Radiologic Technologist (47696)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Hours in Shift: 8
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 47696

Job Description

Welcome to the revolutionary new Stanford Hospital, opening in Fall 2019. Stanford Health Care (SHC) is no ordinary health system, and our new building is no ordinary hospital. You will be working in one of health care's best equipped, most innovative facilities, with the tools to deliver superb patient care. Five beautiful gardens, walking trails, a meditation room and abundant natural light make this the ideal environment for working and healing. You'll also be joining a renowned academic medical center that's part of Stanford Medicine and the Stanford University family. By combining clinical care, research and teaching, we're working together to harness the resources of one of the world's leading universities with groundbreaking programs—to create breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment. Take this opportunity to work at the peak of your profession.


Under general supervision, performs various simple to complex radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures. Perform a variety of technical tasks involved in operating radiographic equipment and making radiographs of designated portions of the body. Duties include transferal of images, archiving and performing of appropriate imaging protocols which meet the department's standards of quality. Works as an independent technologist and in a variety of diagnostic areas with knowledge of emergency and after hours procedures. May supervise technical and ancillary personnel in assigned work areas/shift in the absence of Lead Technologist and/or Supervisor.


1) Acts as Lead or Supervisor in their absence by directing patient flow, assuring that resources are matched to the appropriate tasks, trouble shoot equipment difficulties and place service calls for repairs.
2) Assists the radiologist during procedures when needed
3) Follows established radiation safety guidelines 'ALARA' (as low as reasonably acceptable) in reference to time, distance and shielding
4) Operates a variety of imaging and fluoroscopic equipment in performing a variety of imaging examinations
5) Utilizes proper body mechanics to ensure patient safety upon moving and/or transferring patients
6) Participates in orientation and training of assigned staff, students and residents
7) Prepares patient for exam, i.e. identifying oneself, explaining procedures, confirming patient ID and checking correctness of the order
8) Prepares room and equipment. Troubleshoots equipment failures and reports problems to the appropriate individual


Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Qualifications

Education
· Graduate of Accredited School of Radiography
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Experience
· One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certifications
· California State Fluoroscopic Permit (RTF)
· Certified by the State of California Department of Health Services in Diagnostic Radiology (CRT)
· American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Diagnostic Radiology ARRT (R) certification (This is a requirement for technologists hired after May 1, 2017)
· Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
· Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation
· Ability to follow written and oral instructions
· Ability to perform complex diagnostic imaging procedures
· Ability to perform general and specialized radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures which meet the departments standard of quality
· Ability to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines
· Ability to troubleshoot, document and communicate equipment problems
· Ability to work effectively as a team player
· Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and congenital/acquired pathology
· Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
· Knowledge of Imaging processes and fluoroscopic techniques, methods and equipment
· Knowledge of methods of positioning patients
· Knowledge of principles of image processing and development applicable to diagnostic imaging
· Knowledge of radiation production, positioning and radiation safety
· Very good critical thinking skills, having the ability to problem solve, identify issues and work toward resolution.
· Practices CI-CARE at all times



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