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Computed Technologist (Regular Full Time)

Company: Valley Radiology Consultants Medical Group Inc
Location: Escondido
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Do you desire to make a difference while maintaining a reasonable work - life balance? Valley Radiology is laser focused on a positive climate and culture that supports growth opportunities. We are searching for like minded individuals who are experienced in their modality and solution focused. We offer a generous total rewards package. Job Details Job Title: CT Technologist Reports To: Director of Operations FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Effective: 12/30/2021 Summary Established in 1971, Valley Radiology Consultants offers an advanced array of diagnostic imaging and pain management through our locations in San Diego County. Our board certified radiologists are accompanied by technologists and support staff committed to providing you high-quality care. Mission Statement Excellence in diagnostic imaging services focused on uncompromised patient care, referring physician satisfaction and commitment to the community we serve. Vision V - Value R - Respect C - Communication C - Customer Service A - Accountability R - Reliability E - Excellence S --- Service Position Statement This position performs Computed Tomography and Radiological exams. Assists team members and physicians with any/all procedures, ensuring the comfort and the safety of the patient. The position requires acquisition of high quality images, produce and maintain data for quality management, excellent customer service skills and the exercise of mature and independent judgment. POSITION FUNCTION STATEMENTS Position duties and other important responsibilities/duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Position Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. General: Ensures operation of radiology and Computerized tomography equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Maintains Radiology and CT supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. Knowledge of and ability to learn VRC computer systems operations is essential. (MI, PACS, etc.) Maintains professional and technical knowledge and continuing education workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions. Prepares patient for radiological/CT procedures by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors. Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart. Maintains production and quality of radiographic and/or CT images by following established standards and procedures. Develops radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results, as needed. Job Requirements High School graduate or equivalent. One (1) year of clinical and practical experience. Successful completion of AMA Accredited School of Radiologic Technology. Completion of venipuncture course. Basic Life Support Certification - BLS - required American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - ARRT required Certified Radiologic Technologist - CRT required Venipuncture Certification required Must maintain all required licenses and certifications. Advanced certification by ARRT in CT is desirable. Ability to travel to sites in Poway or Escondido in a timely manner. Proven knowledge of computer applications, Electronic Health Records, and other applicable computer programs. Work Environment Work is in a controlled environment and involves some exposure to moderate risk of accident or exposure. Physical Demand Bending and Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at waist. Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders or stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. Moderate Carrying / Lifting: Physically transporting, raising items from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally weighing 20 to 44 pounds from one location to another. Mobility Requirement: Ability to get from one office location to another. Reaching above shoulder: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Substantial movements of the wrists, hands, fingers, and/or upper body for sustained periods of time, including using extremities to drag, push, pull or grasp. Sitting: Particularly for sustained periods of time. Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time. Walking: Moving about on foot, particularly for long distances. Visual Requirement: Able to see and read computer screens, detect color coding, etc. Hearing Requirement: Able to detect specific noises, proper equipment operation. VRC is open Monday - Friday from 6:00am-9:00pm and Saturday - Sunday 7am-3:00pm. We are looking for a CT Technologists who are able to work 8 hour shifts during this time periods with some flexibility regarding weekend hours.

Keywords: Valley Radiology Consultants Medical Group Inc, Escondido , Computed Technologist (Regular Full Time), Other , Escondido, California

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