Kaiser Permanente Radiologic Technologist Lead - Grade 881 in San Rafael, California
Under the direction of the Imaging Services Director and Chief of Diagnostic Imaging, performs radiographic diagnostic imaging procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis of disease and injuries. Operates the radiographic equipment to produce radiographic recorded images of the body. Performs technological functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient care utilizing efficient and safe processes.
Essential Functions: - Performs specialized & routine diagnostic radiology procedures - Exhibiting a high degree of tact, courtesy, & poise, explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties & obtain patient cooperation - Prepares & positions patient for diagnostic imaging procedures - Adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician - Determines exposure factors based on height, weight, portion of body involved, & degree on penetration required - Moves imaging equipment into specified position - Adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors & produce images of proper detail, density, & accuracy - Operates mobile radiologic equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside - Assists radiologists & other qualified physicians who have a valid CA DHS RHB Supervisor Operator Permit for Fluoroscopy in fluoroscopic & special x-ray examinations - Prepares images for reading by radiologist or requesting physician - Processes images & reviews for proper identification & quality control - Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, & makes minor repairs on radiologic equipment, arranging for repairs as needed - Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient & staff - Completes forms & maintains records, logs, & reports of work performed - Orients new hires & trains students - Fills in as necessary in the absence of the Supervising Radiology Technologist - Performs other related duties as necessary - This job has no supervisory responsibilities
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Five (5) yrs of experience. Education - High School Diploma/GED License, Certification, Registration - California Certified Radiologic Technologist License (CRT). -CaliforniaState Fluoroscopy Permit. - BLS certification is required. - California Venipuncture Certificate. (2) (See additional information below.) - ACLS when required for the position. - CA Mammography Certificate, when required for the position
Additional Requirements: - Specialty Leads must have specialty ARRTAND one(1) yearof experience in that specialty. (1) (See additional information below.) - (1) Rad Tech VI (Lead): Specialty Leads must have Specialty ARRT & meet all Specialty requirements. Existing Lead Rad Techs who do not have ARRT certification will be grandfathered to this level in General Diagnostic Radiology & Specialties. - (2) Rad Techs without venipuncture certification, working in a Modality where venipuncture is NOT performed: Rad Techs working on or before Oct 2005 at KP WITHOUT aCalifornia venipuncture certification in a Modality where it is NOT performed as part of their work assignment will not be required to obtain it. For promotions, transfers or training in a Specialty that requires venipuncture, the Tech must obtain CA venipuncture certification on or before the date of application. The employer will provide the Tech with education opportunities in order to pass the CA permit test at the Tech's request. - Ability to perform all general diagnosticand routine fluoroscopic duties on patients of all ages as determined by the employer. Ability to readand comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence,and memos. - Ability to write simple correspondence. - Ability to effectively present info in one-on-oneand small group situations to customers, clients,and other employees of the organization. - Must be willing to work in a LMP environment. - Also refer to Position Specs outlined in the approp collective bargaining agreement.
Preferred Qualifications: - N/A.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Radiologic Technologist Lead - Grade 881LOCATION San Rafael, CAREQNUMBER 609974
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.