Radiologic Technologist-Fluoro Required / Radiology Diagnostic / Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center / $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS for External Candidates / $1,000 Employee Referral Bonus / Variable Shift / Full-Time (8 hour shifts) / On-Call Required
- Chula Vista Medical Center
Shift Start Time:Variable
Shift End Time:Variable
Additional Shift Information:
Weekend Requirements:As Needed
Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):$39.435 - $50.884 - $62.333
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.
What You Will Do
To perform a wide variety of technical procedures with quality patient care, assisting Physicians as needed.
- 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.
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare)
- Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit
- ARRT Certificate
- Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)
- One or more years of experience as a Radiologic Technologist; will consider students who have completed clinicals at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
- Ability to perform fluoroscopy procedures independently in surgery using a C-arm. Experienced in fixed fluoroscopic systems and a strong knowledge in fluoroscopy procedures.
- Documentation management
Verify physicians written order and assures appropriate clinical indication of ordered exams
Begin exams in IDXrad
Accurately complete exams in IDXrad, 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 IDXrad 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
Assists Radiologist in procedures while practicing sterile techniques to prevent cross-contamination.
Implements safe, efficient and therapeutic care
Performs proper procedure on proper patient
Demonstrates knowledge of universal precautions and sterile techniques.
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.
#FJCertified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) - CA Department of Public Health; ARRT Certificate - ARRT; Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit - CA Department of Public Health; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
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