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Radiology Technologist

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Torrance
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling for a Radiology Technologist (Per diem/Variable Shift) to work with Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with additional questions from our MODERN HIRE screening and interview system. Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience. We are seeking a Radiology Technologist who will perform a variety of radiographic procedures at a skilled technical level requiring the ability to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnosis. Performs related work as required. Is assigned to perform some special procedures, which require the use of complex equipment (i.e., CT, MRI, Ultrasound). Occasionally directs and supervises quality control in the department. In this position you will:

  • Perform and/or assists with radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures according to approved department procedure manual
  • Review exposed films for positioning, technique, identification and validates quality. Prepares films for interpretation by a radiologist in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate complete working knowledge of all radiographic equipment within the department (i.e., x-ray, surgical, portable equipment)
  • Demonstrate correct and adequate anatomic positioning skills and uses film markers properly
  • Adjust technical factors in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation
  • Provide radiation protection to patient, staff and self-according to prescribed safety standards
  • Process and develops x-ray film and returns cassettes to proper location
  • Assist in training and guidance of radiology students
  • Review patient questionnaire and request for physician notes and/or special instructions
  • Consult with Radiologist and patient if necessary to assure safety and appropriateness
  • Verify patient identification by verbal communication, ID band, etc.
  • Recognize emergency situations, initiates code and administers aid as needed
  • Assist with ordering and stocking of supplies and equipment
  • Keep room/work area neat, orderly, and prepared with supplies necessary to complete exams
  • Willingly performs other related duties outside immediate work area as assigned or required (i.e., filing, transport, clerical)
  • DOCUMENTATION/INFORMATION MANAGEMENT:
  • Record pertinent patient information and completes all paperwork as required and assists in maintaining files. Sort's patient files and reports timely, accurate and concise per department policies
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of hospital information system, computer-based systems, and Meditech
  • Demonstrate awareness of legal issues and compliance in respect to patient care
  • Maintain complete confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information
  • Secure and handle patient records maintaining patient confidentiality with respect to patient and family rights
  • LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISION:
  • Lead by example in demonstrated work ethic.
  • Attendance: Report to work each regularly scheduled workday. Accurately records all work time including meal periods
  • Punctuality: Ready for work at precise starting time and continues working until scheduled departure time. Returns on time from all meal periods
  • Appearance: Projects a professional image, follows the hospital dress code policy and/or department requirements. Wears hospital name badge at all times on duty
  • General Work Habits: Readily accepts work assignments in a positive manner. Performs work that is accurate, neat and consistent. Documentation is legible
  • Assist and provide orientation/training of new employees and students Required qualifications for this position includes:
    • Associate's Degree in Radiological Technology -or- equivalent in approved A.M.A. program
    • Valid California State Certification License in unlimited diagnostic radiology and fluoroscopy services
    • New Graduates with valid CRT must obtain Fluoroscopy License within 90 days of hire
    • American Heart Association - Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) Certification
    • Valid American Registry of Radiologic Technologist License
    • Demonstrate working knowledge of hospital information system, computer-based systems, and Meditech About the hospital you will serve Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women's and Children's Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P348649 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Diagnostic Imaging Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Per-Diem Shift: Variable Career Track: Clinical Professional Department: 7014 LCMT RADIOLOGY Address: CA Torrance 4101 Torrance Blvd Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Torrance , Radiology Technologist, Healthcare , Torrance, California

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