Providence Radiology Technologist in Torrance, California
Providence is calling a Radiology Technologist, (Per-Diem/Day Shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA.
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We are seeking a Radiology Technologist who will work under general direction performs a variety of radiographic procedures at a skilled technical level requiring the ability to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnosis. Performs related work as required. Is 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 develops 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. Consults 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 perform 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. Maintain complete confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information. Secures and handles patient records maintaining patient confidentiality with respect to patient and family rights
Lead by example in demonstrated work ethic
Report to work each regularly scheduled workday. Accurately records all work time including meal periods
Be 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
Be readily accepts 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 educ/experience (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
Demonstrates 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.
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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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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
Job Category: Radiology Technologist
Req ID: 290188