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Radiology Tech CT Procedures/UKHC

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

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Posting Details Job Title Radiology Tech CT Procedures/UKHC

Requisition Number RE31221

Working Title CT Technologist

Department Name H3181: CT Services

Work Location Lexington, KY

Grade Level 10

Salary Range $23.25-39.10/hour

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education AA

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

Required Related Experience 0 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification ARRT and Kentucky State Radiation Operators License. CT certification obtained within one year of hire date.

Physical Requirements This position requires regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; and performing tasks with repetitive motions; intermittently standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and occasionally working at heights above four feet and/or in confined spaces. Also involves regular to occasional risk of injury from moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, radiation, burns, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.

Shift 3rd shift with rotating weekends, 36 hrs a week. Call is required. Techs rotate holidays, and may be required to work overtime.

Job Summary The CT Technologist provides CT imaging for patients that assists the patient's physician in expediting needed care. Quality, efficiency, and service excellence are all essential parts of this position. Duties include performing diagnostic and interventional procedures per department protocols, providing feedback on image for improvement as needed, addressing customer needs appropriately according to age specific, service specific and disease specific criteria, and utilizing proper procedure for identifying patients. This position will also assist in a QA review to maintain professional standards for themselves and any technologists that they are called upon to assist.Maintaining patient efficiency by spending the most appropriate amount of time for each task and interaction will be an essential job function and adhering to the UK HealthCare Values during interactions with patients, coworkers, and physicians, as well as all external and internal customers will also be essential. Maintaining privacy and confidentiality is required. 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 $24.96/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate's experience. Given the COVID -19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID -19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID -19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID -19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID -19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID -19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Excellent patient care skills and technical/CT knowledge.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience At least one year of CT experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/22/2022

University 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.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Radiology Tech CT Procedures/UKHC, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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