UT Health Dental Radiologic Technologist I-(SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY-Clinical Services) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Dental Radiologic Technologist I-(SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY-Clinical Services)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
UTHealth School of Dentistry
Requisition #: 2100001H
Exposes and scans dental radiographs. Demonstrates and instructs dental and dental hygiene students on exposing and scanning dental radiographs.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Exposes and scans intraoral Photo Stimulate Phosphorous (PSP) dental radiographs.
Operates intra oral and extra oral equipment.
Exposes and instructs extra oral views (Cone Beam Computed Tomography, Panoramic, Lateral Cephalometric, Wrist, Posteroanterior, Anteriorposterior, Waters view).
Instructs and demonstrates dental and dental hygiene students on exposure and scanning of dental radiographs and on proper infection control procedures.
Evaluates technical quality of radiographs produced by dental and dental hygiene students. Evaluates dental students and hygiene student’s proficiency in radiographic techniques.
Maintains and organizes the Imaging Clinic and Reading room.
Maintains quality assurance programs on all dental radiological equipment.
Cleans and maintains scanning machines. Trouble-shoots problems with scanning machines.
Enters data for extra oral radiographic views in Excel on daily basis.
Maintains inventory supplies, coordinates student/patient room assignments in clinic.
Other duties as assigned.
Licensed Dental Hygienist currently registered in Texas; or Dental assistant currently registered with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE)
Qualified as a TSBDE registered dental assistant; or Graduate from school of dental hygiene and currently registered in Texas.
One year of dental assisting and radiologic procedures required; two years preferred.
Graduate from school of dental hygiene.
Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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