Radiology Tech II

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Rotating - 08 Hour (United States of America)

Under general supervision, performs various simple to complex radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures. Perform a variety of technical tasks involved in operating radiographic equipment and making radiographs of designated portions of the body. Duties include transferal of images, archiving and performing of appropriate imaging protocols which meet the department's standards of quality. Works as an independent technologist and in a variety of diagnostic areas with knowledge of emergency and after hours procedures. May supervise technical and ancillary personnel in assigned work areas/shift in the absence of Lead Technologist and/or supervisor

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification, and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
  • Acts as Lead or Supervisor in their absence by directing patient flow, assuring that resources are matched to the appropriate tasks, trouble shoot equipment difficulties and place service calls for repairs.
  • Assists the radiologist during procedures when needed
  • Ensures proper darkroom techniques to include ability to ascertain sub-optimal film processing, and equipment malfunction.
  • Follows established radiation safety guidelines 'ALARA' (as low as reasonably acceptable) in reference to time, distance and shielding
  • Operates a variety of imaging and fluoroscopic equipment in performing a variety of imaging examinations.
  • Utilizes proper body mechanics to ensure patient safety upon moving and/or transferring patients
  • Participates in orientation and training of assigned staff, students and residents.
  • Prepares patient for exam, i.e. identifying oneself, explaining procedures, confirming patient ID and checking correctness of the order
  • Prepares room and equipment. Troubleshoots equipment failures and reports problems to the appropriate individual

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to perform complex diagnostic imaging procedures
  • Ability to perform general and specialized radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures which meet the departments standard of quality
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to troubleshoot, document and communicate equipment problems
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and congenital/acquired pathology
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of Imaging processes and fluoroscopic techniques, methods and equipment
  • Knowledge of methods of positioning patients
  • Knowledge of principles of image processing and development applicable to diagnostic imaging
  • Knowledge of radiation production, positioning and radiation safety

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions MUST be provided as Occupational Health does not have these on file
RISK OF EXPOSURE TO BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS
  • Category/Description: Category II - Tasks that involve NO exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, but employment may require performing unplanned Category I tasks

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.