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Rad Technologist Lead - MAMMO

Location: San Francisco, CA Additional Locations:

San Francisco Mission Bay Medical Offices, 1600 Owens St., San Francisco,California, 94158
Job Number: 774440 Date posted: 03/27/2019
Description:
Under the direction of the Imaging Services Director and Chief of Diagnostic Imaging, performs radiographic diagnostic imaging procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis of disease and injuries. Operates the radiographic equipment to produce radiographic recorded images of the body. Performs technological functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient care utilizing efficient and safe processes.

Essential Functions:
- Performs specialized & routine diagnostic radiology procedures
- Exhibiting a high degree of tact, courtesy, & poise, explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties & obtain patient cooperation
- Prepares & positions patient for diagnostic imaging procedures
- Adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician
- Determines exposure factors based on height, weight, portion of body involved, & degree on penetration required
- Moves imaging equipment into specified position
- Adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors & produce images of proper detail, density, & accuracy
- Operates mobile radiologic equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside
- Assists radiologists & other qualified physicians who have a valid CA DHS RHB Supervisor Operator Permit for Fluoroscopy in fluoroscopic & special x-ray examinations
- Prepares images for reading by radiologist or requesting physician
- Processes images & reviews for proper identification & quality control
- Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, & makes minor repairs on radiologic equipment, arranging for repairs as needed
- Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient & staff
- Completes forms & maintains records, logs, & reports of work performed
- Orients new hires & trains students
- Fills in as necessary in the absence of the Supervising Radiology Technologist
- Performs other related duties as necessary
- This job has no supervisory responsibilities
Basic Qualifications:
Experience

- Five (5) yrs of experience.
Education

- High School Diploma/GED
License, Certification, Registration

- California Certified Radiologic Technologist License (CRT).
- California State Fluoroscopy Permit.
- BLS certification is required.

- California Venipuncture Certificate. (2) (See additional information below.)
- ACLS when required for the position.
- CA Mammography Certificate, when required for the position

Additional Requirements:

- Specialty Leads must have specialty ARRT AND one (1) year of experience in that specialty. (1) (See additional information below.)

- (1) Rad Tech VI (Lead): Specialty Leads must have Specialty ARRT & meet all Specialty requirements. Existing Lead Rad Techs who do not have ARRT certification will be grandfathered to this level in General Diagnostic Radiology & Specialties.
-  (2) Rad Techs without venipuncture certification, working in a Modality where venipuncture is NOT performed: Rad Techs working on or before Oct 2005 at KP WITHOUT a California venipuncture certification in a Modality where it is NOT performed as part of their work assignment will not be required to obtain it. For promotions, transfers or training in a Specialty that requires venipuncture, the Tech must obtain CA venipuncture certification on or before the date of application. The employer will provide the Tech with education opportunities in order to pass the CA permit test at the Tech's request.

- Ability to perform all general diagnostic and routine fluoroscopic duties on patients of all ages as determined by the employer.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
 - Ability to write simple correspondence.
 - Ability to effectively present info in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
- Must be willing to work in a LMP environment.
- Also refer to Position Specs outlined in the approp collective bargaining agreement.

 

Primary Location: California,San Francisco,San Francisco 2238 Geary Medical Offices 2238 Gear Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 3:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Mammography 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.

About Imaging & Radiology Careers

Imaging & Radiology Careers

Do the best work of your career as you collaborate with colleagues and participate in continued learning and professional achievement opportunities. With a range of specialty areas in which to focus — from mammography to MRI, cardiac cath lab to ultrasound — and a variety of different scheduling options, there is plenty of room for you to grow — from technologist, to manager, and beyond — in our supportive environment.

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