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Radiologic Technologist

Location: Denver, CO Job Number: 900630 Date posted: 08/12/2020

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Description:
Operates radiology equipment to produce radiographic images of specified areas of the body and performs related technical x-ray procedures, in accordance with physician's orders and standard techniques, procedures or specific instructions; to include sterile techniques, basic patient care procedures and monitoring. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationship with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves problems.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.
  • Instructs patient in a courteous manner regarding imaging procedures. Positions patients and operates radiographic equipment.
  • Performs radiographic procedures, both fixed and portable. Reviews images for accuracy and technical quality according to established standards. Repeats images as needed; submits images for interpretation by radiologist or designee. Practices ALARA principles and ensures proper radiation safety practices.
  • Assists with procedures (example: fluoroscopy), follows established guidelines; provides patient education; obtains informed consent as needed; documents appropriate information as required;  practices sterile techniques and standard precautions.
  • Utilizes Radiology Information System (RIS), Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) following established practice guidelines.
  • Follows established quality assurance/quality control program. monitoring the operating condition of the equipment and accessories. Contacts service engineer and promptly reports equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies used, according to established levels.
  • Communicates clearly, effectively and appropriately both verbally and with written communication. Demonstrates courteous and appropriate telephone skills. Considers the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients in the age group served.
  • Exercises clinical judgment within scope of practice.
  • May work with students and may be required to work at the reception desk or on the phones to schedule appointments.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
  • Education
  • Successful completion of a 2 year Radiologic Technology training program approved by the American Medical Association.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to operate Radiologic equipment and perform related technical procedures.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds.
  • Excellent customer service skills required, with a focus on patient centered care.
  • Basic computer skills required.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of six (6) months experience as a radiology technologist preferred.
  • Primary Location: Colorado,Denver,Franklin Medical Offices 2045 Franklin St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU - Local 105 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Medical Imaging Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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