The Radiology Technologist Senior/General will provide diagnostic imaging for patients to assist the patient's physician in expediting needed care. Job duties include: perform or assist in procedures per department protocols, maintain a clean and safe work environment, utilize proper procedures for identifying images, patients and marking images correctly for interpretation, and order exams that match the procedures being performed. Customer service is essential, and this position will address patient needs with age-specific criteria, from neonates to geriatrics. Call is required for this position, and the incumbent must meet the call back standards established for General Radiology. This position will also assist in a QA review to maintain professional standards for themselves and student technologists that they are called upon to assist. **New Starting Pay Rate** The starting pay for this position was recently adjusted based on current demand for this role. The minimum hourly rate for this position will now be $22.00/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate's experience.
The ideal candidate will have extensive customer service experience and be able to communicate in a calm and helpful manner during stressful and/or crisis situations. CPR, PACS, RIS, KY State Radiation Certification is also desired.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
KY Radiation Operator's License; Basic Life Support certification; Eligible for ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)
University Community of Inclusion:
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