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Radiologic Technologist II PD (XRay)

Location Moreno Valley, California Job Number 992160 Date posted 08/31/2021
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Description:
Under indirect supervision, operates radiographic equipment to produce radiographs of structures in the human body that are utilized by physicians to diagnose disease processes, pathology and/or trauma. Utilizes technical judgment & skills to ensure that produced radiographs are of the highest diagnostic quality & demonstrate the area(s) of interest.


Essential Functions:

- Upholds KP's Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities & applicable state, federal & local laws

- Is responsive to the needs of others by exhibiting professional behavior toward members & coworkers

- Explains procedures to patients to reduce anxieties & obtain patient cooperation

- Demonstrates an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional & chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients of the age group served

- Identifies the impact of cultural diversity & lifestyle choices on patient condition & makes accommodations for such differences

- Utilizes proper body mechanics

- Documents clinical activities in a timely, comprehensive & accurate manner

- Observes all organizational, regional, medical service area & Diagnostic Imaging Department policies & procedures

- Maintains standards of professional behavior established to enhance quality of service

- Utilizes effective communication skills

- Demonstrates behavior that meets established standards for professionalism in all interactions w/ patients & staff

- Maintains equipment, supplies & work area in accordance w/ department guidelines

- Essential Clinical Duties & Responsibilities

- Operates various x-ray & imaging control consoles, portable units, tube assemblies, lock systems, collimators, filters & tubes in order to perform diagnostic radiographic procedures & exams including but not limited to gastro intestinal exams & plain tomography in areas such as surgery, cystoscopy & emergency room

- Operates auxiliary equipment such as but not limited to tomographic units, Buckies, image intensifiers, spot film devices, video monitors, CR equipment, digital imaging, C-arms & portable units

- Prepares & administers the appropriate oral, intestinal & IV contrast media or as appropriate, assists the radiologist w/ administration

- Ensures that correct & required patient identification information & left or right marker appears on all films

- Centers tube & film to area of interest

- Utilizes appropriate photo-timing, milliamperes, kilo voltage, seconds, distance, collimation, intensifying screens, film speed & grids in order to produce diagnostic quality radiographs which demonstrate the area(s) of interest & exhibit acceptable contrast, density & detail

- Explains the exam/procedure to the patient in order to solicit cooperation & obtain patient understanding

- Assesses the patient's history & overall condition & makes the necessary modifications in technique and/or positioning to compensate for pathology or other considerations

- Utilizes acknowledge of proper patient/part positioning & department protocols to obtain routine & other indicated views required for standard projections

- Observes all required radiation safety/protection regulations & standards in order to minimize dose & avoid/minimize repeat films uses lead shielding & collimation as appropriate

- Critiques radiographs for diagnostic qualities & other properties such as artifacts & appropriately consults w/ supervisor and/or radiologist to clarify any areas of uncertainty

- Completes requisition w/ all required & pertinent information

- Loads & unloads radiographic film

- Complies w/ all required continuing education standards

- May perform other duties and required & assigned


Basic Qualifications:


• Diagnostic radiology including portables & surgery preferred


• Graduation from an accredited educational program in diagnostic radiologic technology approved by the American Medical Association and the American College of Radiology


• BLS and certification as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) by the State of California, Department of Health Services 


• Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists


 (ARRT) as a Registered Radiologic Technologist (radiography)


• Fluoroscopy Permit issued by the State of California required OR state "eligible" & must obtain within six (6) months of hire


• Perform all phases of diagnostic radiology including portables & surgery


• Schedule & hours may vary according to department needs


• May be required to work any shift


• Must be willing to work at current & future medical office buildings


• Will work rotating weekends


• Extraordinary customer relations & quality service are critical to our success


• We seek candidates who can demonstrate these skills & are dedicated to providing the highest quality of service to our health plan members


• Note: Education/License/Certification & Qualifications required for Moreno Valley Community Hospital employees acquired through KP's purchase of Valley Health System's Moreno Valley Community Hospital. Employees shall meet the minimum position qualifications as listed on their previous Valley Health System job description


 



Notes:



  • Per Diem position - will take call on rotational basis




Primary Location: California,Moreno Valley,Moreno Valley Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Working Hours Start: 12:01 AM Working Hours End: 11:59 PM Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B18|SEIU|United Healthworkers Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Moreno Valley Hospital - X-ray-Day - 0806 Travel: No 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.