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Per Diem- Radiology Technologist I

Company: Palomar Health Medical Group
Location: Poway
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Reports To: Radiology Manager
Job Summary: The Radiology Technologist performs diagnostic medical radiographic procedures and studies
with a thorough understanding of standard radiography and fluoroscopy. The technologist must be able to assist
the physician, interpret orders and explain procedures to RN's, patients, and families. They must have a
thorough understanding of the Radiology Department operations to assist non-technical staff in processing
paperwork, films and expediting patient transportation.
Job Duties:
The following are essential job duties and percentage of time:
--- Performs radiographic examinations
--- Performs the duties of Radiological Technologist or Radiation Therapy Technologist as needed
--- Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work areas
--- Operates automatic equipment to develop film
--- Prepares room and equipment for patient
--- Loads and unloads film viewer
--- Delivers reports to pods, puts reports in jackets
--- Restocks rooms with essential supplies
--- Pick up clean linen, deliver soiled linen to drop off
--- Does QA/QC for X-Ray and Mammography
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Job description statements are intended to describe the
general nature and level of work being performed and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to reassign duties as needed.
Customer Service:
1. Call patients back by first and last names
2. Keep conversation of exam and patient health issues in exam rooms
3. Do not discuss patients and exams with vendor.
4. Keep reports away from public eye.
5. Be kind and considerate to all
1. Cover all names of patient jackets, reports
2. Do not show films or reports to patients
3. No unauthorized person allowed in tech area or patient room.
4. Schedule board has last name only for exam and time. Only office personnel know what column is for
what exam.
Job Requirements
Minimum Education High School or equivalent
Minimum Experience 0-6 months
Preferred Experience 6-12 months
Req. Certification/Registration CA license in Mammo. Tech. ARRT, CRT, Fluoroscopy license, CPR
Skills: Clerical/Communication Answer telephones, interpersonal skills, maintain filing systems, maintain
patient charts, medical terminology proficiency, research information,
schedule appointments
Skills: Machine Desktop computer & peripheral equipment, fax, copier, scanner
Personal Protective Equipment Eye Protection, lab coat or apron, sterile medical gloves
Sensory Requirements Far Acuity: ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more, Near Acuity: ability to
see clearly at 20 inches or less, Depth Perception: ability to judge distance
and space relationships, Field of Vision: ability to see peripherally,
Accommodation: ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus, Color
Vision: ability to distinguish and identify different colors, Field of
Hearing: ability to distinguish sounds and tones
Physical/Psychological Demands Moderate physical effort (lift/carry 25lbs or more), Frequent prolonged
standing/walking, prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking,
lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients, pushes/pulls or moves/lifts
heavy equipment/supplies, manual dexterity and mobility, considerable
reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Working Conditions Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances, exposed to
hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste, exposed to hazards
from electrical/mechanical/power equipment, exposed to hazards of
handling diseased organs and tissues, exposed to hot or noisy equipment,
exposed to odorous chemicals and specimens, exposed to unpleasant
elements (accidents, injuries and illness), extreme fluctuations in
workloads, handles absentee replacement on short notice, handles
emergency or crisis situations, handles multiple job duties at one time,
maybe exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens, may be
exposed to infections and contagious diseases, may be exposed
to/occasionally exposed to patient elements, may perform emergency care,
occasional pressure to multiple calls and inquires, regularly exposed to the
risk of blood borne diseases, requires judgment/action which could result
in serious consequences, subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases,
subject to many interruptions, subject to varying and unpredictable
situations, subjected to irregular hours
Patient Care Adolescent, adult, geriatric, infant, neonates, newborn, pediatric

Keywords: Palomar Health Medical Group, Poway , Per Diem- Radiology Technologist I, Healthcare , Poway, California

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