Rad Tech II Relief (49624)

  • Job Type: Relief
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: .001/0
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Hours in Shift: 12
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 49624

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, the Relief Rad Tech II 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.

Job Duties

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


Minimum Qualifications

Education
· Graduate of Accredited School of Radiography

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)

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