Radiologic Technologist II - Diagnostic Imaging at Sutter Health in Sacramento, CA

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Position Overview:

The Radiologic Technologist provides imaging and patient care services at defined levels to patients.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols.
  • Implements radiation protection and safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.
  • Maintains mandated continuing education requirements.
  • May be required to train / precept students and new techs.
  • Operates a variety of complex stationary and mobile diagnostic equipment.
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical exposure parameters accurately.
  • Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within accepted scope of practice, and applicable state/federal regulations.
  • Prepares for and assists the physician in a variety of imaging and/or invasive procedures.


Qualifications:

 Education:

  • ARRT Registered Technologist, {RT(R)} in good standing, or eligible to take the ARRT Radiography registrationexamination.
  • BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification required. 
  • CA State Licensure (CRT) is required.
  • Fluoroscopy license is required (within 90 days of hire). 
  • Graduate of a JRCERT accredited educational program in radiography.

 

Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Registered Radiologic Technologist is desirable.
  • Prior work experience in an acute carefacility is preferable.

 

Knowledge: 

  • Must be knowledgeable of technical factors and radiographic views.
  • Understands radiation protection techniques tominimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.
  • Able to recognize potential abnormalities and prioritizeaccordingly.

 

Special Skills/Equipment:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision. 
  • Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations. 

 



Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

 Education:

  • ARRT Registered Technologist, {RT(R)} in good standing, or eligible to take the ARRT Radiography registrationexamination.
  • BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification required. 
  • CA State Licensure (CRT) is required.
  • Fluoroscopy license is required (within 90 days of hire). 
  • Graduate of a JRCERT accredited educational program in radiography.

 

Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Registered Radiologic Technologist is desirable.
  • Prior work experience in an acute carefacility is preferable.

 

Knowledge: 

  • Must be knowledgeable of technical factors and radiographic views.
  • Understands radiation protection techniques tominimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.
  • Able to recognize potential abnormalities and prioritizeaccordingly.

 

Special Skills/Equipment:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision. 
  • Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations. 

 

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