The Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center is seeking an experienced Research Bone Densitometry/DXA Technician to manage the mobile research bone mineral densitometry unit for two NIH-funded clinical trials.
The candidate will manage all aspects related to acquisition and analysis of DXA images including technical performance, data analysis, and quality control of all bone density imaging. The incumbent will be responsible for troubleshooting, maintenance, and software updates as needed, overseeing scheduling of research participants, and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures. The incumbent will be working in the community at Nursing Homes and Senior Living Facilities where they will interact with the staff, medical directors, and family members/legal guardians of the residents.
Certified bone densitometry technologist with the International Society of Clinical Densitometry and Hologic, Inc. or other relevant clinical experience. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. RT and/or ISCD certification, other clinical certifications, or ability to complete certification within 6 months of hire.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.I
Minimum Education Level Required: Associate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19004064
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.
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