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Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging Tech, II - Per Diem - 12/17/18

Bargaining Unit:  Licensed                          Rate of Pay: $51.03 / HR + DOE

SUMMARY:  Performs all duties of the Staff Radiologic position in Briner Imaging and the Medical Office Building Radiology services under the general supervision of the Radiologist, conducts daily operations of the Department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following:

Accurately performs mammography examinations upon a physician's request.

Performs all duties in an independent, professional manner with little or no supervision.

Maintains and consistently demonstrates competence in patient education, positioning and patient preparation.

Consistently follows department protocols for mammography procedures as required.

Consistently demonstrates technical proficiency in producing exceptional diagnostic examinations; should images be suboptimal due to equipment malfunctions or patient condition, that fact is clearly communicated to interpreting physician.

Routinely seeks clinical guidance from Radiologist, or accesses other appropriate resources for concerns about delivery of clinical care and/or imaging process.

Assists with coordination of multiple modality imaging procedures to patients to expedite service, reduce delays and increase efficiency.

Assumes responsibility for department during absence of department head.

Assumes department quality of service is enhanced through personal actions.

Consistently demonstrates a conscientious approach in providing excellent care.

Accepts constructive criticism from supervisor or other individuals in leadership or clinical roles to ensure further improvement in delivery of quality service.

Consistently coordinates work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during assigned shift; responsibly completes all procedures scheduled or requested during shift without sacrificing quality of work performed or excessive use or overtime.

Consistently shows ability to recognize and deal with priorities and atypical situations; demonstrating flexibility to perform effectively with all ultrasound modalities while generating optimum diagnostic procedures.

Maintains and consistently demonstrates competence in ultrasound principles and technical factors. Can select and modify technical factors as needed on ultrasound equipment.

Maintains personal familiarity with understanding about, operation of, and safe performance of department clinical equipment; diagnostic units and probes, recorders and imaging cameras; oxygen and suctions systems.

Consistently performs all imaging and computer processing in accordance with established procedures and programs; consistently demonstrates ability to produce imaging studies of optimum diagnostic quality for physician's interpretation.

Willingly participates in on-call schedule on a rotational basis.

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.  Three plus years of experience as a mammography technologist preferred.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS:  Required: Current CPR Certificate, ARRT, CRT certification for general radiography.  Preferred: Must possess current mammography certification in state of California and through A.R.R.T.