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Washington State IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST 1 - Part-Time - SCCC in Aberdeen, Washington

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PART-TIME IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST 1 STAFFORD CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER ABERDEEN, WASHINGTON

The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Imaging Technologist 1 - Part-time at Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC).

SCCC is a 1,936-bed multi-custody facility located five miles west of Aberdeen, on the southern Washington Coast. There are seven living units for medium and minimum long-term custody offenders and an intensive management unit for maximum-custody offenders. SCCC was Washington State's first tobacco-free facility for both staff and offenders.

Whether the work is inside a prison, in community corrections, or in an administrative office, the Washington State Department of Corrections professional staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which all offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer society.

Duties

Function as the Imaging Technologist 1 for Stafford Creek Corrections Center, Health Service Unit. Serve as a member of the Health Services Unit in support of our mission to provide patients medical, dental, and mental health services consistent with the provisions of the DOC Offender Health Plan. Independently perform and assist Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse practitioners, to perform diagnosis imaging and assist in coordinating the operation of imaging laboratories.

Key Duties:

  • Routine X-Ray Examination Schedule/Requested Emergency
  • Takes digital x-rays of offenders
  • Perform routine and emergent x-ray studies
  • Assist health care providers with x-ray interpretation within the scope of AART and WA State Certified Radiologic Technologist
  • Ensure safety precautions are taken by all staff present within the radiology department
  • Assist staff in providing oral and written instructions to offenders to prepare them for diagnostic imaging studies
  • Utilize OSHA/WISHA requirement for handling blood and body fluids

X-Ray Equipment Maintenance:

  • Inspect and maintain x-ray equipment; request and arrange service, parts and labor from contracted service companies or reputable vendors; and schedule regular servicing of x-ray equipment Administrative:

  • Input encounters into OMNI-HS and schedule call-outs for the radiology department

  • Track and records all pertinent Radiology Statistical data and submit to Health Care Manager or Health Services Administrative Assistant on a monthly basis
  • Maintain, monitor, and review alt TDL (film Badges) for x-ray, mailroom, and transport officers
  • Consult with Health Care Manager regarding Radiology contracts for updates
  • Follow-up with image reading companies on patient records; and
  • Assure patient records are saved and retained per Department of Corrections retention policy. Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  • Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an American Medical Association (AMA) approved school

AND

  • Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in a health services environment and knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer applications and related technologies.
  • Ability to keep abreast of new methods, techniques and other developments in the field through reading research journals, attending seminars, workshops, professional affiliation, etc.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of staff and offenders.
  • Exemplify the core competencies the Department seeks in all of its employees. Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'

For additional information about the agency, please visit doc.wa.gov.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates. _Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references._
  • All DOC employees are fingerprinted for a criminal history background check.
  • Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
  • If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment. We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:
  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
  • Work effectively with men and women of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
  • Promote inclusiveness.
  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions. DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email rjschwerdel@doc1.wa.gov or call us at (360) 537-2200. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Salary: $23.52 - $30.82 Hourly

Location: Grays Harbor County – Aberdeen, WA

Job Type: Part Time - Permanent

Department: Dept. of Corrections

Job Number: 2020-05445

Closing: Continuous

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

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Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

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