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Radiology Technologist

Company: Marin General Hospital
Location: Greenbrae
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT MARINHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER:

Come and be a part of our healing team at the award-winning MarinHealth Medical Center. We are Marin County's only full-service acute care hospital and a vital resource for a wide range of essential healthcare services. Our mission - and our pride - is to serve our community with the healing care they want and deserve. We attract the finest physicians and employees who appreciate having the best of both worlds: high quality care on par with an academic medical center combined with the personalized, caring touch of an independent hospital.

WHAT WE OFFER

MarinHealth Medical Center offers a generous suite of employee benefits, which includes a comprehensive and rich health benefits program (medical, dental, vision and prescription plans). Our robust Wellness @ Work program (e.g. onsite health & fitness classes, discounts, etc) also promotes a healthier lifestyle for employees and to support you on your Healthy Healer journey. Other benefits include, but are not limited to, a 403(b) contribution plan and company-funded retirement plan, life insurance, vacation, holiday and sick leave, which you will start accruing immediately. Our benefits are highly competitive and considered to be one of the best in the Bay Area! Find your healing place at MarinHealth Medical Center

External hires must pass a background check and medical screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classifications protected by federal, state & local laws.

JOB SUMMARY:

This is an entry-level position for a Radiological Technologist with no acute care facility employment experience. The Radiological Technologist I provides general radiology examinations to patients under the supervision of a more experienced technologist and the Chief of Radiology. The Radiological Technologist I is distinguished from the Radiological Technologist II, in that the latter has a minimum of two-years acute care hospital employment experience. The Radiological Technologist I typically is certified in one modality, such as Radiography only.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION

  • Formal Training in an accredited Radiological program
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent preferred

EXPERIENCE

None required as a paid Radiological Technologist. Clinical Student internship experience as part of accredited training program is required (see education). Typically, the student intern must accrue 2400 hours before State of California certification.

PREREQUISITE SKILLS

  • Technical ability to perform all diagnostic radiography examinations as outlined in the MGH Diagnostic Imaging Services department policy and procedure manual
  • Ability to interact with general public, clients, staff and referring physicians with diplomacy, tact and goodwill
  • Able to communicate effectively with patients who are under stress
  • Ability to participate in department team quality improvement activities

LICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • Required possession of valid California Certified Radiological Technologist Certificate (CRT).
  • Required possession of Fluoroscopy Certificate
  • Possession of membership in good standing with American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT)
  • Required Possession of valid Basic Life Saving Certificate with American Heart Association.

PRIMARY CUSTOMER SERVED (Age Specific Criteria):

(X) Adolescents 12 up to 18 years

(X) Toddlers 1 up to 3 years

(X) Early Adults 18 up to 45 years

(X) Preschool Children 3 up to 6 years

(X) Middle Adults 45 up to 61 years

(X) School Age Children 6 up to 12 years

(X) Late Adults 61 up to 80 years

(X) Late, Late Adults 80 years and up

Employees in this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or service based on the physical, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned service area.

PATIENT PRIVACY (HIPAA Compliance):

Employees in this position have access to protected health information. The protected health information a person in this position can access includes demographics, date of service, insurance/billing, medical record summary information, and all other information that may be contained in patient records. This position requires patient health information to perform the functions outlined as part of this position description.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESSENTIAL (not modifiable)

  • Competently performs all diagnostic imaging examinations as outlined in the department policy and procedure manual
  • Accurately correlates patient clinical history with the Radiology exam to be performed
  • Competently uses universal precautions when working with patients in isolation status and in sterile surgery
  • Competently assists with department clerical functions
  • Attends and participates in department meetings monthly, must attend 10 of 12 meetings
  • Keeps current with changes in policy and procedure
  • May require work shift rotation in order to participate in training
  • Ability to accurately troubleshoot radiology equipment in order to knowledgeably communicate need for repair to service personnel
  • Uses effective critical thinking skills in order to implement alternative methods when problems arise so that satisfactory solutions are achieved
  • Knowledgeable about equipment down time procedures for Radiology Information System, Computer Radiology System (CR) and PACS
  • Accurately prioritizes work assignments
  • Effectively schedules work load for maximum productivity
  • Effectively responds to emergency situations. Able to integrate emergency work into regularly scheduled responsibilities
  • Develops and maintains effective work relationships with management, staff; patients, and physicians
  • Accurately uses hospital information system to process patient information
  • Accurately uses Radiology Information system, CR and PACS in order to process patient information
  • Keeps current with changes, revisions, and continuing education in Radiology Information System
  • Maintains all clinical competencies
  • Attends continuing education in order to maintain certification, licensure, and accreditation
  • Constantly promotes a positive and professional image in the hospital
  • Performs special projects at the request of Radiological Technologist IV or Director

SECONDARY (modifiable)

  • Responsible for the safety, mental and physical comfort of the patient while performing radiological examinations
  • Other duties as assigned

Keywords: Marin General Hospital, San Francisco , Radiology Technologist, Other , Greenbrae, California

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