Radiology Technologist II
Pacific Medical Centers
 Mission Hills, CA

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

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.