Providence Radiology Technologist in Burbank, California
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Providence is calling a Radiology Technologist (Per-Diem/Variable Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
We are seeking a Radiology Technologist who will perform various diagnostic radiographic procedures according to accepted department protocols and hospital policy and procedure.
In this position you will:
Follow Universal Protocol at all times to ensure correct patient, correct procedure, and correct side.
Maintain established department policies, procedures, improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Perform radiographic procedures; obtains patient history, prepares patient for the exam, explains exam, and ensures patient cooperation and safety during the procedure.
Prepare written documentation as required by the department, such as consents, evaluation results, progress and other reports, stat readings, and checks.
Check patient chart or prescription for correctness of orders, checks with radiologist or nurse as needed for quality patient care.
Recognize adverse reactions and contraindications, and acts accordingly.
Exam completion duties: Signs off on requisitions/orders, Performs ITS functions such as such completing and billing of exams, periodic tracking of requests and sending digital images to PACS and following up on STAT procedures.
Select and operates appropriate equipment.
Check equipment, supplies, and accessories on a regular basis, maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work areas.
Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings, and workshops.
Attend meetings as required.
The following job accountabilities may be reassigned:
Operate mammography, stereotactic, and ultrasound equipment. Sets up patient and records quality assurance data. Performs quality assurance testing and maintains records.
Assist medical staff during special procedures.
Act as patient educator prior to catheterization to explain procedure and answers questions; explains steps during the procedure, maintains records of examination data and other pertinent information on patients.
Transport patients to radiographic room; prepares and maintains rooms.
Train other technologists in day to day procedures.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Education sufficient for certification.
BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association. NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration date.
Current CRT with fluoro certification preceded by the prefix RHF required.
Must be knowledgeable of CR (Computerized Radiography), PACS (Picture Archival and Communication System) & RIS/HIS (Radiology & Hospital Information System).
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years. Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Radiology Technologist
Req ID: 289822