Tri-City Medical Center RADIOLOGY TECH in Oceanside, California
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.
Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.
A professional caregiver who performs diagnostic radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision; uses independent judgment to accomplish the efficient completion of prescribed radiologic procedures utilizing good patient care and proper radiation protection standard; processes images; assures correct images; accurate billing and file documentation; records information related to exams into department computer system. Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities. The Radiologic Technologist provides service in a manner consistent with TCMC’s mission and values.
Major Position Responsibilities:
The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.
Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
Performs radiographic examinations and assists with fluoroscopic examinations. Checks all x-rays to ensure quality standards concur with physician requirements.
Operates x-ray equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body as ordered by the physician.
Performs Image quality checks on exams to ensure diagnostic quality. Ensure accurate patient demographic when entering data into the RIS and PACS system.
Assists physician with medical examinations and dissemination of patient education materials.
Positions and instructs the patient for examination. Adjusts equipment, determines proper technique and exposure parameters for each radiograph.
Operates mobile x-ray equipment in operating room or patient exam rooms, as requested.
Cleans imaging equipment, which includes x-ray machines, procedure tables, portable x-ray machine, Cassettes, screens, and grids.
Ensures safety of self, co-workers and patients by strict adherence to departmental safety procedures. Checks and tests equipment in accordance with established safety protocols and Title 17 and other required State regulations.
Good customer service skills
Experienced in fluoroscopy, preferred
Experience in emergency and operating room, preferred.
Experience with portable radiography equipment preferred.
Experience with minor invasive procedures, preferred
CRT (California Registered Technologist) license, required.
ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists ) license, preferred.
California Fluoroscopy Permit ** New graduates or out-of-state applicants must take and pass the Fluoro Permit exam with the first 6 months of employment. Technologists who have not obtained the State Fluoroscopy Permit will not be allowed to perform fluoroscopy procedures.
Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider
Current ACLS certification, required within 1 year of hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider(Cath Lab only)
Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.
TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Req No: 2020-8979
Work Schedule: Variable Per diem all shifts, weekdays, weekends, on call , holiday rotatoin
External Company Name: Tri City Healthcare District
External Company URL: http://www.tricitymed.org/