Temporary X-Ray Technologist

Temporary X-Ray Technologist

Reports to:
X-Ray Supervisor

Organizational Peers:
X-Ray Staff
Lab Staff
Mammography Tech.

Direct Reports:
N/A

Job Summary:
Produce diagnostic quality radiographs utilizing computed radiography. Navigate facilities network wide computer systems such as Image Information Systems PACS, EMR, One Point along with Report Vault. Digitize films, burn images to CD’s, print images. Ensure x-ray and mammography orders are properly inputted with an applicable assessment attached. Push prior mammograms and enter addresses in Mamm stats for new patients. Answer phone and respond to subpoenas.

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

  1. Competency in all aspects of image requisition (technique selection, patient positioning and Lassen Medical Clinic’s x-ray exam protocol)
  2. Knowledge of Image Information Systems PACS
  3. Knowledge of Computed Radiography
  4. Ability to navigate EMR, One Point, Report Vault

Skills:

  1. Well rounded knowledge of positioning of patients and setting x-ray techniques.
  2. Good communication skills, team player
  3. Strong typing and computer application skills

Abilities:

  1. Ability to maintain basic emotional  and social competencies to include self-awareness, motivation and social skills
  2. Empathetic to patient’s needs
  3. Ability to multi-task
  4. Think under pressure
  5. Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness as well as the ability to work independently
  6. Well organized
  7. Ability to adapt to changes in work environment including schedule changes
  8. To be a team player

Major Duties and Accountabilities:

  1. Operate the x-ray equipment  and critique all images to make sure they are of diagnostic quality.
  2. Answer phones
  3. Be able to perform basic tasks in PACS.
  4. basic knowledge of EMR.
  5. Stock and clean department.
  6. Scan documents
  7. Put in outside x-ray orders along with mammogram orders
  8. Practice radiation safety techniques
  9. Retrieve reports from Report Vault
  10. Digitize film
  11. Burn CD’s
  12. Subpoenas

Position Competencies:

  1. Must have competence in operating and setting his/her own x-ray techniques
  2. Confidence in his/her positioning for optimal radiographs
  3. Answer phones in a competent professional manner
  4. Competent in  PACS , EMR, and Report Vault, One Point
  5. Stock and clean department.
  6. Scan documents
  7. Put in outside x-ray orders along with mammogram orders
  8. Self-regulation, and awareness

Job Qualifications

Equipment operated: X-Ray machine and Fuji CR; PACS computer; Computer; Phones; Digitizer; Scanner; Oxygen tank.

Education/Experience:  Must have current California State license (C.R.T.) and an A.S. Degree in X-Ray Technology

Physical: Work requires physical demands of standing, sitting, bending, lifting, stooping or performing other work requiring light physical exertion (up to 30 lbs.) on an occasional basis (up to 15% of the time) and frequent walking or moderate physical exertion (30-50 lbs.) on an intermittent basis (not a routine part of job). Corrected vision and hearing required. Must be able to transport patients (wheelchair patients); Lift and carry CR cassettes and DR Panel and have the ability to move the overhead x-ray tube.

To apply please email your updated CV to recruitment@lassenmedical.com