Radiology Tech, Per Diem (9025C), University Health Services - 48066
University of California Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 3814321
Radiology Tech, Per Diem (9025C), University Health Services - 48066
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Radiography and Quality Control
Takes all necessary studies and special views upon written request of clinician. Responsible for minimizing the amount of radiation exposure to both him/herself and patient. Employs techniques appropriately, efficiently, and effectively while responding to patient's needs. Processes films and makes duplicates when necessary. Assembles films for interpretation by radiologist.
Provides technical consultation to clinical and other radiology staff. Assists in giving results/films to clinicians or clinic.
Complies with department quality control and quality assurance monitors. Complies with all regulatory policies and procedures to assure the needs of patient and staff are met.
Maintains safety regulations and complies with Hazardous Materials Management Program per campus policy. Wears radiation dosimetry.
Performs all paper/computer work required to process patients and keep accurate statistics.
Assists with data entry.
2. Communication and Customer Service
Demonstrates effective and positive communications. Requests and accepts feedback.
Demonstrates courteous and service-oriented behavior at all times when interacting with patients, families and UHS staff.
Respects and guards confidentiality with patients and other staff members.
Problem solves patient relations: actively addresses complaints, concerns, and suggestions. Identifies and brings to the supervisor any problems that cannot be addressed.
Demonstrates sensitivity to patients' concerns, provides sympathetic responses to patients questions.
3. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own practice and follows Universal Precautions.
Respects rights of others. Establishes effective working relationships with other members of the health
care team, patients, and families.
Demonstrates flexibility, accepts assignments willingly and discusses concerns with supervisor.
Shares knowledge in a constructive manner.
Coordinates and collaborates with other members of the team to meet unit/UHS goals.
Demonstrates constructive problem solving and contributes as a member of the team.
Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified by UHS.
Seeks to improve skills and knowledge and meet job related goals.
Demonstrates punctuality to work and required meetings.
Maintains attendance and follows call-in policy as per UHS guidelines
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Basic computer skills and experience.
Excellent organizational skills.
Detail oriented with the ability to follow written and oral instruction.
Excellent customer service and people skills.
Experience working with diverse individuals and lifestyles.
Current Certified Radiologic Technologist License issued by the State of California.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (with CPR and AED certification from the American Heart Association)
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit this UCOP link.
Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.
This is an hourly-paid position at $51.76 (Step 1.0). Per diem positions are not eligible for the UC benefits plan.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.
Per Diem appointment type with variable hours.
Your employment is dependent on obtaining and maintaining a credentialing clearance (if applicable), background clearance and medical clearance according to University Health Service policies.
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see the EEOC poster.
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see the UC policy.
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