Location: Ithaca, New York
Per Diem Radiology Technician
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
Student and Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. We provide support and services to roughly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on multiple campuses in the U.S. and abroad.
Cornell Health's more than 200 employees collaborate to provide integrated and culturally-sensitive mental health, medical, health promotion, public health, student accommodations, and occupational medicine care and services. Dually focused on holistic health of Cornell students and well-being of the larger campus community, the unit supports readiness to learn, to participate fully in the Cornell experience, and to achieve academic, work, and life success. Cornell Health is nationally recognized for innovation and leadership, and is committed to an ongoing journey toward integrated, cost-effective, and community-based services and campus health initiatives.
Cornell Health's Medical Services is a collaborative, vibrant, innovative, inter-professional department which provides holistic clinical care to address students' biopsychosocial needs. Working collaboratively with other Cornell Health departments, medical staff aspire to a data-driven approach to provide high-quality, accessible, cost-effective, culturally-sensitive, and developmentally-appropriate care and services to Cornell's student population, meeting the routine and urgent needs of patients.
Radiological Technologists are responsible for performing diagnostic radiology exams on patients referred by Cornell Health clinicians and off site physicians while complying with all Radiation Safety Standards (ALARA- As Low As Reasonably Achievable). Radiology Technologist positions at Cornell Health are considered part of a larger health care team serving the medical needs of the Cornell University Community. As such, they are expected to independently respond to individuals' concerns regarding Radiology matters and answer questions from patients and health services staff. These positions perform all duties with a constant sense of service to both internal customers (staff and colleagues) and external customers (patients), comply with current NYS, ARRT and EH&S regulations, and participate in continuing education to maintain a current understanding of equipment and procedures.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks with competing deadlines, while paying close attention to details.
- Works effectively both independently as well as in a team environment, while demonstrating a high level of initiative.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Collaborative and attitudinal skills that foster enthusiasm, professional and personal growth, cooperation, mutually respectful communication, flexibility, initiative and adaptability.
- Completion of certified Diagnostic Radiological Technology Program
- NYS license for Diagnostic Radiologic Technology
- Knowledge of radiology quality assurance as required by NYS Department of Health and CU Department of Environmental Health & Safety
- Knowledge of and experience with PACS system
- Typing skills, with knowledge of radiology specific medical terminology
- CPR - BLS level certified or certification required within one year of employment.
- A Rad Tech is expected to complete 12 continuing education (CE's) credits per year, as well as annual Health and Safety including confidentiality training and all other compliance trainings provided annually by Cornell Health.
- May be expected to lift 20 to 50 pounds
- Close concentration and manual dexterity is required for this position
- Exposure to highly toxic chemicals
- Member of American Registry of Radiological Technologist requiring 24 CE credits biannually.
- Knowledge of PACS and DR radiography.
University Job Title:
Temporary Health Technician
No Grade - Hourly
Pay Rate Type:
Refer to Posting Language
Remote Option Availability:
Job Titles and Pay Ranges:
Noted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:
Prior relevant work or industry experience
Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position
Unique applicable skills
Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
Online Submission Guidelines:
Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Notice to Applicants:
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.