|Published||January 7, 2022|
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Required Related Experience
No experience required.
KY Radiation Operator’s License; Basic Life Support certification; Eligible for ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)
This position requires regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; working in confined spaces; occasionally sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing). Also involves some risk of injury from moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to radiation, burns, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, recombinant DNA or viral vectors, and combative/violent people.
Varies; as assigned
The Radiology Technician Senior/General will provide diagnostic imaging for patients to assist the patient’s physician in expediting needed care. Quality and safety, as well as efficiency and service excellence are the major job responsibilities for this position. Essential duties include: perform or assist in procedures per department protocols, utilize proper procedures for identifying images, patients and marking images correctly for interpretation, and ordering exams that match the procedures being performed. Customer service is essential, and this position will address patient needs with age specific criteria, from neonates to geriatrics. Call is required for this position, and the incumbent must meet the call back standards established for General Radiology. This position will also assist in a Quality Assurance review to maintain professional standards for themselves and student technologists that they are called upon.
*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 $22.00/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate’s experience.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect patient, employee, and visitor safety, UK HealthCare is requiring all employees to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination policy prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of September 15, 2021, UK HealthCare requires all employees, including new hires prior to their first day of employment, to submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19 (i.e., two weeks past completing their complete COVID-19 vaccination series), or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal vaccine 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.
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