Special Procedures Technologist-F/T-Inter. Radiology (UTower)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-10
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The University of Miami Health Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Special Procedures Technologist in the Interventional Radiology Department. The Special Procedures Technologist operates medical equipment to perform special procedures, such as linear tomography, mammography, sonograms, joint and cyst aspirations, contrast studies, and fluoroscopy, that aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Reviews and evaluates developed x-rays, video tape, or computer-generated information to determine whether images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes. Takes thorough and accurate patient medical histories. Explains procedures, observes patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan, monitors conditions and reactions, and reports abnormal signs to a physician. Positions and immobilizes patients on examining table. Positions imaging equipment and adjusts controls to set exposure time and distance. Records, processes, and maintains patient data and treatment records, and prepares reports. Sets up examination rooms ensuring that necessary equipment is ready for use. Performs scheduled maintenance and minor emergency repairs on radiographic equipment. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Associate degree or equivalent
Certification and Licensing:
Certification in relevant specialty or field
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
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