• Diagnostic Radiology Technologist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/2/2018 4:55 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-43722
    Category
    Patient Care
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    COM Radiology Diagnostic & Imaging
    Post End Date
    8/3/2018
  • Overview

    The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist produces radiographic images for medical interpretation, interacts with all healthcare staff, many clerical staff members, all patient care departments and with patient’s families and visitors. This position is held accountable for performing the correct radiologic exams and producing high quality images.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

     

    Salary:  Commensurate with experience

    Responsibilities

    • Rotates through several modalities, portables on the floors, surgery, fluoro and the emergency department performing x-rays
    • Communicates with patients, patients family member, co-workers, and physicians
    • Continues education and learning new procedures on a day-to-day basis
    • Answers the phones and communicating with different floors in the hospital when needed
    • Other duties may be assigned to this position such as moving C-ARM and OARM’s

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or GED equivalent
    • Graduate of an approved Radiology program and less than one year experience in diagnostic radiology
    • ARRT Registry or registry eligible
    • State of Arkansas Radiation License
    • Current CPR certification

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree
    • More than one year experience in diagnostic radiology or related field

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 100+ lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity, Not required
    Hazards: Dust, Electrical, Heavy machinery, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools

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