Radiology Technologist Sr/General/UKHC

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Job TitleRadiology Technologist Sr/General/UKHCRequisition NumberRE24870Working TitleDepartment NameH3183: Routine ProceduresWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level09Salary Range$19.66-31.91/hourType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education

AS

Click here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired 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)

Physical Requirements

This position requires regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; working in confined spaces; occasionally sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing). Also involves some risk of injury from moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to radiation, burns, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, recombinant DNA or viral vectors, and combative/violent people.

Shift

Varies; as assigned

Job Summary

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.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/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.

Deadline to Apply10/22/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently hold a certification in radiology (ARRT) or are you certification eligible?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a diploma, associates degree or higher in radiology, or anticipate receiving a degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
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  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/9/2020
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