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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Coordinates and participates in the performance of acceptance and quality control (QC) testing of x-ray protective apparel and shields (e.g., aprons, thyroid shields, and gonadal shields), throughout Michigan Medicine, maintains a central database with the results, and serves as a resource across the organization on protective apparel options, safety and testing.


Receives all x-ray protective apparel and shield orders, performs acceptance testing, coordinates with the Radiology Department techs and participates in the quality control (QC) testing of these apparel and shields annually, and logs the results into a central database. Evaluates apparel rotation when applicable and manages apparel and shield disposal where appropriate. Manages the database, monitors for follow up testing due dates and provides annual testing status reports to leadership. Assists with the establishment of processes and policies regarding protective apparel and shield testing and safety. Serves as a resource across the organization on protective apparel and shield options, safety, and testing, and acts as the liaison with departments ordering and using protective apparel and shields.

Required Qualifications*

Certification as a diagnostic x-ray technologist or BS degree in science with experience in conducting scientific experiments.

Computer skills (e.g., working knowledge of Word, Excel and/or database software).

The ability to work independently for some tasks as well as the ability to work as part of a team for others.

Professional verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to frequently stand/walk, move and position fairly heavy x-ray equipment, QC equipment and protective apparel, ability to wear heavy radiation protection aprons for long periods of time , and move equipment carts.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience using x-ray measuring equipment.

Experience operating fluoroscopic x-ray equipment.

Advanced data analysis skills.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.