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University of Colorado Radiology Tech in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine Dean’s Office, Community Practice Division

Job Title: Diagnostic Procedures Tech I-III (Open rank) Working Title: Radiology Tech

Position # 00781725 – Requisition #20267

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

  • The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

School of Medicine Dean’s Office, Community Practice Division has an opening for a part-time .02FTE University Staff (unclassified) Diagnostic Procedures Tech (Open rank) Radiology Tech

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is currently seeking applications for an open-rank Community Practice Radiology Tech. This part-time as needed .02FTE, University Staff (unclassified) position in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology will be responsible for assisting physicians and nurses (if applicable) in the Vascular Surgery Clinic by setting up the patient rooms; clearing and preparing rooms; cleaning equipment; providing basic patient monitoring, education and counseling; obtaining vitals; conducting blood draws; assisting during procedures; triaging patients with guidance from the M.D., performing specimen analyses; answering phones, scheduling patients; checking in patients; collecting copays; registering patients; checking messages on phone queues; documenting patient visits and calls in the electronic health record system, and returning calls to patients. This position may require some weekend coverage. This position may be filled as a Community Practice Diagnostic Procedures Tech Entry-Senior level, depending on the successful candidate’s education, experience, and suitability for the position.

This position provides technical skills involving radiology and fluoroscopy; Takes and may develop radiographs of various parts of the body to assist physician in the detection of foreign bodies and diagnosis of disease or injury.

Examples of Work Performed

Community Practice Radiology Tech Entry Level:

  • Perform clearly defined assignments and follow established work processes and procedures.

  • Positions operate within standard processes and alternatives that are known and any deviation from such requires prior approval.

  • This level describes the Diagnostic Procedures Technology level I.

Community Practice Radiology Tech Intermediate Level:

  • This level describes the full-operating technologist responsible for performing standardized tests and procedures.

  • Positions operate independently in performing the full scope of standardized tests and procedures.

  • Work requires determining solutions to practical problems using specified professional standards and established criteria.

  • Judgment is used to select and apply existing guidelines to solve problems and accomplish the assignment.

  • Diagnostic Procedures Technology II differs from Diagnostic Procedures Technology I on Complexity.

Community Practice Radiology Tech Senior Level:

  • This level describes the full-operating technologist responsible for performing non-standardized tests and procedures.

  • Positions operate independently in performing the full scope of non- standardized tests and procedures.

  • Work requires establishing technical procedures and determining solutions to practical problems using specified professional standards and established criteria.

  • Judgment is used to select and apply existing guidelines to solve problems and accomplish the assignment.

  • Diagnostic Procedures Technology III differs from Diagnostic Procedures Technology II on Decision Making.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment, and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral, and attend to all age-related physical, spiritual, and psychosocial needs.

  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

  • Assists team in preparing the procedural environment, orients and assesses the patient, and reviewing patient’s medical record and surgeon’s notes to ensure all prerequisites and preferences are met. When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in patient status as appropriate.

  • Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters.

  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment.

  • Ensures safety checklists and procedures are implemented and documented at all times.

  • Assists team in managing patient during procedures, including monitoring and communicating patient condition, documenting interventions and activities, monitoring the sterile field and controlling traffic into, out of and around the room.

  • Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

  • Performs scrub functions as needed, including the preparation, selection, and handling of instruments and supplies used during the surgical procedure and performs equipment counts with colleagues. Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results.

  • Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including re-positioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters and transmits images as needed.

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and takes immediate and appropriate action.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at:

Diagnostic Procedure Tech I:

$38,100 to $42,516 (at .2 FTE the range is $7,620 - $8,503)

Hourly: $18.31/hr - $20.44/hr

Diagnostic Procedure Tech II:

$50,856 to $56,748 (at.2 FTE the range is $10,171 - $11,349)

Hourly: $24.45/hr - $27.28/hr

Diagnostic Procedure Tech III:

$67,152 to $75,816 (at .2 FTE the range is $13,430 - $15,163)

Hourly: $32.28/hr - $36.45/hr

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This position is eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Entry Appointment:

  • A High School Diploma or GED.

  • Completion of an accredited Radiologic Technologist program.

Intermediate Appointment:

  • A High School Diploma or GED.

  • One (1) year of experience working as a Radiology Technician.

  • Completion of an accredited Radiologic Technologist program.

Senior Appointment:

  • A High School Diploma or GED.

  • Two (2) years of experience working as a Radiology Technician.

  • Completion of an accredited Radiologic Technologist program.

Required Licensure/Certification All Levels:

  • Registered as a Radiologic Technologist (R) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R). Specialty ARRT certification(s) if required for position. State licensure if required by law.

Required: Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Conditions of Employment (All Levels):

  • Possess a current and valid CPR Training Certification and be able to provide proof of certification OR be willing, able and eligible to obtain certification within 30 days of employment. Failure to obtain certification may result in termination.

  • Lift, push, and/or pull up to 20 lbs.

  • Work in an environment that may expose you to fumes, chemicals, liquid nitrogen, extreme cold, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.

  • Frequently wash your hands, as biohazardous materials may be present.

  • Sit and stand for long periods of time, frequently walk, and bend/stoop, as well as execute repetitive motions.

  • Work with complex and sharp laboratory equipment, and various chemical and biological solutions.

  • Wear appropriate safety equipment when handling biological samples and hazardous chemicals.

  • Retain information from patients and physicians and safely relay patient concerns to the provider.

  • Exhibit fine motor skills through blood draws, administering injections, etc.

Preferred Qualifications (All Levels):

  • Experience working in a related practice.

  • Experience scheduling patients for appointments using electronic software.

  • Experience taking blood pressure and pulse and performing blood draws.

  • Experience setting up sterile and non-sterile procedure trays and medical procedure rooms.

  • Experience and knowledge with medical chart preparation and set-up.

  • Experience completing lab forms.

  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to keep a sense of calm, control, with ability to time manage while multi-tasking is vital.

  • Excellent communications, customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.

  • The successful candidate will be detail oriented, self-motivated, a fast learner and possess excellent time management, and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Effectively multitask and follow up timely and accurately on tasks, including outstanding labs, patient phone calls, documenting patient information, sterile processing procedures, etc.

  • Retain verbal directions given by the medical providers to safely assist during exams and in-office procedures.

  • Identify and differentiate obstetrics and gynecologic instruments and be able to hand to the provider safely and with sterile technique upon request.

  • Manage emotions and reactions with patients, providers, and peers.

  • Communicate effectively and efficiently in verbal and written forms with a variety of audiences, including patients, providers, and staff

Required: Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Job: Health Care

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Health Care

Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Schedule Part-time

Posting Date Feb 22, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Elizabeth Agan

Posting Contact Email Elizabeth.Agan@cumedicine.us

Posting Number 00781725

Req ID: 20267

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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