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University of Washington RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (PER DIEM/HOURLY, VARIABLE SHIFT, MULTIPLE OPENINGS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 203389

Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE - RADIOLOGY

Posting Date: 11/22/2022

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $33.65 - $52.67 per hour

Shift: Alternate Work Shift

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A Higher Degree of Healthcare Complete radiology and imaging services using the latest technology Radiology Services at UWMC-Montlake is the premier choice for imaging in the Pacific Northwest. Our combination of expertise, service and commitment to providing the latest imaging technology offers comprehensive diagnostic support for the patient and their family. From basic screening tests to cutting-edge procedures, our state-of-the art equipment, skilled technologists and diverse, world-class academic radiologists deliver timely, accurate results. All of UW Medicine’s radiologists are board-certified and specialize in a variety of areas such as neuroradiology, body radiology, interventional radiology, musculoskeletal radiology, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, mammography and chest radiology. Imaging findings are integrated with all clinical data to generate comprehensive and actionable patient assessments. UWMC Radiology has an outstanding opportunity for, temporary/hourly, variable shift, MULTIPLE OPENINGS RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGISTs. RESPONSIBILITIES: •Produces high quality diagnostic radiographs. Is competent in the use of all radiology equipment, which includes but is not limited to: fluoroscopic, mobile and surgical equipment, as well as all relevant computer systems. •Assists the Radiologist and other physicians with a wide range of sterile procedures, assuring patient safety, comfort, and confidentiality. •Performs a variety of routine invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and interventional procedures such as myelograms, arthrograms, of gastro-intestinal and urinary tracts in a clinical setting. •Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health errors. •Performs all quality control checks as prescribed and contacts the appropriate staff in the event of a system or equipment malfunction. •Follows all departmental policies regarding Radiation safety. Maintains safety precautions with regards to radiation safety. Shields patients accordingly. •Screens all patients for contrast contraindications prior to exam. Questions patient regarding history, allergies, and pregnancy, etc. •Appropriately selects equipment, settings and adjusts the equipment to optimize the image for diagnostic purposes as described by UWMC protocols. •Exercises independent judgment and tailors the examination relative to the patient clinical presentation and pathophysiological state. •Understands and practices proper use of all equipment and operates equipment consistent with manufacturer’s instruction. •Practices proper room set-up and clean up for all diagnostic procedures. Washes hands before each patient contact and uses aseptic technique as necessary. •Ability to troubleshoot minor problems with the radiology equipment. •Performs work accurately and quickly even during times of peak workload. •Evaluates radiographs for technical and positional quality. •Performs proper use of the CR and DR systems to include image acquisition, transferring, saving, and retrieval of PACS images. •Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions. REQUIREMENTS: - Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an AMA approved school and eligible for registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with Registry completed before completion of probationary period OR - OR equivalent education/experience. LEGAL REQUIREMENTS: RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST CERT - WA State ABOUT US UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest. This position is temporary, which means there is an annual cap on hours worked, but can be renewed each year. To view the UW definition of temporary, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/policies/temporary-employment-program/)

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

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