Oct 27, 2020

Radiological Technologist

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

ResponsibilitiesUnder direct supervision of the General Diagnostic Inpatient Manager and Medical Director, radiologic technologist will produce diagnostic images utilizing a variety of radiographic equipment. Duties include patient education prior to the examination; preparation of needed supplies and equipment set up; assist in performing sterile technique procedures as required; follow established quality assurance procedures; maintain patient dignity and confidentiality; assist Radiologist as needed; perform related duties as requested.  Radiologic technologists are expected to possess the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of duties assigned to the position; graduate of a Radiologic Technology Training Program approved by the American Medical Association or equivalent training, maintaining current CRT, CRT – Fluoro and ARRT licensure. Qualifications* Ability to accept and carry out oral and written instructions accurately. * Skill in performing all daily tasks independently, while working as part of a team, within a demanding environment. * Ability to promote team ownership of a project and avoid personal control. * Ability to prioritize work, handling multiple tasks to completion, within the time allotted. * Excellent interpersonal skills effectively and diplomatically with patients, visitors, hospital staff, physicians, and other outside offices both in person and over the phone. * Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds. * Skill in speaking clearly and distinctly in English, using appropriate vocabulary and grammar. * Skill in reading documents written in standard English, including (but not limited to) requisitions, medical, documents, and policy and procedure manuals technical and operator equipment manual. * Knowledge of medical terminology, with ability to distinguish between- types of procedures within the assigned department(s) and medical diagnoses. * Telephone manners and skills to handle heavy telephone lines with courtesy and tact. * Excellent skill in performing under the stress of frequent interruptions and/or distractions. * Ability to respond efficiently to expressed needs of referring services, physicians and patients. * Ability to be courteous, professional and diplomatic in any given situation, particularly with patients who are anxious and agitated. * Ability to be flexible with working hours given adequate notice. * Demonstrate consistent professional appearance. * Skill in employing independent decision making while performing various job functions. * Ability to respond appropriately to emergency situations. * Understand the requirements of the EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act). * Ability to identify and recognize contraindications for exams.(Radiology Only) * Ability to adapt to advancement and changing technology. * Ability to show attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness. * Ability to establish and maintain a cooperative working relationships with all levels of staff. * Basic typing skills to input various data into RIS and HIS Information systems. * Demonstrate knowledge of clinical billing (IDX codes) to ensure appropriate accounting and reimbursement of services rendered. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 77340175.jpg