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X Ray Technologist

Company: Shasta Orthopaedics
Location: Anderson
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description We are looking to employ a dedicated and skilled X-ray technologist to take quality x-rays of patients--- bones, soft tissues, or organs in our Redding, CA office. We are searching all over for dedicated technicians who are willing to commute to the office each day and make an impact The X-ray technician's responsibilities include monitoring radiology supplies, attending mandatory staff meetings and training sessions, and ensuring that the x-ray machines are set at the correct radiation levels. You should also ensure that all x-ray rooms are clean and tidy at all times. To be successful as an X-ray technician, you should be compassionate toward patients and able to lift or move patients with mobility issues. Ultimately, an exceptional X-ray technician should be able to work in a fast-paced environment as well as demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. X-Ray Technician Responsibilities: Verifying patients' identity and reviewing physicians--- orders before beginning x-ray procedures. Using x-ray equipment to take radiographic images of patients' bones, tissues, and organs as per physicians--- written orders. Explaining x-ray procedures to patients and answering their questions. Positioning patients accordingly, which may include lifting and moving patients with limited mobility. Limiting patients' exposure to radiation by placing lead shields on patients where needed. Ensuring that the x-rays taken are of sound quality to prevent repeat procedures. Working closely with the resident Radiologist to determine whether further tests are required. Ensuring that the x-ray equipment is regularly serviced and in good working order. Promptly notifying management of damaged or malfunctioning x-ray equipment. Maintaining an accurate record of completed x-ray procedures. X-Ray Technician Requirements: Bachelor's or associate's degree in radiologic technology, radiology, or a related field. Certification through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Appropriate state licensure. Proven experience working as an X-ray technician. Ability to move or lift patients. Ability to stand for extended periods. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Effective written and verbal communication skills. A patient and compassionate disposition. Company Description Shasta Orthopaedics is the leading provider of Orthopaedic services in the North State region of Northern California. For those building a career in orthopaedics, we offer an exciting combination of professional growth opportunities with quality of life. At Shasta Orthopaedics, we are proud of the outstanding professional opportunities we are able to offer our staff. Shasta Orthopaedics is a highly respected and innovative subspecialty musculoskeletal practice. Our services incorporate advanced diagnostics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopaedic surgery and physical therapy. Our beautiful medical office building was designed specifically for our use and is in a highly visible and easily accessible location in scenic Redding, California. Learn more about available positions, the benefits of a career with Shasta Orthopaedics, and the wonderful quality of life in beautiful far Northern California on the Careers section of our website.

Keywords: Shasta Orthopaedics, Redding , X Ray Technologist, Other , Anderson, California

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