Chinese Hospital is a mandatory vaccination employer for COVID-19 and its variants. The Hospital requires that its employees be fully vaccinated as of their start date. If you require a medical or religious accommodation we will engage in the interactive process with you. Proof of vaccination will be required prior to start. If we make you an offer and you are not yet vaccinated, we will accommodate a delay in start date. The Hospital may also mandate that its employees receive vaccine boosters, and all accommodation laws will be followed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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 radiographs.
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.
Perform (QC/QA) Quality Control/Quality Assurance testing on radiology, fluoroscopic, C-Arm, CT, MRI, Dexa (bone density) or mammography equipment per regulatory requirements & guidelines.
Report immediately any equipment malfunctions to Supervisor.
Log completed radiological procedures. Complete paperwork accurately and on time.
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.
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.
A current certification or license in X-Ray Technology and Fluoroscopy from the state of California. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification required.
BCLS certification required.
Ability to work flexible days/shfits.
Strong work ethic and excellent patient care is priority