Dignity Health X-Ray/CT in SACRAMENTO, California

Overview

Established in 1973,is a full-service community hospital committed to providing excellence in health care for residents living in Sacramento's southern suburbs, including Laguna, Elk Grove and Galt. For additional information about Methodist Hospital, please visit us at methodistsacramento.org. Methodist Hospital is part of Dignity Health- a 21-state network of 9,000 physicians, 59,000 employees and more than 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health and primary care clinics. In the Sacramento area, Dignity Health operates Mercy General Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Methodist Hospital, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Woodland Memorial Hospital and Mercy Medical Group (a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation). Dignity Health is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health care services with special attention to the poor and underserved.

Responsibilities

MethodistHospital , amember of Dignity Health, is currently looking for a Special Procedure Technologist toadd to their hospital staff.

The incumbent performs general radiographic procedures as well as more complex procedures according to written or transcribed verbal orders of a physician within the scope of his/her certification. Demonstrates competency in patient care for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Technologist can be required to participate in the department's call schedule to ensure coverage of weeknights, weekends and holidays.

Special Skills:

  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for Imaging including crosssectional relationships, medical terminology relating to Imaging procedures,principles of operation and care of x-ray machines and accessory equipment

  • Currently accepted diagnostic radiology and special procedures ttraining, radiation safety requirements and practices for the operator, patient and public, image processing systems, mechanical and electrical safety practices and requirements in the patient examination environment, preparation,use and hazards of diagnostic contrast materials.

  • Ability to minimize radiation exposure to patients, self andother persons, perform general and specialized Radiologic procedures which meet the department's standard of quality, recognize and respond to allergic reactions and other life threatening patient conditions which might arise during the examination process

  • Act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public

  • Effectively and empathetically deal with agitated, ill and distressed patients

  • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with physicians and other healthcare personnel, maintain confidentiality of patient records and information, coordinate several assignments and establish work priorities

  • Work effectively to adjust priorities as circumstances require

  • Organize work assignments, maintaining accurate and complete records, maintain a high degree of accuracy in procedural details and required documentation

  • Accurately operates and cares for Information System computersin the department, work independently on-call covering all normal clerical and technical functions, operate in and maintain a sterile environment.

Job Requirements:

  • Competency in general radiology in addition to one other modality; Angiography/Special Procedures, MRI and/or CT.

  • 5 years of experience of a combination of education and experience to provide thespecial skills listed

  • Current California licensure as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) registration in Radiography with a Fluoroscopic permit from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT).

  • Curren tBLS

Qualifications

Or a combination of education and experience to provide the special skills listed. 5 years Competency in general radiology in addition to one other modality: Angiography/Special Procedures, MRI and/or CT. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for Imaging including cross sectional relationships, medical terminology relating to Imaging procedures, principles of operation and care of x-ray machines and accessory equipment Currently accepted diagnostic radiology and special procedures training, radiation safety requirements and practices for the operator, patient and public, image processing systems, mechanical and electrical safety practices and requirements in the patient examination environment, preparation, use and hazards of diagnostic contrast materials. Ability to minimize radiation exposure to patients, self and other persons, perform general and specialized Radiologic procedures which meet the department's standard of quality, recognize and respond to allergic reactions and other life threatening patient conditions which might arise during the examination process Act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public Effectively and empathetically deal with agitated, ill and distressed patients Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with physicians and other healthcare personnel, maintain confidentiality of patient records and information, coordinate several assignments and establish work priorities Work effectively to adjust priorities as circumstances require Organize work assignments, maintaining accurate and complete records, maintain a high degree of accuracy in procedural details and required documentation Accurately operates and cares for Information System computers in the department, work independently on-call covering all normal clerical and technical functions, operate in and maintain a sterile environment. Current licensure as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)

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Job ID 2018-56387

Employment Type Part Time w/o Benefits

Department Radiology

Hours / Pay Period 16

Facility Methodist Hospital Sacramento

Shift Varied

Location SACRAMENTO

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied, Every other weekend

Work Schedule 8 Hour