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Imaging Specialist II - Interventional Radiology - Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center - Variable Shift - Per Diem

Job ID JR151950 Date Posted 07/10/2024
Chula Vista, California
  • Chula Vista Medical Center
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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Shift Start Time:

7 AM

Shift End Time:

3 PM

AWS Hours Requirement:

8/40 - 8 Hour Shift

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:


Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$50.393 - $65.023 - $79.654

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.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year experience in Interventional Radiology is preferred

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.


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