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Diagnostic Imagining Technologist-Radiology III-PD

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Under general supervision, operates radiographic equipment, including whole body CT scanners and radiographic equipment; develops x-ray images; maintains adequate records; assists physician in fluoroscopic examinations; operates portable x-ray equipment, and follows standard radiation and safety procedures.

Essential Functions:- Explain test procedures and purpose.
- Demonstrate equipment for patient.
- Assist physician during minor surgical procedures, and in developing new techniques and procedures.
- Assist in obtaining tissue specimens.
- Assist provider in patient examinations and procedures.
- Follow standard infection control procedures.
- Lift patients.
- Modify treatment techniques which do not require change in physician orders.
- Monitor and evaluate test readings during procedures.
- Observe, monitor, and evaluate patient condition during and after procedures.
- Prepare and position patients for diagnostic imaging tests.
- Respond to emergencies (i.e., stat pages, Code Blue) and stat requests.
- Shave and apply antiseptic solutions to patient skin areas.
- Transport patients to/from procedure area.
- Assist physician with fluoroscopic examinations.
- Assist in cardiovascular procedures.
- Develop digital or film images and makes prints if applicable.
- Load and unload imaging film in radiology equipment.
- Mix and administer barium to patients.
- Perform whole body CT scans and take radiographs.
- Assist physician with inpatient and outpatient pacemaker procedures.
- Perform radiation safety monitoring.
- Clean darkroom, procedures room, and work area.
- Records patient Information.
- Review patient charts to evaluate patients and identify significant conditions.
- Compile data for Quality Assurance.
- Complete diagnostic examination requisitions, forms, and records for pre-op work.
- Check emergency equipment.
- Restock supplies in examination rooms.
- Select and set out appropriate tubing and sterile supplies.
- Set up instruments and surgical trays. Operate radiographic, fluoroscopic, and portable x-ray equipment.
- Arrange for repair of imaging equipment.
- Inspect equipment and instruments for damage.
- Maintain equipment in good working order.
- Fill requests for equipment and supplies.
- Maintain and order supplies.
- Dispose of expendable medical supplies, and of used syringes and contaminated materials properly.
- Inventory equipment and supplies.
- Maintain solutions, chemicals, and automatic equipment.
- Replenish supplies and equipment.
- Maintain patient information material.
- Attend conferences, meetings and in-service training programs.
- Serve as resource person to co-workers by answering procedural questions and assisting in problem solving.
- Conduct in service training.
- Maintain current licensure/certifications, and proficiency in clinical skills.
- Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.
Pay Grade: 26

Basic Qualifications:

---Must have three (3) years of recent Radiologic technology experience, including one (1) year of recent experience in whole body computerized tomography (CT). The one (1) year of CT experience requirement may be substituted with successful completion of the department's formal CT training program.

---Possesses and maintains current California (CRT) and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification.

---Fluoroscopy Certification required.

---Certificate in Venipuncture.

---American Heart Association approved BLS Certification.

---Technical skills and knowledge required may vary by location and area.

---Operates radiographic and/or fluoroscopic equipment as well as film or digital processing equipment.


  • This is a variable position, start times may vary within the specific shift.
  • Will Work Occasional Weekends.
  • Might be asked to work in other south county location.

    Primary Location: California,Irvine,Orange Co Irvine Medical Center
    Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1
    Shift: Night
    Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun
    Working Hours Start: 10:00 PM
    Working Hours End: 07:30 AM
    Job Schedule: Per Diem
    Job Type: Standard
    Employee Status: Regular
    Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B01-SEIU-Local 399
    Job Level: Individual Contributor
    Department: OC Irvine Medical Center - Tomography-Day - 0806
    Pay Range: $67.15 - $72.63 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted.
    Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Irvine , Diagnostic Imagining Technologist-Radiology III-PD, Healthcare , Irvine, California

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