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Radiologic Technologist II - Diagnostic Imaging (Per Diem, Varied Shift)

at Sutter Health

Posted: 6/8/2018
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: SRMC-1810614

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Radiologic Technologist provides imaging and patient care services at defined levels to patients.
 

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols.
  • Implements radiation protection and safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.
  • Maintains mandated continuing education requirements.
  • May be required to train / precept students and new techs.
  • Operates a variety of complex stationary and mobile diagnostic equipment.
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical exposure parameters accurately.
  • Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within accepted scope of practice, and applicable state/federal regulations.
  • Prepares for and assists the physician in a variety of imaging and/or invasive procedures.


Qualifications

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
  • ARRT Registered Technologist, {RT(R)} in good standing, or eligible to take the ARRT Radiography registration examination.
  • Valid CPR Basic Life Support (BLS) certifcation for Healthcare Provider. 
  • State Licensure (CRT) is required.
  • Fluoroscopy license as required by state regulations (to be obtained within 6 months of hire). 
  • Graduate of a JRCERT accredited educational program in radiography.
 
Experience:
  • Previous experience as a Registered Radiologic Technologist is desirable.
  • Prior work experience in an acute care facility is preferable.

 
Knowledge: 
  • Must be knowledgeable of technical factors and radiographic views.
  • Understands radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.
  • Able to recognize potential abnormalities and prioritize accordingly.
 
Skills:
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision. 
  • Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations.