Radiologic Technologist I - Diagnostic Imaging *10,000 Sign-On Bonus*
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: August 5, 2022
We are looking for a Radiologic Technologist I - National Union
of Health Workers for the Diagnostic Radiology at Redwood Memorial
Hospital. $10,000 Sign-on Bonus for eligible external candidates
who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the
fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence
that begin on your first day of employment Apply Today! Applicants
that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional
questions from our Modern Hire system. Location: Fortuna, CA Work
Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly hours Shift: 8 hour, Days Job
Summary: Under the direction of the Department Director and
Radiology Manager and in collaboration with radiologists, the
Radiologic Technologist I performs technical diagnostic imaging
procedures and related activities according to department standards
for all patients served: infant, child, adolescent, adult, and
geriatric. Serves as a customer service representative to patients,
their families, the public, and the medical staff. Participates in
quality control and organizational improvement activities.
Participates in call schedule to meet staffing needs of the
department. Travels to and from off-campus locations to perform
radiographic or fluoroscopic procedures when requested. Staff
members who treat patients of a specific age group must be aware of
the regulatory and accreditation requirements specific to that
population. The specific information and skills related to the
position presented in this job description include the following
age group populations: infant, child, adolescent, adult, and
geriatric. Essential Functions:
- Patient Care:
- Reviews x-ray orders, previous films, and other supportive
- Discusses any special patient or exam needs with radiologist as
- Transports patients appropriately after verifying
- Prepares room for study with necessary supplies, cassettes,
immobilization devices, etc., specific to all age groups
served-infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. Provides
patients with thoughtful explanations of radiologic procedures in
an age-appropriate manner.
- Based on x-ray request and analysis of patient's condition and
age-specific considerations, provides highly accurate radiographic
positioning according to department standards. Marks and identifies
each film in an appropriate manner.
- Analyzes patient's body habitus, general physical condition,
age, and suspected pathology; selects the applicable exposure
- Assists physicians and other health team members during
fluoroscopic studies, contrast administration, and sterile,
complicated or difficult procedures.
- Quality Control:
- Processes examinations with emphasis on processor quality
control. Checks each study for accuracy and completeness.
Determines studies are acceptable before releasing patient.
- Ensures equipment is operating correctly prior to patient use.
Reports malfunctions on a timely basis.
- Performs accurate paperwork and data entry in terms of exam
performance, patient history, charges, and related functions.
Ensures that patient confidentiality is maintained.
- Assists in collecting statistics, outcome data, and other
information in CQI activities.
- Resource Utilization:
- Ensures that appropriate supplies and equipment are available,
accounted for and used in a cost-effective manner.
- Helps to provide a clean, comfortable environment for customers
and others by taking appropriate safety precautions based on
age-related needs and responds to urgent safety situations
- Reads and interprets written materials such as prescriptions,
physician's orders, policies and procedures, safety regulations,
and equipment operating instructions. Interprets a variety of
instructions presented in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule
- Writes routine reports, notes and memorandum.
- Applies basic arithmetic and algebraic concepts such as
proportions, percentages and simple equations with a high degree of
accuracy. Routinely calculates changes in radiographic technique
- Solves practical problems and deals effectively with situations
where only limited standardization exists.
- Concentrates on details in a busy and distracting
- Basic computer skills related to simple data entry are
essential. Minimum Position Qualifications: Education:
Coursework/Training - Graduate of a program in radiologic
technology approved by the Committee on Allied Health Education and
Accreditation of the American Medical Association. Licenses and
- Valid certificate as a Certified Radiologic Technologist in
- Must obtain Technologist's Fluoroscopy Permit issued by the
State of California within the first 6 months of employment.
- Current CPR certification is required.
- Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic
Technologists is desired. Preferred Position Qualifications:
Experience: Experience as a hospital-based radiologic technologist.
National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the
world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to
be "America's Most Scenic Rural County." It's also home for St.
Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since
1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145
licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit. Redwood Memorial
Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of
Humboldt County. Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and
welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered
approach to medicine. To learn more about our facilities and all
Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: www.stjosepheureka.org
St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO)
to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or
genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph
Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the
company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and
conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of
absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on
call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled
on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies. Company:
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