Dignity Health RAD TECH EXTERN in BAKERSFIELD, California

Overview

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy 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 1910. Learn more at.

Responsibilities

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 both technical and clerical personnel. 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 Clerical duties. The Extern Radiology Technologist key role is to also shadow the Staff Radiology Technologist in preparation, orientation and transitioning into a Radiology Technologist. Does not make official exposure during any Imaging procedure.Board eligible for State and National Licensure. Board eligible for State and National Licensure. Recently received a certification of completion from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology. Eligible for the CRT and ARRT certificate. Recently received a certification of completion from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology. Eligible for the CRT and ARRT certificate. Must have successfully completed an accredited Radiologic Technology training program. Must have successfully completed an accredited Radiologic Technology training program. 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. CPR (AHA) , Board eligible for State and National Licensure.

Qualifications

Board eligible for State and National Licensure. Board eligible for State and National Licensure. Must have successfully completed a Radiologic Technology training program. Must have successfully completed a Radiologic Technology training program. 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. CPR (AHA) , Board eligible for State and National Licensure.

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Job ID 2018-52551

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Radiology

Hours / Pay Period .01

Facility Mercy Hospital- Bakersfield

Shift Varied

Location BAKERSFIELD

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Cover vacations, illness, etc. hours will vary