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Providence Health & Services Radiology Technologist II in Mission Hills, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Radiology Technologist II, (Per diem Day shift) to Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Mission Hills, CA.

We are seeking a Radiology Technologist who will administer prescribed diagnostic x-rays; prepares patient room, equipment, supplies and contrast media for general diagnostic imaging; operates fixed x-ray equipment. Performs other associated functions such as clerical duties and film processing.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline

  • Adhere to standards, policies, and procedures adopted by the profession and regulated by the law

  • Assess factors that may contraindicate the procedure, such as medications, insufficient patient preparation or artifacts

  • Maintain appropriate credentials and certification related to clinical practice

  • Properly identifies patient and validates procedure order prior to starting the exam

  • Properly identifies all images with patient name, number, markers and develops film in accordance with standard practice

  • Select appropriate shielding devices

  • Determine appropriate type and dose of contrast agent to be administered based on the patients age, weight and medical/physical status

  • Instruct patients regarding preparation prior to imaging procedures, including providing information about oral or bowel preparations and allergy precautions

  • Ready patient for the exam, explains procedure, transfers patient on and off table and assists the patient at the end of the exam

  • Perform daily Quality Control Functions; warm-ups x-ray units

  • Turn on radiology laser printer and checks x-ray equipment is functioning properly

  • Perform computer and written documentation as required for procedure implementation or completion

  • Follow approved positioning techniques to minimize the patient’s discomfort during the procedure

  • Perform diagnostic imaging procedures with a proficiency level not to exceed 4.5% repeat ratio per procedure volume

  • Adjust to fluctuating workloads

  • Follow proper safety precautions:

  • Demonstrate proper use of protective equipment

  • Use proper body mechanics when assisting patients, moving equipment, etc

  • Follow infection control policies and procedures

  • Dispose of used products in the appropriate manner

  • Maintain current American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers and other appropriate licensure and certifications

  • Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge:

  • Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office

  • Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice

  • Maintain current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers and other appropriate certification

  • May be asked to serve as a preceptor to others. This will include but not be limited to:

  • Completion of 8-hour preceptor class

  • Orient and train new personnel or assist in re-orienting / re training existing personnel

  • Review appropriate checklist and monitor completion of specific areas

  • Help the orientee seek learning opportunities with a review of pertinent Policy and Procedure, observation skills, and checklist completion

  • Provide feedback to supervisor on areas completed and areas needing additional training

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration

  • Current CRT license and American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers

  • Second modality license required - i.e., mammography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound

  • 1 year experience in clinic or hospital environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • ARRT registry

About the hospital you will serve.

Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiology Technologist

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 265978

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