Jul 22, 2021

Radio Technologist - Val Mesa Rad Imaging

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

Job Description

We are looking for a Radiology Technologist for the Val Mesa Rad Imaging Department at St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly hours

Shift: 8 hour, Days

Job Summary:

The Radiology Technologist works under general supervision to assist the Radiologist in performing diagnostic procedures for patients and works effectively with patients and other clinic personnel. The Radiology Technologist will be responsible for compliance of State and Federal regulations. The x-ray technologist III shall routinely assume responsible for three x-ray modalities and/or two x-ray modalities and Mammography regulatory responsibilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform diagnostic procedures within licensure; achieving a high level of film quality in a minimal amount of time using correct anatomical markers and imprints names on film.
  • Performs and documents daily film processor quality assurance monitoring (i.e., temperature, densitometry, sensitometry).
  • Verifies patient identification, confirms written order prior to exam and explains procedure to patient.
  • Gathers pertinent previous studies, films, and patient documentation to submit to Radiologist for interpretation.
  • Performs visual inspection of image for exposure factors (contrast, density, etc.) to ensure technical quality of radiograph.
  • Responsibility for cleaning and disinfecting room and equipment after each procedure.
  • Monitors radiographic equipment functioning and cleanliness (i.e. film cassettes, dark room and exam room.) Performs routine maintenance and reports malfunctions to supervisor/manager.
  • Assist patients with dressing when appropriate.
  • Assume responsibility for all work that is done in the dark room (i.e. pulling “stat” jackets, cleaning cassettes, changing date stickers, loading and reloading cassettes).
  • Assist other technologists whenever necessary.

Skills :

  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology to sufficiently perform and assist Radiologists in diagnosing all patients.
  • Consistently demonstrates technical proficiency in producing x-rays with the ability to recognize anatomical structures.
  • Consistently demonstrates competence in performing radiology exams according to age-appropriate protocols.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with patients, medical staff and public.
  • Ability to apply written guidelines as standardized work practices.
  • Ability to identify problems and communicate clearly.
  • Preferred: Documentation of current CEU’s in Mammography.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • H.S. Diploma or GED or formal training
  • Graduation from a certified Radiologic Technology Program.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • C.R.T. licensure
  • Current CPR licensure
  • Mammography licensure

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Licenses/Certifications:

  • ARRT licensure
  • Fluoro licensure

Mission Heritage Medical Group is one of California's most respected medical groups. With over 3,000 employees and 75 locations throughout California, including, Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County, Mission Heritage Medical Group has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, customer service and information technology. This kind of success is the result of team work, a commitment to excellence and a strong adherence to the organization's mission, vision and values. Mission Heritage Medical Group 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, Mission Heritage Medical Group 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.

Company: Heritage Healthcare

Category: Radiology Technologist

Req ID: R332650