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SENIOR RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST

Company: Dignity Health Med Grp Image
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Dignity Health Medical Foundation established in 1993 is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California Arizona and Nevada. Today Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service. -Mercy Imaging Centers a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation provides cutting-edge diagnostic imaging services at 16 locations in the greater Sacramento and Woodland areas. - Our team of 160 staff members work with our specialty trained and board certified radiologists to provide high quality care to our patients. - The locations perform more than 175000 exams annually with the goal of providing top quality imaging compassionate care and timely service with a smile.
Responsibilities
Position Summary: -Key responsibilities of the position: Under the direction of the Medical Director, performs imaging procedures in various imaging modalities in accordance with department protocols following ALARA and established Radiation Safety practices. Performs all appropriate imaging procedures according to department protocol. Assist radiologist during procedures. Mammo tech needs Digital Mammo knowledge. Retrieve patient information from the computer systems. Send to and retrieve exams from PACS. Process films and maintains darkroom in serviceable condition. Identify maintenance, mechanical, electrical, and safety problems to immediate supervisor. Troubleshoot equipment problems and assist with their resolution. Use proper telephone etiquette. Provide training and support for the Yuba College Radiation students.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have a combination of education, experience, and interpersonal skills which will provide the following skills and abilities: anatomy and physiology for medical imaging including cross-sectional relationships; medical terminology relating to medical imaging; principles of operation and care of x-ray machines and accessory equipment; currently accepted diagnostic Radiologic procedures; radiation safety requirements for the operator, patient, and public; film processing systems; mechanical and electrical safety practices and requirements in the patient examination environment; use and hazards of diagnostic contrast materials
  • Required: Must have a current Radiologic Technology license from the State of California (CRT) and current BLS through the American Heart Association
  • Mammography technologists must possess CRT in Mammography
  • Ability to perform general and specialized imaging procedures in at least three of the following modalities; 1. Diagnostic Radiology 2. Ultrasound 3. CT 4. MRI 5. Noninvasive Vascular Procedures 6. Angiography/Special Procedures 7. Mammography 8. Clinical Instructor 9. DEXA and/or other modalities and tasks as determined by the Manager of Imaging Services
  • Treat patients, visitors, and staff with courtesy and tact; maintain confidentiality of patient records and information; work effectively under stress and adjust priorities as circumstances require; organize work assignments, maintain accurate and complete records; maintain a high degree of accuracy in procedural detail record keeping; work independently on-call completing all required clerical and technical functions
  • Willing to work in any of the Imaging Services modalities and/or locations where appropriately qualified -Preferred Qualifications:
    • A California fluoroscopy permit is preferred
    • ARRT certification preferred
    • Experience performing CT or other modality is preferred - -#missioncritical -#LI-DH

Keywords: Dignity Health Med Grp Image, Sacramento , SENIOR RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST, Other , Sacramento, California

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