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Job Title:   X-Ray Service Technician
23023
8 Hour Day Shift
Full-Time
40
Facilities/ Maintenance

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 
Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health is the largest provider of health care services in Kansas. We serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.



Position Summary:
Provide in-house repair, calibration, inspection and preventative maintenance of radiological, diagnostic and imaging equipment in an effective and cost efficient manner.
 
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions:   
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: radiology equipment, film processors, film loaders, imaging lasers, vascular labs, Electro Physiology labs, CT’s, non-invasive vascular labs,   and photo copiers.
  • Participates in the department's equipment management plan and continues quality improvement activities, specific duties include: preventative maintenance and equipment repairs as needed.
  • Maintains inventory list of all equipment used or stored at multiple locations for Via Christi Health.
  • Provides documentation of preventive maintenance and repairs.
  • Performs calibration, compliance certification, quality assurance, inventory control, calibration and safety certification of imaging equipment and supporting utility systems.
  • Designs and discusses ideas and methods to reduce costs of hospital equipment.
  • Performs duties in a professional manner, providing clear communications to appropriate parties and prioritizing workload to meet deadlines.
  • May perform other duties as assigned or requested.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications:
 
Education and/or Experience
  • Associate’s degree (A.A) in electronics or equivalent from two-year College or technical school in electronics or military biomedical program is required.
  • Five plus years experience in radiology/imaging repair is required.
  • Prefer experience in GE, Siemens, and Phillips equipment.
 
 
           
Behavioral Skills
  • A personal presence which is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Via Christi Health.
  • Must display good verbal and written communication skills, and be able to professionally receive and follow oral instructions.
 
            Technical Skills
  • Proficient in use of all job related tools and test equipment.
  • Must have working knowledge of hazardous materials standards.
  • Customer Service:  Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.
  • Safety:  Uses tools and equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Cost Consciousness:  Works within approved budget; conserves organizational resources.
  • Professionalism:  Interacts with others in a tactful manner; remains calm under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; follows through on commitments.
  • Quality:  Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; seek ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Computer skills:  Has understanding and experience with the use of basic Windows program and Microsoft products such as Word, Excel and Outlook Email. 
  • Common knowledge of inventory databases is required.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Valid driver’s license. Insurable for driving a company vehicle (through Via Christi’s policy) as applicable to duty.
  • Clinical Equipment Tech or comparable certification required; or successfully attained within 3 years after date of hire.
  • Certified Radiology Equipment Specialist certification highly preferred.
  • Certification in five or more of the following equipment components:
    • Phillips portable C-arm units
    • GE AMX 4 portable units
    • GE 9900 / 9800 portable C-arm units
    • Phillips Allura Bi-Plane unit
    • Siemens Iconis R200 units
    • Siemens Somatom definition CT
    • Medrad injectors
    • GE Nuc camera
    • GE 16 Slice CT
    • Fuji film processor
    • Phillips Allura Vascular systems
    • Neuralgica
 
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Frequently required to carry or lift items weighing up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently required to sit in a stationary position.
  • Occasionally performs activities that require stooping, bending and reaching, squatting, balancing, and trunk twisting throughout the day.
  • Constantly able to communicate verbally and in written form, clearly and concisely.
  • Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as phone calls and customer questions.
  • Constantly able to use hands and fingers to type, write, and file.
  • Frequently able to use near vision for viewing computer monitor and written materials.
  • Occasionally required to detect unusual odors that could indicate environmental issues.
Working Conditions:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be occasionally or frequently exposed to the following conditions:
    • Risk of electrical shock
    • Wet and/or humid conditions.
    • Moving, mechanical parts.
    • High, precarious places.
    • Toxic or caustic chemicals.
    • Fumes or airborne particles.
    • extreme cold/extreme heat
    • Risk of radiation.
    • Vibration.
    • Outside weather conditions
    • Wet and/or humid conditions
    • Extreme cold/extreme heat
  • The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate.
  • The employee may be required to perform repair work on low and high voltage supplies and equipment.
 
Position Scope/Patient Population:
  • While performing the essential functions of this position, this position may have direct and or indirect contact with patients.
  • Specific scope of care and patient populations are identified in the Unit Specific Structure Standards.
  • This position is supervised under the Biomedical Department and will serve all radiology related areas to include: basic Radiology, CT, MRI, etc.  This position will cover the Via Christi Hospital on East Harry; Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis; and Via Christi Hospital on St. Teresa.


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