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Imaging Specialist II / CT / Sharp Memorial Hospital / Variable Shift / Per Diem

Job ID JR123518 Date Posted 05/18/2022
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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Responsibilities

Hours

Shift Start Time:

Variable

Shift End Time:

Variable

Additional Shift Information:

Variable. Per Diem

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:

No

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
  • IV Certification (NPTA Sterile Product Certification)


Preferred Qualifications

  • One 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.

Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit - CA Department of Public Health; ARRT Certificate - ARRT; IV Certification (NPTA Sterile Product Certification) - Various-Employee provides certificate; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) - CA Department of Public Health; Other
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