Aug 02, 2021

Radiologic Technologist - Prompt Care

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Napa, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for a Radiologic Technologist for the Prompt Care Department at Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Location: Napa, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly hours

Shift: 10 hour, Days

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Supv, Advanced Practice Clinicians, and with latitude for independent judgment, performs all the professional duties involved in applying ionizing radiation for radiographic diagnosis at the technical level. Acts in compliance with Federal, State, and Joint Commission standards. Produces and evaluates images and related data to be used by physicians to render medical diagnosis. Performs related clerical tasks and assumes responsibility for coordinating exams performed.

Ages of Patients Served: Infant/Toddler (0-3), Children (4-12), Adolescent (13-20), Adult (21-64), Geriatric (65+)

Employee must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate with and provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Age-specific needs that the employee is required to know and understand will be reviewed and evaluated during job specific/department specific orientations and ongoing thereafter.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes patient’s general body type, physical condition, and suspected pathology to set technical factors and adjust specialized radiographic equipment to apply ionizing radiation for the production of prescribed radiographs and fluoroscopy.
  • Practices radiation safety techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff. Adheres to medical center patient safety policies. Identifies patient by checking arm band, verifies written orders, uses proper image identification and marks images correctly.
  • Reviews physician orders and records all pertinent information. Evaluated image quality and necessary documentation.
  • Performs routine quality control, troubleshoots malfunctions, and arranges for equipment service as necessary.
  • Participates in departmental quality assurance.
  • Provides appropriate education for patient, families, and other healthcare providers.
  • Anticipates patient and physician procedural needs.
  • Has access to and administers and/or handles medications according to this position’s license or certification standards and medical center policy.
  • Performs Prompt Care functions of rooming patients, conducts vital signs assessments, point of care testing, registers patients, orders supplies, and enters Prompt Care charges. Covers front and back office meal breaks when not conducting radiographic procedures.

Skills:

  • Ability to exercise critical thinking skills in an environment which includes, varying, unpredictable, and crisis situations.
  • Ability to communicate professionally - excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to evaluate a situation from many perspectives and consider various alternatives and act in a manner consistent with Medical Center and departmental policies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare providers.
  • Organizational skills and ability to set priorities.
  • Teamwork and flexibility skills.
  • Computer skills.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education : Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current California license for Radiologic Technology (CRT-R).
  • Current Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiology - ARRT(R).
  • Current BLS certification

For 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley. Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is founded on four core values: Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity. These central principles inspire us to reach out to those in need and to help heal the whole person-mind, body and spirit.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center combines the region's most qualified physicians and staff with the most advanced technology available. Because we have such high standards of care, our programs have been recognized regionally and nationally for their demonstrated success of outcome and care which is par with university hospitals.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Queen of the Valley Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Category: Radiology Technologist

Req ID: R335045