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Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging Tech III- Full Time - 11/16/18

Bargaining Unit:  Licensed                              Rate of Pay:  $43.08 / HR + DOE 

SUMMARY:  Performs all duties of the Staff Radiologic position with additional responsibilities for being competent in CAT scan, Special Procedures or both modalities. Under the general supervision of the Radiologist, conducts daily operations of the CAT scan and/or Special Procedures Department to include venipuncture for contrast injections.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following:

Operates x-ray equipment to produce diagnostic radiographs of designated anatomy according to established department exam protocols.

Transports patients as necessary.

Selects proper technical factors on individual basis according to established department guidelines.

Process digital images.

Provides radiation protection to self and patients.

Administers contrast media under general supervision of Radiologist, staff physician or Radiology Nurse.

Responsible for delegated areas of authority in the performance of routine or special procedures.

Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination.

Maintains adequate records. 

Maintains order and cleanliness. 

Secures and returns supplies.

Participates in departmental growth and development.

Participates and does assigned QA duties consistently.

Ability to work standby and variable shifts.

Demonstrates System Values in performance and behavior.

Complies with System policies and procedures.

Other duties as may be assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Successful completion of a Radiologic Technologist Program (College or Institutional Program) approved by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).  

The college program will grant a minimum of an Associate‚Äôs Degree (A.S.) or Radiologic Technology program or equivalent. 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS:

Tahoe Forest Hospital, Truckee, California

Required: Current, The American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (A.R.R.T.) certification in Radiography (ARRT) (R) and a California Radiologic Technologist certification in radiography (CRT) . The candidate must have or apply for the California Fluoroscopy certification and successfully complete the exam and be granted the fluoroscopy certification within 6 months from date of hire to maintain employment.

Incline Village, Nevada candidates require:  Current, The American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) certification in Radiography (ARRT) (R) 

Preferred:  A current ARRT CT certification and a minimum of 3-5 years of CT experience.  CT Experience to include Cardiac CT, and CT Angiography Post Processing.

Candidates with a current CDPH CRT California x-ray certification

Current California CDPH FLUORO certification