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Radiologic Technologist II - Per Diem

Chinese Hospital | San Francisco Bay Area

About This Role

Department

Radiology

Reports to

Radiology Manager

Type

Per Diem, Variable Shifts

Requisition #

12530

Perform radiological duties in compliance with radiology department and legal requirements. Help patients feel comfortable during the entire process.

  • Prepare patients for radiological procedures and take X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety.
  • Prepares room, equipment, medicine and materials as needed for patient care and exams. Includes barium preparation, contrast media and other medications as needed.
  • Prepares patient for radiology department procedures – explains procedures, patient transportation – including patient transfer from bed or exam table. Assists patients for proper positioning during and after procedures.
  • Follows prescribed techniques in administering general and specific x-rays. Adjusts equipment, determines proper voltage, current and desired exposure time.
  • Arranges immobilization and support devices to obtain proper position of patient for imaging.
  • Knowledge of proper use of lead shielding.
  • Protect patients, yourself and staff from radiation exposure by practicing sound procedures which meet or exceed recommended industry standards.
  • Observes patient and equipment during procedure and reports unusual occurrences and records patient’s condition.
  • Perform portable x-ray exams at patient bedside, ER and surgery.
  • Perform CARM procedures at patient bedside, ER and surgery
  • Cleans and disinfects x-ray exam room and equipment.
  • Develop and process digital radiolographs.
  • Obtain quality diagnostic radiographs as requested by Physician, PA, or NP.
  • Maintain a x-ray repeat rate of two percent or less.
  • Ensure that all equipment is in good working condition and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Report immediately any equipment malfunctions to Supervisor.
  • Log completed radiological procedures. Complete paperwork accurately and on time.
  • Identify and file reports as required.
  • Maintain x-ray room, stock necessary radiological supplies.
  • Daily check of crash cart and emergency trays in X-Ray rooms.
  • Demonstrates good working relationships at all levels.
  • Plans and utilizes work time efficiently.
  • Communication skills with co-workers, nursing staff and physicians.
  • Administer IV contrast when applicable.
  • Request, retrieve and track files to and from other departments or centers.
  • Makes suggestions to improve work methods.
  • Trains new employees.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Work assignments may include Weekday & Weekend (AM) Dayshift, (PM) Nightshift, (Graveyard) Evening Shift or On Call Duty per hospital needs.
  • Standby and On Call Duty might be required as part of the job duties for rotational basis.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a current X-Ray Technology certificate or license from an accredited diagnostic imaging program approved in California.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • A current certification or license in X-Ray Technology and Fluoroscopy from the state of California.
  • CA venipuncture certification required
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification required.
  • BCLS certification required

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Complies with Chinese Hospital Compliance Handbook including Code of Ethics and all statutes, regulations, guidelines applicable to federal and state programs. Responsibilities include, following the guidelines and reporting suspected violations of any statute, regulations, agreements or guidelines applicable to all healthcare programs.

Starting at $59.42 – $73.09 per hour. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.

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