The Radiographer is responsible for producing quality x-rays and assuring quality education of the chiropractic student in the study of radiographic positioning and maintaining radiographic equipment.
Responsible to the assigned administrator and has a support responsibility to all other departments and college personnel as necessary.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for duplicating film.
Maintain equipment and chemical supplies.
Perform various classroom duties such as teaching positioning classes, writing tests, compiling grades, taking attendance and delivering lectures.
Training faculty for x-ray positioning classroom instruction.
Maintain compliance with federal, state and local safety and health regulations; maintenance of safe laboratory environment.
Quality Assurance & Quality Improvement of imaging and equipment.
Maintain compliance with College policies, procedures and expectations.
Performs all responsibilities in a manner that fully complies with Palmer’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action policy.
Performs other duties as assigned
Palmer College of Chiropractic provides a generous array of benefits for full time employees, including but not limited to:
Paid Time Off annually – 10 vacation days; 12 sick days; 16 holidays
Health Benefits – Health, vision, dental insurance, Flex spending, Health Savings Account
403(b) Retirement – 6% of salary employer contribution after 1 year of employment, with immediate vesting and optional employee contribution
Free Chiropractic care for employees & their dependents
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
On-site recreation facility & personal training
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to perform assigned duties with time pressures and frequent interruptions.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to utilize necessary equipment.
Ability to resolve routine problems.
Ability to work effectively with others in an academic environment.
Ability to work various hours as job requires.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires a high school diploma plus two years of additional schooling with an R.T. degree or Chiropractic Technician diploma with an ACCRT Certificate. Requires at least one year of work related experience; laboratory assistance in a higher education institution preferred, plus ARRT or ACCRT Certification. Must be licensed by the California Department of Health.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Performs light to medium work in a ventilated, lighted, and temperature-controlled office setting.
Exposure to radiation from x-ray machines and equipment.
Frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift light objects (up to 50 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the workday.
Internal Number: 12185
About Palmer College of Chiropractic
Palmer College of Chiropractic is the founding college of the chiropractic profession, and is known as The Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education®. It was founded in 1897, in Davenport, Iowa, by D.D. Palmer, the discoverer of chiropractic. More than 2,200 students attend Palmer College campuses in Davenport, Iowa; Port Orange, Fla.; and San Jose, Calif. Palmer’s doctor of chiropractic curriculum is a five-academic-year program typically completed in three-and-one-third calendar years