Location: National City
Posted on: January 19, 2023
Under indirect supervision, operate radiographic equipment using
imaging modalities. Perform general diagnostic radiology procedures
in compliance with department protocols, including fluoroscopy,
orthopedics, tomography, C-arms, surgery, and portables. Evaluate
radiographs for technical quality. Exercise professional judgment
in the performance of procedures. Apply principles of radiation
protection and provide patient care essential to radiographic
procedures. Recognize patient conditions requiring immediate action
and initiate life support measures.
- Upholds KP's policies & procedures, principles of
responsibilities & applicable state, federal & local laws.
- Customer Service: Is responsive to the needs of others by
maintaining a professional behavior toward members & coworkers.
- Creating a positive image for the department, as demonstrated by
willingness to take the initiative to resolve member issues;
handling a high number of member contacts; dealing w/ customer
complaints in a positive way; providing compassionate service;
treating coworkers w/ respect & appreciation; fostering teamwork &
- Identifies the impact of cultural diversity & lifestyle choices
on patient condition & makes accommodations for such
- Demonstrates competence in the operation of radiographic
equipment, both mobile & stationary in various patient care
- Consistently selects correct technical factors relative to the
requirements of the study & the patient's age & body habitus.
- Consistently selects other equipment settings/parameters (e.g.,
locks on equipment & tables, tube placement, control panel
settings, etc) appropriately.
- Consistently processes radiographic images properly, utilizing
- Uses proper sterile technique
- Consistently operates imaging computer properly & in accordance
w/ department protocols (CT, MRI).
- Demonstrates knowledge of, & consistently uses ancillary
equipment (e.g., catheters, guide-wires, etc) properly.
- Demonstrates competence in the positioning of patients for
- Routinely positions patients accurately relative to the
requirements of the study as stated in the department
- Utilizes various immobilizing devices such as sponges & sandbags
whenever necessary to obtain acceptable radiographs and/or
- Always takes special care in handling/positioning patients w/
critical injuries or trauma to avoid further injury.
- Age Specific Criteria: Demonstrates an understanding of the
cognitive, physical, emotional & chronological maturation process
in delivery of services to patients of the age group (neonatal,
pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric) served.
- Able to assess data reflective of the patient's status &
interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each
patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs &
to provide the care needed in accordance w/ department policy.
- Adjusts technical factors relative to requirements of the study &
physical maturation of the patient.
- Modifies patient positioning techniques relative to the patient's
physical & cognitive abilities.
- Always takes special care in handling, positioning and/or
restraining infants & geriatric patients to avoid injury or
excessive radiation exposure.
- Never leaves infant, pediatric or disoriented geriatric patient
- Assume other activities & responsibilities from time to time as
- Two (2) years of experience as a staff technologist,
- CRT Fluoroscopy Permit (must be obtained during the probationary
- ARRT (must be obtained during the probationary period).
- CPR (BLS-C) (must be obtained during the probationary
- CRT Mammography certification, preferred.
- ARRT Mammography qualification, preferred.
Job Category: Imaging & Radiology
Keywords: Kaiser, National City , Radiology Technologist, Healthcare , National City, California
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