A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for the University of Michigan students, faculty, and staff. Perform diagnostic radiographic procedures utilizing routine radiation procedures. Demonstrate abilities to evaluate technical quality of the radiographs. Participate in QI activities and departmental projects. Provide appropriate patient care with excellent customer service skills and professionalism. Perform office procedures as needed including: check-in patients, schedule patients, release of information, and archiving. Spring/Summer work hours will include more related work as required.
University Health Service (UHS) Radiology Department Mission:
University Health Service (UHS) Radiology department: Promotes the interaction and cooperation between UHS Radiology and members of the Michigan Medicine and UHS Medical Teams to produce a total effect that is greater than individual contribution, reinforcing commitment to thoughtful and intentional patient care.
University Health Service Mission:
UHS promotes and protects the health and well-being of students and the broader campus community in order to enable individuals to better achieve their educational and personal goals.
Perform high quality diagnostic procedures (75%)
Interpret patient histories and physician instructions.
Perform high quality diagnostic procedures, applying principles of radiation protection to minimize exposure to the patients.
Process images by computer manipulation and evaluate images for diagnostic quality.
Effectively communicate with patients to obtain important clinical information, instruct the patient, relieve anxiety, and gain cooperation of the patient during procedures.
Understand and apply excellent customer service skills. Maintain patient confidentiality at all times. Demonstrate excellent teamwork skills.
Adapt to changing environments. Flexibility to rotational assignments, protocol development, technology advancements, and emergency conditions.
Perform limited maintenance of equipment and assist in quality assurance responsibilities.
Assist with instructing students in radiologic procedures.
Perform office procedures (25%)
Utilizing the MiChart system: Check-in patient care orders, schedule ultrasound exams, perform release of information requests, and archive imaging as needed.
Answer telephone calls in the department.
Assist in providing chaperone coverage as needed.
Assist in maintaining radiology manuals.
Assist in maintaining department inventory as needed.
Graduation from accredited program of radiologic technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology is required within the first 6 months of employment. If the registration is not acquired during the 6 months period, employment will be terminated.
Previous knowledge of MM or UHS processes.
Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills.
CPR certification or will become CPR certified upon employment.
Please Note: Relocation will not be offered for this position.
This is a 32-hour per week position - Monday through Friday (4 days per week) - day schedule - (may be requested to work some Saturdays in the tech's absence).
Closed for holidays. Holidays are paid.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrates critical thinking skills, ingenuity, creativity, and professionalism.
Strongly recommend participation in local, state and national education societies.
Strong accountability with showing up to work at your set time to perform the services needed for our patients, while working collaboratively with the UHS team.
Must have physical ability to transfer patients safely from transportation device to diagnostic table. Must display physical dexterity using fine motor skills.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 179420
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.