How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
We are actively seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented Radiologic Technologist who will share in the goal of creating the ideal imaging experience for patients, families and employees at our Briarwood Radiology Clinic.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
The Radiologic Technologist will:
- Perform high quality diagnostic procedures, applying principles of radiation protection to minimize exposure to patient, staff, and practitioners.
- Position patients using appropriate radiation protection devices and immobilizing techniques for age specific patient populations.
- Evaluate images for technical quality, demonstration of area of interest, marker usage, and patient identification.
- Maintain knowledge of and observe universal precautions and all other precautions determined by Michigan Medicine and Infection Protection
- Respond to patients changing physical conditions, such as changes in airway/breathing, heart rate, acute change in level of consciousness, seizure etc.
- Effectively communicate with patients to obtain important clinical information, instruct the patient, relieve anxiety, and gain cooperation during procedures etc.
- Understand and apply guest relations skills and display excellent customer service. Maintain patient confidentiality at all times. Demonstrate excellent teamwork.
- Adapt to changing environments (flexible schedules, flexible location, emergency conditions, protocol development, and technology advancements).
- Function effectively under conditions which are often fast paced and stressful.
- Maintain current ARRT registration. Maintain current BLS certification.
- Perform additional duties as required or requested.
- Perform additional duties, examples of but not limited to: clerical duties, CD uploading and burning, workflow improvements, etc.
- Graduation from a school of radiologic technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
- Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology is required within the first six months of employment.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills, ingenuity, creativity and professionalism.
- Demonstrate understanding with all age appropriate guidelines for communication, positioning, radiation exposures and radiation protection.
- Must have physical ability to push, pull, assist, and transfer patients safely.
- Must display physical dexterity using fine and large motor skills.
- In addition, the successful incumbent will demonstrate/possess the following:
- High enthusiasm and energetic personality
- Show respect for people and hard work
- Willingness to challenge and better yourself
- Adhere to high standards of teamwork by demonstrating adaptability, dependability, flexibility, and consistently shares information and resources with others
- High level of personal and professional integrity
PACS experience as well as proficient computer entry skills. Candidates with similar previous experiences also preferred.
20 hours a week; shift to be determined.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Posting ID: 558408545Posted: 2020-05-22