Primary Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Chair of Diagnostic Sciences, supports and contributes to the clinic mission statement by taking radiographic images and performing other related activities such as assisting techs with their teaching role, oversee the radiology clinic schedule, cover technician absences, provides leadership, feedback and develops the team. Radiology technicians will report to this individual.
Essential Functions: 1. Monitor student and technician performance and provide technique evaluation and verbal feedback regarding proper use of equipment, proper infection control, quality of x-ray, and use of clinic system related to saving and storing of images.
2. Take images to include I-Cats, tomos, FMX, Panos, Cephs, bitewings, periapical, and Occlusal.
3. Confirm functioning of all digital radiographic units in the Radiology and main clinics, and respond to need for trouble shooting or repair as needed
4. Process vacation requests, payroll and disciplinary action when needed.
5. Scan x-rays and x-ray prescriptions to clinic system; export images from e-mail or CD to Mipac; create and track CD for patients provider containing I-Cat or tomo images.
6. Enter information regarding I-Cat images taken; format reports that contain x-ray images to be forwarded to internal and external providers.
7. Enter patient appointment information, radiographic treatment plan, confirmation of fee arrangements, and other documentation in clinical system.
8. Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the radiology facility and equipment; replenish and replace supplies as necessary.
9. Assist receptionist with patient care activities to include scheduling patient appointments and managing the radiology clinic schedule.
10. Perform all other related duties as assigned by the Radiology Coordinator, or the Chair of Diagnostic Sciences.
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of: 1. Digital radiography equipment and usage including CBCT equipment. 2. Dental terminology. 3. Radiation safety, physics and hygiene. 4. Infection control procedures. 5. Basic computer operations including Excel, image import/export, and electronic duplication of files to CD.
Ability to: 1. Take digital radiographs of the highest diagnostic standard. 2. Demonstrate to students and technicians the use of all radiographic equipment and procedures.
Experience: Minimum three year experience as a dental radiology technician in a dental practice or x-ray laboratory. Minimum three year experience taking CBCT imaging in dental practice or x-ray lab.
Education: 1. High school diploma or equivalent. 2. Current California certification in Radiation Safety.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to: 1. Demonstrate leadership skills necessary for the smooth operation of a busy radiology clinic 2. Communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and general public. 3. Work independently. 4. Maintain a high level of productivity. 5. Adapt to a changing environment. 6. Organize and prioritize assignments.
Physical Requirements: Physical Requirements Requires standing a majority of the working day, with reaching, grasping, pushing and pulling. Use of computer keyboard, mouse and phone. Lifting up to 20 lbs. can be anticipated.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Background Check Statement: All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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