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Radiology Tech II

Facility Paradise Valley Hospital
Location
US-CA-National City
ID
2021-80398
Category
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Variable

Overview

Performs Diagnostic Radiographic Procedures according to department protocols, HFAP/TJC/local regulatory/CMS, State and Federal Regulations. Functions as the first line interface with customers and is successful in the accomplishment of their imaging needs. Participates in PI/QC activities. Responsible for processing and transmission of images to PACS.

Responsibilities

  • Positions patients and sets technical factors for all diagnostic procedures. Sets high personal standards for film and image quality.
  • Completes all ordered exams as per department protocol- documents why exam is not completed per protocol; follows department exam protocols.
  • Modifies patient protocols relative to the patient physical and cognitive abilities. Discuss these issues with the Radiologist and properly document patient information.
  • Ensures all exams are accurately labeled with patient ID, date, technologist ID and time of exam.
  • Covers patients during transportation and while performing procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with HFAP/TJC/local regulatory/CMS, State and Federal regulations.
  • Maintains medical and surgical aseptic procedures: Practices good Infection Control Techniques, can fully explain universal pre-caution principle.
  • Able to assess pain interfering with imaging procedure- makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • All QC is done at required intervals and appropriately logged- Service calls are placed if QC is out of controls.
  • Consistently maintains neat & clean workplace appropriate to hospital standards.
  • Work pace is consistent with the department standards. Able to assist Radiologist with therapeutic procedures by having all supplies and techniques ready.
  • Sets technical factors accurately to minimize patient dose.
  • Utilizes Radiations Safety Techniques while performing radiographic procedures and properly shields patients when appropriate.
  • Follows all radiation safety standards for patients, employees & family members. Consistently determines pregnancy status of women of child bearing age, before performing exam.
  • Wears radiation badge as per protocol. Uses personal protective equipment appropriately and regularly.
  • Informs and educates patients and families regarding procedure to be performed.
  • Ascertains patient understanding of process and informed consent. Ensures consent is signed prior to examination.
  • Checks patients’ identification before exams by at least two methods.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

1. Must have Current CRT issued by CDPH

2. Must obtain fluoroscopy permit by CDPH within 6 months of hire

3. Must obtain venipuncture certificate within 3 months of hire

4. ARRT-R is required

5. Must be familiar with State and Federal regulations

6. Current BCLS (AHA)

7. Graduate of a program accredited by JRCERT or ABHES

8. At least one year of experience as a Radiology Technologist preferred

9. Proficient computer skills



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