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Providence Health & Services Radiology Technologist in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Radiology Technologist (Per Diem/Variable Shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Radiology Technologist who will be under general direction performs a variety of radiographic procedures at a skilled technical level requiring the ability to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnosis. Perform related work as required. Will be assigned to perform some special procedures, which require the use of complex equipment (i.e., CT, MRI, Ultrasound). Occasionally directs and supervises quality control in the department.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform and/or assist with radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures according to approved department procedure manual

  • Review exposed films for positioning, technique, identification and validates quality. Prepare films for interpretation by a radiologist in a timely manner

  • Demonstrate complete working knowledge of all radiographic equipment within the department (i.e., x-ray, surgical, portable equipment)

  • Demonstrate correct and adequate anatomic positioning skills and uses film markers properly

  • Adjust technical factors in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation

  • Provide radiation protection to patient, staff and self according to prescribed safety standards.

  • Process and develop x-ray films and returns cassettes to proper location

  • Assist in training and guidance of radiology students.

  • Review patient questionnaire and request for physician notes and/or special instructions. Consult with Radiologist and patient if necessary to assure safety and appropriateness

  • Verify patient identification by verbal communication, ID band, etc.

  • Recognize emergency situations, initiates code and administers aid as needed

  • Assist with ordering and stocking of supplies and equipment

  • Keep room/work area neat, orderly and prepared with supplies necessary to complete exams

  • Willingly performs other related duties outside immediate work area as assigned or required (i.e., filing, transport, clerical)

  • Record pertinent patient information and completes all paperwork as required and assists in maintaining files. Sort’s patient files and reports timely, accurate and concise per department policies

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of hospital information system, computer-based systems, and Meditech

  • Demonstrate awareness of legal issues and compliance in respect to patient care. Maintains complete confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information. Secures and handles patient records maintaining patient confidentiality with respect to patient and family rights

  • Report to work each regularly scheduled workday. Accurately records all work time including meal periods

  • Ready for work at precise starting time and continues working until scheduled departure time. Returns on time from all meal periods

  • Project a professional image, follows the hospital dress code policy and/or department requirements. Wears hospital name badge at all times on duty

  • Readily accept work assignments in a positive manner. Performs work that is accurate, neat and consistent. Documentation is legible

  • Assist and provide orientation/training of new employees and students


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Radiological Technology. Or;

  • Equivalent in approved A.M.A. program

  • Valid California State Certification License in unlimited diagnostic radiology and fluoroscopy services

  • New Graduates with valid CRT must obtain Fluoroscopy License within 90 days of hire

  • AHA BLS Certification

  • Valid American Registry of Radiologic Technologist License

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of hospital information system, computer-based systems, and Meditech

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Radiology Technologist

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 242512