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Sharp HealthCare Radiologic Technologist - Fluoro Req / Radiology Diagnostic / Sharp Memorial Hospital / Variable Shift / Per Diem in San Diego, California

Facility:Sharp Memorial Hospital

CitySan Diego

Department

Job Status

Per Diem

Shift

Variable

FTE

0

Shift Start Time

Shift End Time

Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit - CA Department of Public Health; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) - CA Department of Public Health; ARRT Certificate - ARRT

What You Will Do

To perform a wide variety of technical procedures 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.

  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare)

  • Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit

  • ARRT Certificate

  • Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more years of experience as Radiologic Technologist

Essential Functions

  • Documentation managementVerify physicians written order and assures appropriate clinical indication of ordered examsBegin exams in IDXradAccurately 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, suppliesDepart patient in IDXrad when appropriateEnsure film jacket is properly labeled.Ensure paperwork is filed appropriately.

  • Patient and family educationProvides 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, etcInteracts and communicates in a manner to reflect an understanding of the patient's age, culture, state of health, level of comprehensionCommunicates and interacts with the patient's family in a way that is perceived positive and supportive while maintaining patient confidentiality

  • Produce high quality examsUnderstands and applies appropriate imaging techniquesPositions according to department imaging protocolsLabels and identifies studies correctly using legal marker setUses imaging equipment proficientlyUses imaging agents (contrast) according to protocol

  • Quality assuranceVerifies patient identification and pregnancy statusAssists Radiologist in procedures while practicing sterile techniques to prevent cross-contamination.Implements safe, efficient and therapeutic carePerforms proper procedure on proper patientDemonstrates 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.

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