Radiology Tech - CT Simulator
|Location:||UNM Cancer Center - Radiation Oncology|
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Position Class Code/Title: T2006 / Radiology Tech - CT Simulator
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNM Medical Group, Inc. is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.
This position will be located at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC). UNMCCC is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 400-mile radius. One of the premier cancer centers nationwide, the UNM CCC has 128 board-certified oncology physicians, forming New Mexico’s largest cancer care team. It treats about 60 percent of adults and virtually all the children in New Mexico diagnosed with cancer - more than 10,000 people - from every county in the state in more than 135,000 clinic visits each year. Through its partnership with the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance, an “exemplary national model for cancer health care delivery”, the UNM CCC offers access to more than 160 clinical trials to New Mexicans in every part of the state. Annual research funding of more than $72 million supports the UNMCCC’s 132 cancer scientists. Working with partners at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and New Mexico State University, they have developed new diagnostics and drugs for leukemia, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, liver and pancreatic cancer, brain cancer, and melanoma; garnered 33 new patents and 117 patents pending; and launched 13 new biotechnology companies since 2010.
The UNMCCC invites applicants for the Radiology Tech – CT Simulator. This position includes:
The responsibility for the operation of the Siemens CT scanner, design of patient positioning/immobilization devices, patient positioning, and the documentation of information in the EMR. The operation of the ultrasound machine in the OR for radiation implants and ultrasound imaging of patients having injections of an immunotherapy drug for prostate treatment. Assisting on the radiation therapy treatment machines when no CT simulations are scheduled. The hours of operation are from 7:00 am until the last patient is scheduled. This position requires the ability to work different shifts based upon patient volume.
The selected individual will be required to attend Radiation Therapy School after one year of employment. The radiation therapy program tuition will be paid by UNMCCC with a contract to work as a Radiation Therapist for three years after passing the board exam. If the individual fails or quits the radiation therapy school, the employee would reimburse UNMCCC all monies paid for school.
Under general supervision, performs prescribed radiologic, ultrasound, and/or CT procedures requiring specialized knowledge and skills in support of the provision of diagnostic and/or therapeutic services to a specified patient population. May prepare and administer various chemical mixtures as appropriate to the nature of the procedures being carried out. May work in a research or clinical environment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
High school diploma or GED with at least 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. American Registry of Radiologic Technology License. Verification of education and licensure (if applicable) will be required if selected for hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT
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