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The Department of Orthopaedics is currently seeking a Radiologic Technologist. The incumbent in this position operates radiologic and magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes. Reviews and evaluates developed x-rays, video tape, and computer-generated information to determine whether images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes. Records thorough and accurate patient medical histories. Explains procedures, observes patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan, monitors patients' conditions and reactions, and reports abnormal signs to a physician. Positions and immobilizes patients on examining table. Arranges imaging equipment and adjusts controls to set exposure time and distance. Records, processes, maintains patient data and treatment records, and prepares reports. Organizes examination rooms, ensuring that necessary equipment is ready for use. Performs scheduled maintenance and minor emergency repairs on radiographic equipment. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
Associate degree in relevant field
Certification and Licensing:
Certification in relevant specialty or field
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Department Specific Functions
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
- Commitment to the University's core values.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Responsible for carrying out x-ray procedures as ordered by physicians. Helps prepare patient for x-ray and reports results on necessary forms. Responsible for scanning, sorting and filing of films Checks x-ray supplies and maintain equipment to the best of his/her ability. Advises supervisor and medical staff of any problems with x-ray procedures, efficiency, safety and overall service. Track records of all x-rays taken daily. Track monthly graphs of patient count. Processes x-rays requested from other doctors and receives x-rays from other facilities.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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