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Special Procedures Technologist MRI/Xry

Methodist Hospital Sacramento Sacramento, California
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Requisition ID 2022-242389 Employment Type Full Time Department MRI Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule Varied Remote No Category Radiology
Overview

Built-in 1973, Dignity Health Methodist Hospital of Sacramento is committed to providing daily excellence in health care for residents of Sacramento’s southern suburbs, including the Elk Grove, Wilton, and Galt communities. Methodist Hospital is home to a 158 acute-care bed facility with 1,120 employees, 283 medical staff, and 29 Emergency Department beds. Methodist Hospital also owns and operates Bruceville Terrace – a 171-bed, sub-acute skilled nursing long-term care facility adjacent to the hospital that provides care for the elderly, as well as those requiring extended recoveries. Methodist Hospital is home to the Family Medicine Residency Program, an accredited and nationally recognized program which provides resident physicians with specialty training in primary care family medicine. Together, the hospital and residency program implemented a ground-breaking curriculum addressing the identification, treatment, and assistance of human trafficking victims and created a one-of-a-kind health clinic for victims, the Human Trafficking Medical Home.


Responsibilities
Methodist Hospital, a member of Dignity Health, is currently looking for a Special Procedure Technologist to add to their hospital staff.

Position Summary:
The incumbent performs general radiographic procedures as well as more complex procedures according to written or transcribed verbal orders of a physician within the scope of his/her certification at all MHS facilities according to established standards and practices under the direction of the Imaging Supervisor and the Medical Director. Demonstrates competency in patient care for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Other duties are assigned/approved by the Supervisor. Technologist can be required to participate in the department's call schedule to ensure coverage weeknights, weekends and holidays.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs

Qualifications
Job Requirements:
  • Current California Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) licensure
  • Registration in Radiography with a Fluoroscopic permit (RTTF) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • Competency in general radiology in addition to one other modality; Angiography/Special Procedures and MRI 
  • Special Skills:
    • Displays competency in general radiology in addition to one other modality: Angiography - Special Procedures, and MRI.
    • Anatomy and physiology for imaging including cross sectional relationships.
    • Medical terminology relating to Imaging.
    • Principles of operation and care of primary and accessory imaging equipment.
    • Currently accepted diagnostic Radiologic procedures.
    • Radiation safety requirements and practices for the operator, patient and public.
    • Film processing systems and/or PACS.
    • Preparation, use and hazards of diagnostic contrast materials
    • Ability to minimize radiation exposure to patients, self and other persons.
    • Perform general and specialized radiographic procedures which meet the departments standard of quality.
    • Recognize and respond to allergic reactions and other life-threatening patient conditions which might arise during the examination process.
    • Act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public.
    • Effectively and empathetically deal with agitated, ill and distressed patients.
    • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationships with physicians and other healthcare personnel.
    • Maintain patient confidentiality.
    • Calm and reassure those who may be distressed by the examination or procedure.
    • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with physicians and hospital personnel.
    • Work effectively under stress and adjust priorities as circumstances require, organized work assignments, maintaining accurate and complete records.
    • Maintain a high degree of accuracy in procedural detail.
    • Accurately operate and care for Information System computers in the department.
    • Work independently on-call covering all normal clerical and technical functions.
    • Operate in and maintain a sterile environment.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)
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