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.