Performs highly-skilled laboratory functions and other technical duties in support of coursework.
Sets up, maintains, and organizes student laboratories
Assists students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, and with the use of equipment and materials
Maintains appropriate safety and hygiene standards
Maintains required documentation related to laboratory activities
Manages equipment and materials inventories.
Job Title Name: College Laboratory Technician
College Laboratory Technician
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Radiologic Technology Program is designed to provide students, who will work under the direction of a radiologist, with the essential skills needed to use ionizing radiation as a means of determining the nature of disease or injury. Students participate in classroom lectures, activities in the department's energized laboratory, and clinical experiences at affiliate hospitals. Learning approaches include the use of audio tapes, radiographic films, slides, computers, and laboratory assignments. Responsible for the production of these images and is an essential member of the health care team. The Radiologic Technology Program is designed to provide students, who will work under the direction of a radiologist, with the essential skills needed to use ionizing radiation as a means of determining the nature of disease or injury. Students participate in classroom lectures, in activities in the department's energized laboratory, and in clinical experiences at affiliate hospitals. Learning approaches include the use of audio tapes, radiographic films, slides, computers, and laboratory assignments.
The Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by The New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection, and The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.
The Radiologic Technology Unit at Hostos Community College seeks applications for a College Laboratory Technician. Reporting directly to the Coordinator of the Radiologic Technology Program, the successful candidate will be responsible but not limited to the following:
Coordinates the physical preparation of the labs and provide one on one supervision of all students.
Assists in the administration of the lab by providing student guidance as it pertains to equipment manipulation, interpretation of lab objectives and facilitating student analysis of experimental results.
Troubleshoots all equipment problems that arise during lab sections.
Supervises the open labs with the use of x-ray equipment and audiovisual equipment for individual study and assist students with theoretical concepts as needed.
Oversees equipment specification, purchase and acceptance testing.
Tests equipment for Quality Assurance to ensure that the Radiologic Technology Laboratory meets the requirements of Article 175 of the New York City Health Code.
Works closely with field service engineer to isolate and repair x-ray systems and related equipment and ensures that the system is operating within the limits set by the NYC Health Code.
Orders supplies for the lab and keeps inventory of all fixed, non-fixed, and consumable items.
Generates purchase specifications for equipment to maintain accurate records of purchase.
High School Diploma with a minimum of four years' related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate degree may be substituted for two years experience, and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years experience.
The following qualifications are preferred:
American Registry of Radiologic technologists (ARRT) certified and licensed to practice diagnostic radiography by the New York State Department of Health (NYDOH).
Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of the discipline and supervision of students.
Experience with instruction on the use of all energized laboratory equipment, including digital processing and auxiliary equipment.
Experience with supervision of equipment which generates ionizing radiation.
Availability to work evening and weekend hours.
Commensurate with education and experience up to a maximum of $55,684
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"
Please attach cover letter, resume and three professional references.
Open until filled with review of applications to begin January 5, 2021
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 22169
About Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College, CUNY
Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change, transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. Hostos serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, and a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique "student success coach" program, which partners students with individualized guidance, is emblematic of the premier emphasis on student support and services.