Radiologic Technologist III
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Under general supervision, perform routine and highly specialized diagnostic and therapeutic interventional radiology procedures on patients following established parameters/protocols for use by physicians in diagnosis and treatment of pathologies. Assist in maintaining a smooth operational flow and maximum patient volume. The interventional technologist assumes many roles such as: Scrub in and assist the physician in the surgical procedure, circulate within the procedure room and procure all equipment needed for any given procedure. Position the patients properly, select radiation exposure parameters and image the patient. Maintain a high degree of accuracy and awareness of all radiation and patient safety issues involved with any invasive procedure. Demonstrate a thorough understanding and working knowledge of normal anatomy, abnormal anatomy and physiology, radiation safety, interventional supplies and equipment operation. Recognize and resolve equipment operations. Recognize and resolve equipment problems and discrepancies, anticipate patient needs and concerns and determine the appropriate care needed. Use professional judgment and critical thinking when performing procedures. Will be required to take standby.
This description is for recruitment posting purposes only. It has not received full HR review and approval.
- Comprehensive knowledge of radiology principles and practices including anatomy and physiology, radiation protection and physics, radiographic positioning, surgical and nursing procedures.
- Ability to operate all radiographic/fluoroscopic, interventional radiology and, associated surgical, and image processing equipment.
- Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients requirements relative to age-specific needs, and, provide the care needed as described in the unit and/or area department policies and procedures.
- Ability to use computer systems to manage patient information.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Consistently demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to customers, contracted providers, and vendors.
- Demonstrates an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients of the age group served.
- Identifies the impact of cultural diversity and lifestyle choices on patient condition and makes accommodations for such differences.
- Utilizes proper Body Mechanics.
- Documents clinical activities and required image information in a timely, comprehensive, and accurate manner.
- Observes all organizational, regional, medical service area and Diagnostic Imaging Department policies and procedures.
- Maintains standards of professional behavior established to enhance quality of service.
- Demonstrates effective communication skills.
- Demonstrates professional behavior in all interactions with patients and staff.
- Maintains equipment, supplies and work area in accordance with department guidelines.
- May perform other duties as required and assigned.
--- Minimum three (3) years of recent experience (within the last 12 months) as a Radiologic Technologist, including one (1) year of recent experience in Interventional Radiology (IR). May substitute one (1) year of IR experience with successful completion of the departments formal IR training program.
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Job Category: Imaging & Radiology
Keywords: Kaiser, Covina , Radiologic Technologist III, Other , Covina, California
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