Are you looking to advance your radiological career?
If so, we encourage you to discover this opportunity!
State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes:
- Excellent health and dental coverage;
- A generous Hazardous Duty retirement plan;
- Paid time off;
- A healthy work/life balance!
Discover the opportunity to:
- To work for a Forbes top company: ‘Forbes’ State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule;
- Engage in a rewarding career;
- Assist our employees so they can achieve success;
- Make a difference in the public sector;
- Work together in a collaborative team environment.
Some key responsibilities of the Staff Radiological Technologist include:
- The position is first shift, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week.
- PCN; 068169
- Performing technical radiographic procedures.
- Applying independent judgement to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiological diagnosis.
- Producing radiographs and providing immobilization devices.
- Making a positive difference in the lives of others!
MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution is a level 4/5, high/maximum security level multi-mission correctional facility for adult males. The MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution provides a highly structured environment to manage long-term sentenced offenders, protective custody offenders and high bond unsentenced offenders with programs designed to address the needs of each population. The facility focuses on education both academic (ABE, Pre-GED, GED, Special Education, TSOL), and at the MacDougall Building (Vocational Maintenance, Electromechanical, Micro Computers, Electronic Repair, Dental, and Commercial Cleaning). Programming is also a vital component of our mission and includes Parenting Skills, Sex Offender Treatment, Family Issues, Beyond Fear, Addiction Services, Aftercare and Fellowship AA/NA meetings.
The State of Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC) shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law-abiding and accountable behaviors. Safe and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.
For an inside look at what it's like to join our DOC Healthcare team, check out the video below!
Before you apply:
Important information for after you apply:
- In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
- The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
- Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
- All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
Questions about this position should be directed to Nicholas Naples at Nicholas.Naples@ct.gov.
- This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
- Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
- Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
- The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state facility or institution, this class is accountable for performing technical radiographic procedures.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs a wide variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiological diagnosis; produces radiographs; positions individuals; provides immobilization devices; selects proper technical factors on an individual basis; selects and operates equipment as directed; develops film by automatic and manual processing; provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards; practices sterile techniques and applies infection control policies; maintains adequate records; maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work area; secures and returns special equipment; assists physician in administering opaque media; assists in performing first aid as necessary; may be responsible for delegated areas or performance of special procedures; may perform preventive maintenance and quality assurance measurement of equipment; may operate patient monitoring equipment such as an electrocardiograph; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of radiographic procedures and equipment; knowledge of radiographic film processing techniques; knowledge of infection control policies and procedures; familiarity with individual monitoring equipment; interpersonal skills; ability to exercise independent judgment as needed in individual cases; ability to follow oral and written instructions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Must meet requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists and hold current Connecticut state license.
- Experience working with Correctional or Forensic population.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and position individuals and may be exposed to radiation, moderately disagreeable conditions and occasionally to infectious and/or communicable diseases.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.