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Radiologic Technologist IV- Mammo

Primary Location San Jose, California Worker Location Onsite Facility San Jose Skyport Medical Offices Job Number 1271748 Date posted 04/29/2024
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Job Summary:

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 Responsibilities:

  • Performs specialized and routine diagnostic radiology procedures.

  • Exhibiting a high degree of tact, courtesy, and poise, explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation

  • Prepares and 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, and degree on penetration required. Moves imaging equipment into specified position.

  • Adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors and produce images of proper detail, density, and accuracy.

  • Operates mobile radiologic equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patients bedside.

  • Assists radiologists and other qualified physicians who have a valid CA DHS RHB Supervisor Operator Permit for Fluoroscopy in fluoroscopic and special x-ray examinations.

  • Prepares images for reading by radiologist or requesting physician.

  • Processes images and reviews for proper identification and quality control.

  • Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, and makes minor repairs on radiologic equipment, arranging for repairs as needed.

  • Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff. Completes forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed.

  • Orients new hires and trains students.

  • Fills in as necessary in the absence of the Supervising Radiology Technologist.

  • Performs other related duties as necessary.  

  • Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Grade 817

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a Specialty (Identify specialty: Either IR, or CT, or Mammography, or Quality Management) OR one year of experience in a Specialty with an American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification in that Specialty.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Certified Radiologic Technologist - Fluoroscopy Certificate (California)
  • Certified Radiologic Technologist - Venipuncture Certificate (California)
  • Basic Life Support
Additional Requirements:

  • ACLS - When required for the position.
  • Ability to perform all general diagnostic and routine fluoroscopic duties on patients of all ages as determined by the employer.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to effectively present information to individuals and groups with varying knowledge of Radiology services.
  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.
  • Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
  • Radiologic Technologist Career Ladder Agreement (1) Radiologic Technologists without Venipuncture Certification - Working in a Modality where Venipuncture is NOT performed.
  • Radiologic Technologists working on or before October 05 at Kaiser Permanente WITHOUT 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 Technologist must obtain CA Venipuncture certification on or before the date of application.
  • The employer will provide the Technologist with educational opportunities in order to pass the California permit test at the Technologists request.
  • California Mammography Certificate, when required for the position.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A
Primary Location: California,San Jose,San Jose Skyport Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri *Scheduled days and hours are dependent on departmental needs and may include holidays and weekends. Working Hours Start: 01:30 PM Working Hours End: 05:30 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01|SEIU|United Healthworkers Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: San Jose Skyport Med Offices - Radiology-General - 0206 Pay Range: $65.73 - $73.99 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

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. Submit Interest