Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals," UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s 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.
UWMC RADIOLOGY has an outstanding opportunity for a part time temporary/hourly IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST - Comp Tomo. The Imaging Technologist will independently perform, at a professional level, highly complex Computed Tomographic examinations, monitor patient vital signs and condition during examinations, and provide diagnostic observations to attending Radiologist.
Additionally, the person in this role will:
•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.
• Participate in formal training programs for residents, fellows and student Computed Imaging Technologists.
• Perform calibration tests, adjust and maintain all equipment.
• Maintain inventory of supplies to be ordered and submit order requests to Supervisor.
Competitive candidates will be able to operate the following equipment/systems: Computed Radiography equipment, CT workstations, PACS, the hospital information system, and the Radiology Information System; able to print and retrieve images; can implement downtime procedures as needed.
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.
Additional Requirement: 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.
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