Dignity Health Rad Tech Extern in BAKERSFIELD, California


Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is a 426 bed acute care medical center offering a full range of services including the Sarvanand Heart and Brain Center, Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital, expanded maternity and family care, the Lauren Small Children’s Center, orthopedic services, wound care center, 24-hour emergency care and general/outpatient surgery. Memorial Hospital is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1956. Learn more by visiting.


Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Diagnostic Radiology Director, Diagnostic Imaging Supervisor and fellow Technologist the Rad Tech Extern performs a variety of duties that assist Radiology Technologist. Transports patients to and from the emergency room/floor as necessary. Assist technologist with patient set up and Meditech functions. Produces images and makes copies as needed. Able to perform all Radiology Technologist duties. The Extern Radiology Technologist key role is to also shadow the Staff Radiology Technologist in preparation, orientation and transitioning into a full time Radiology Technologist Able to perform all non-Fluoroscopic procedures. May only shadow Diagnostic Radiology Technologist during Fluoroscopy procedures. Rad Tech Extern has 9 months to obtain California State License.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BLS-must be AHA required

  • Board eligible for State and National Licensure.

  • High School graduate or GED.

  • Recently received a certification of completion from a school of Radiologic Technology program, obtained no more than 1 year prior to date of hire. Eligible for the CRT and ARRT certificate.

  • Must have successfully completed an accredited Radiologic Technology training program.

Special Skills:

  • Language Skills: Ability to read an interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the hospital.

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and how to draw and interpret a bar graph.

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

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Job ID 2018-55823

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Diagnostic Radiology

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Shift Varied


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied