Dignity Health CT/Xray Technologist Nights - Special Procedures Technologist-R in FOLSOM, California

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a physician staff of nearly 500, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. Additionally, Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and specialty orthopedic care. In 2016, Mercy Hospital of Folsom was one of 12 Dignity Health hospitals recognized by the The Joint Commission as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position requires at least 5 years combination of education and experience

  • Competency in general radiology in addition to one other modality: CT or Mammography.

  • Special skills required for this position include the following knowledge, skills and abilities: 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 operate and care 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.

  • Candidates must have RTT, RTTF and BLS from the American Heart Association.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ARRT registration preferred.

Qualifications

A combination of education and experience 5 years Competency in general radiology in addition to one other modality: CT or Mammography 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. ARRT registration Preferred.

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Job ID 2018-52683

Employment Type Full Time

Department Diagnostic Radiology

Hours / Pay Period 77

Facility Mercy Hospital Folsom

Shift Night

Location FOLSOM

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied Nights, Weekends Holidays; 1930-0700 hours