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Imaging Specialist II / Interventional Radiology / Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center / Variable Shift / FT / $10K Sign On Bonus

Job ID JR133833 Date Posted 01/31/2023
Chula Vista, California
  • Chula Vista Medical Center
  • Variable
  • Regular
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Shift Start Time:

7 AM

Shift End Time:

4 PM

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:


Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$45.812 - $59.112 - $72.412

The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.

We are offering a $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS for external candidates and a $1,000 EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS.

Hiring Incentives Eligibility Requirements

The following are not eligible for hiring incentives:

  • Current Sharp HealthCare employees
  • Rehires/Reinstates that are rejoining the organization less than 12 months from last date of employment with Sharp HealthCare

To remain eligible for your sign on incentive, the following criteria must be met:

  • Must remain in original hired FTE status and shift (if specified in offer letter)
  • Must remain in original department/specialty
  • Must remain in original Job Title
  • Transfers to a non-bonus eligible department or position may result in forfeiting remaining incentive bonus

Employee Referral Incentive Eligibility:

  • Referral must list the name of the Sharp employee that referred them on the job application
  • External referrals only
  • If referring a former Sharp employee - must be more than 12 months since last date of employment with Sharp HealthCare at the time of referral

With the largest selection of health care services in San Diego's South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center provides the most advanced technologies, state-of-the-art facilities, and compassionate care. Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center received the prestigious Magnet designation for nursing excellence and was recognized by Planetree International as a Patient-Centered Care Hospital.

What You Will Do
To perform a wide variety of technical procedures in a special modalities and general diagnostic on a regular basis with quality patient care, assisting Physicians as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Satisfactory completion of formal training program in an AMA approved school and meets the requirements of an appropriate State and/or Federal mandated certification or equivalent.
  • ARRT Certificate - ARRT
  • Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit - CA Department of Public Health
  • Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) - CA Department of Public Health
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year radiology experience.

Essential Functions

  • Documentation management
    Verify physicians written order and assures appropriate clinical indication of ordered exams.
    Begin exams in RIS.
    Accurately complete exams in RIS, filling out appropriate information (contrast, fluoroscopy time, QC, resource, technical modifiers, technologist/student/RN/Radiologist)
    Provide correct coding of exams, billing modifiers, supplies.
    Depart patient in RIS when appropriate.
    Ensure film jacket is properly labeled.
    Ensure paperwork is filed appropriately.
  • Patient and family education
    Provides pre and post procedure education and reassurance to include but not limited to: What the procedure is, how long it is going to take, physician involved, contrast administration and mode of delivery, positioning, instructions related to procedure, the report, patient satisfaction form, etc.
    Interacts and communicates in a manner to reflect an understanding of the patient's age, culture, state of health, level of comprehension.
    Communicates and interacts with the patient's family in a way that is perceived positive and supportive while maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Produce high quality exams
    Understands and applies appropriate imaging techniques.
    Positions according to department imaging protocols.
    Labels and identifies studies correctly using legal marker set.
    Uses imaging equipment proficiently.
    Uses imaging agents (contrast) according to protocol.
  • Quality assurance
    Verifies patient identification and pregnancy status.
    Implements safe, efficient and therapeutic care.
    Assists Radiologist in procedures while practicing sterile techniques to prevent cross-contamination.
    Performs proper procedure on proper patient.
    Demonstrates knowledge of universal precautions.
    Observes the patient, reports any changes in status, and initiates appropriate action to ensure a positive outcome. Follows patient's Advanced Directive.
    Maintains strict patient confidentiality, keeps work discussion professional and limited to private areas.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class.

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Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) - CA Department of Public Health; Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit - CA Department of Public Health; ARRT Certificate - ARRT; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Other
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