Working under direct supervision, incumbent performs routine to complex radiographic and fluoroscopic exams using fixed and portable imaging equipment throughout General Diagnostic Radiology, in accordance with established guidelines and protocols. Requires advanced knowledge of radiologic technology. Acts as a Diagnostic subject matter expert and assists other technologists as needed. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of principles of radiation safety.
Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established protocols to achieve the highest quality image. Follows protocols specified by the Radiologist. Enters complex data into the computer system. Reviews, verifies and evaluates images and radiographs to ensure technical quality and image quality. Ensures compliance with related policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines. Demonstrates effective communication and conflict resolution techniques with patients, coworkers, physicians and all other health care members. Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of a school of radiologic technology.
California Radiology Technologist - Radiography (CRT-R).
California Radiology Technologist - Fluoroscopy (CRT-F) within six (6) months of hire.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Recent experience in a similar role and setting or new graduate of an approved radiologic technology program.
Demonstrated knowledge of radiological computerized systems and applications.
Possess the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
- Understanding of various radiological systems to include PACS and RIS.
- Six (6) months of experience in a similar role and setting.
- Hospital experience.
- Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call and some overtime, if necessary, for unexpected staffing issues.
- Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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