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Radiologic Technologist

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Mountain Ranch
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:Sutter Amador Hospital has a rich history of providing care for residents and visitors of Amador County since 1876 and is the only hospital in Amador County serving a population over 40,000. Today, the 66-bed, acute care facility offers a full range of services including 24-hour emergency services with fast track, surgery, ob/gyn, diagnostic imaging, clinical laboratory, cardiology, gastroenterology, diabetes education and pediatrics. We will continue to be here for our community well into the future.

POSITION SUMMARY -The Radiology Technologist Provides imaging and patient care services at defined levels to patients. -Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols.
  • Implements radiation protection and safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.
  • Maintains mandated continuing education requirements.
  • May prepare and administer contrast media and/or medications within accepted scope of practice, and applicable state/federal regulations.
  • May prepare for and assists the physician in a variety of imaging and/or invasive procedures.
  • Operates a variety of complex stationary and mobile diagnostic equipment.
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical exposure parameters accurately.Qualifications:MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS - -Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:
    • Graduate from AMA certified school of radiologic technology.
    • Current ARRT Registration.
    • Current State of California Certification including Fluoroscopy (must be obtained within 6 months of hire).
    • Possess current CPR certification.
    • Thorough understanding of basic anatomy and broad-based knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy (CT setting) and physiology is required.
    • Responsible for ability to interpret physician's notes related to a disease process in order to optimize CT scanning or mammographic protocols.
    • Must be well versed in proper equipment usage and radiation safety.
    • Must be knowledgeable of technical factors that can alter the detail of CT scanning and general radiographic images. -Experience:
      • Less than five years experience as a Radiologic Technologist.
      • Certification in CT and/or Mammography preferred. -Skills:
        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations.
        • Must be able to move from mammography or CT setting to general radiology setting at supervisor's discretion if applicable to experience and education.
        • Requires experience with a variety of imaging equipment: Film processors, CR, Densitometry for QC, PCs with Windows, experience with General Electric equipment favorable.
        • PACS experience preferred.
        • Proficient in mammography QC program (MQSA) as well as applicable Imaging QC.Organization:Sutter Amador HospitalEmployee Status: RegularEmployee Referral Bonus: NoBenefits: YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptUnion: NoJob Shift: VariableShift Hours:8 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:Varied DaysWeekend Requirements: OtherSchedule: Part TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:48Applications Accepted:All Applications AcceptedSchedule/Shift: Part Time/ Variable

Keywords: Sutter Health, Stockton , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Mountain Ranch, California

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