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Diagnostic Imagining Technologist-Radiology III-PD

Company: Kaiser
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Under general supervision, operates radiographic equipment, including whole body CT scanners and radiographic equipment; develops x-ray images; maintains adequate records; assists physician in fluoroscopic examinations; operates portable x-ray equipment, and follows standard radiation and safety procedures.

Essential Functions:
- Explain test procedures and purpose.
- Demonstrate equipment for patient.
- Assist physician during minor surgical procedures, and in developing new techniques and procedures.
- Assist in obtaining tissue specimens.
- Assist provider in patient examinations and procedures.
- Follow standard infection control procedures.
- Lift patients.
- Modify treatment techniques which do not require change in physician orders.
- Monitor and evaluate test readings during procedures.
- Observe, monitor, and evaluate patient condition during and after procedures.
- Prepare and position patients for diagnostic imaging tests.
- Respond to emergencies (i.e., stat pages, Code Blue) and stat requests.
- Shave and apply antiseptic solutions to patient skin areas.
- Transport patients to/from procedure area.
- Assist physician with fluoroscopic examinations.
- Assist in cardiovascular procedures.
- Develop digital or film images and makes prints if applicable.
- Load and unload imaging film in radiology equipment.
- Mix and administer barium to patients.
- Perform whole body CT scans and take radiographs.
- Assist physician with inpatient and outpatient pacemaker procedures.
- Perform radiation safety monitoring.
- Clean darkroom, procedures room, and work area.
- Records patient Information.
- Review patient charts to evaluate patients and identify significant conditions.
- Compile data for Quality Assurance.
- Complete diagnostic examination requisitions, forms, and records for pre-op work.
- Check emergency equipment.
- Restock supplies in examination rooms.
- Select and set out appropriate tubing and sterile supplies.
- Set up instruments and surgical trays. Operate radiographic, fluoroscopic, and portable x-ray equipment.
- Arrange for repair of imaging equipment.
- Inspect equipment and instruments for damage.
- Maintain equipment in good working order.
- Fill requests for equipment and supplies.
- Maintain and order supplies.
- Dispose of expendable medical supplies, and of used syringes and contaminated materials properly.
- Inventory equipment and supplies.
- Maintain solutions, chemicals, and automatic equipment.
- Replenish supplies and equipment.
- Maintain patient information material.
- Attend conferences, meetings and in-service training programs.
- Serve as resource person to co-workers by answering procedural questions and assisting in problem solving.
- Conduct in service training.
- Maintain current licensure/certifications, and proficiency in clinical skills.
- Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.
Pay Grade: 26

Basic Qualifications:

--- Must have three (3) years of recent Radiologic technology experience, including one (1) year of recent experience in whole body computerized tomography (CT). The one (1) year of CT experience requirement may be substituted with successful completion of the department's formal CT training program.

--- Possesses and maintains current California (CRT) and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification.

--- Fluoroscopy Certification required.

--- Certificate in Venipuncture.

--- American Heart Association approved BLS Certification.

--- Technical skills and knowledge required may vary by location and area.

--- Operates radiographic and/or fluoroscopic equipment as well as film or digital processing equipment.

Notes:

  • This is a variable position, start times may vary within the specific shift.
  • Will Work Occasional Weekends.
  • Might be asked to work in other south county location.
    Job Schedule:
    Job Category: Imaging & Radiology

Keywords: Kaiser, Lake Forest , Diagnostic Imagining Technologist-Radiology III-PD, Healthcare , Lake Forest, California

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