performing clerical functions to support the radiologist; and maintaining inventory and equipment. The individual with have, or will be able to obtain by the time of hire, registration by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists ( ARRT ). With this position, greater hours are expected during the academic year (late August-late May), with a reduction in hours over the summer (late May-late August).

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

Student Health Center Staff Member within the Division of Student Affairs

Required Qualifications

· Ability to operate radiology equipment independently.
· Ability to work independently.
· Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion under a variety of complex situations.
· Must be able to respond in a compassionate, calm manner to meet the needs of patients, co-workers, and others.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Ability to communicate with patients in a pleasant and calm manner.
· Ability to work independently.
· Ability to be organized.
· Ability to promote and support the attitudes, behaviors, knowledge, and skills necessary for staff to work for respectfully, sensitively, and effectively with patients/customers, and coworkers in a culturally diverse work environment.
· Ability to anticipate, acknowledge, and meet the appropriate needs of our patients/customers and coworkers.
· Ability to make honesty, fairness, and justice the keystone of all interactions with patients/customers and coworkers.
· CPR certified or ability to obtain CPR certification.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience assisting the medical assistants and nurses with rooming paitents, vital et cetera

Prior experience in Phlebotomy and Waived Lab Testing

Physical Demands

· Frequent lifting of 10 lbs. or less.
· Sitting or standing in the nurses station for extended periods of time.

Working conditions and environment

· No regular weekends and holidays.
· Evenings (4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) may be required 1-2 times per semester
· Regular travel is not required.

Miscellaneous Information

· The Diagnostic Radiologic Technician must develop constructive and caring professional relationships, characterized by:
o Respect for patients as individuals regardless of beliefs, culture racial/ethnic background, and sexual orientation or gender identity.
o Recognition and respect of patient rights.

· The Diagnostic Radiologic Technician is also expected to:
o Share responsibility with the SHC team for creating a work environment that emphasizes integrity, respect and professionalism.
o Work together with other team members to resolve conflict situations.

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Your benefits add an additional 40%+ to the overall financial package from the university.
Highlights include:
• paid vacation for 12-month positions.
• excellent flexible health insurance with low co-pays and good coverage.
• paid holidays and sick days.
• after 5 years of employment, you become vested in our retirement system which ensures income post-career.
• benefits at UWL are highly competitive with local industry and some of the strongest in state and nation.
Learn more at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/univstaff21.pdf
Benefit eligibility is determined at point of hire. This information is provided for illustrative purposes only. Benefits are also pro-rated based on the appointment percentage.

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The University of Wisconsin System and the University of Wisconsin–Madison are engaged in a redesign of job title and compensation structures. The Title and Total Compensation Project will result in relevant and market-informed titles to help us keep and grow our outstanding workforce. If you are the successful candidate, your title is subject to change in November 2021. For more information, visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Maintain Radiologic Department

Duties to Support Responsibility

· Perform and prepare all x-rays.
· Prepare patient for the exam – ensuring patient dignity.
· Follow universal precautions for self, patient and co-workers.
· Acquire quality images.
· Provide patient education.
· Maintain a safe work environment by minimizing radiation exposure to the patient.
· Maintain 12 CME credits per year to maintain good standing with the ARRT .
· Maintain confidentiality of patients and co-workers, following HIPAA guidelines.
· Maintain State License.
· Complete annual Radiation Safety Training.
· Remain current with state requirements and implement any changes.
· Correspond with radiologist(s).
· Maintain patient database with date and type of x-ray taken.
· Create reports for radiologist to read.
· Update radiology procedures and guidelines as needed.
· Maintain inventory and order supplies when needed.
· Perform preventative maintenance of equipment by erasing and cleaning radiographic cassettes daily.
· Contact service engineer when equipment malfunctions occur.
· Refer problems that need outside attention to the appropriate source.
· Work with vendors as needed.
· Restock and clean exam room.
· Maintain department in order to pass annual Physics inspection.
· Comply with all departmental policies and procedures.
· Participate in ongoing education as directed.

Percentage Of Time

60

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Maintain Radiologic Department

Duties to Support Responsibility

· Perform and prepare all x-rays.
· Prepare patient for the exam – ensuring patient dignity.
· Follow universal precautions for self, patient and co-workers.
· Acquire quality images.
· Provide patient education.
· Maintain a safe work environment by minimizing radiation exposure to the patient.
· Maintain 12 CME credits per year to maintain good standing with the ARRT .
· Maintain confidentiality of patients and co-workers, following HIPAA guidelines.
· Maintain State License.
· Complete annual Radiation Safety Training.
· Remain current with state requirements and implement any changes.
· Correspond with radiologist(s).
· Maintain patient database with date and type of x-ray taken.
· Create reports for radiologist to read.
· Update radiology procedures and guidelines as needed.
· Maintain inventory and order supplies when needed.
· Perform preventative maintenance of equipment by erasing and cleaning radiographic cassettes daily.
· Contact service engineer when equipment malfunctions occur.
· Refer problems that need outside attention to the appropriate source.
· Work with vendors as needed.
· Restock and clean exam room.
· Maintain department in order to pass annual Physics inspection.
· Comply with all departmental policies and procedures.
· Participate in ongoing education as directed.

Percentage Of Time

60

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Medical Assistant Duties

Duties to Support Responsibility

· Escort patients to examination rooms and prepare patients for examination by taking vital signs, obtaining medical histories, preparing patient to be seen by the provider
· Document vital signs and medical history in EMR .
· Assist the providers and nursing staff as needed.
· Perform tests and procedures with clearly defined orders.
· Prepare and dispense medications from our Dispensary and provide patient education on the medication including side effects.
· Coordinate and schedule patient appointments and tests, initiate referrals when needed.
· Observe and practice Universal Precaution Guidelines in regard to patient and Health Care Safety i.e. blood borne pathogens, contaminated body fluids, hazard chemical exposures.
· Clean exam rooms after every patient and equipment, and restock as needed.
· Fax prescriptions to pharmacies and other clinics.
· Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Percentage Of Time

35

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Miscellaneous

Duties to Support Responsibility

Lab Support (as needed if this is within your skill set)
· Maintain current skills necessary to perform Waived testing under the Supervision of the Medical Lab Technologist and Medical Lab Director.
· Act as Phlebotomist and perform Waived testing.
· Enter lab results in EMR .

Student Heath Center Committees and Work Groups

Other Duties as Assigned by your supervisor

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

Posting Date

07/30/2021

Close Date

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

08/06/2021

Position Contact Name

Abigail Deyo

Position Contact Email

adeyo@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I wish for my name to remain confidential until the university is no longer able to do so.
    • I waive my right to keep my name confidential through the application process.
  2. Are you currently under investigation or have ever left employment during an active investigation in which you were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Were you ever found to have engaged in any sexual violence or sexual harassment in a previous work assignment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you an alum of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral
  6. After you retire from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) employer, you may return to work with a WRS employer as a rehired annuitant, provided certain requirements are met. There are no restrictions on what type of position a rehired annuitant can hold. Under the WRS, there is no limit to how much you may earn as a rehired annuitant. (Learn more: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/life-events/empcha/ra/). Are you currently collecting an annuity from the Wisconsin Retirement System, (WRS)?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.
    • Yes
    • No
  8. Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Pursuant to UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years. UW-L will notify you prior to contacting your supervisor).

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse? (UW-L and UW System institutions pay for some or all of the sponsorship costs. Some candidates may require an H1B or another form of employment sponsorship to work in the US. This question is asked so that if you are the successful candidate, Human Resources can work with your work unit to begin the process of obtaining this visa).
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship prior to employment.
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship for continued employment if hired.
    • No, I do not require sponsorship and am eligible to work in the US.
  10. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No


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