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UCLA Health Radiological Technologist in Los Angeles, California

Responsibilities

Under direct

supervision of the General Diagnostic Manager and Medical Director, Radiologic

technologist will produce diagnostic images utilizing a variety of radiographic

equipment. . Fixed radiographic, fluoroscopic, and mobile

equipment following prescribed protocols and procedures. Competently perform

radiographic procedures on neonates, infants, children, adults, and geriatric

patients. Complete all studies in a timely and efficient manner. Produce film

images utilizing Digital Computed Radiography, laser printers, image processors

and process as prescribed standards .

Duties include patient education prior to

the examination; preparation of needed supplies and equipment set up; assist in

performing sterile technique procedures as required; follow established quality

assurance procedures; maintain patient dignity and confidentiality; assist

Radiologist as needed; perform related duties as requested. Radiologic technologists are expected to

rotate within UCLA Healthcare radiology

locations. Radiologic Technologists

need to possess the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful

performance of duties assigned to the position; graduate of a Radiologic

Technology Training Program approved by the American Medical Association or

equivalent training, maintaining current CRT, CRT - Fluoro and ARRT licensure.

TYPE OF SUPERVISION

RECEIVED:

Under general directions, independently perform

assigned job duties or general staff duties. Further directions can be obtained from the Department and Hospital

policy and procedures manuals as well as Medical Director, Chief Administrative

Officer or Chair of the Department.

Qualifications

  • Ability to accept and carry out oral and written instructions accurately.

  • Skill in performing all daily tasks independently, while working as part of a team, within a demanding environment.

  • Ability to promote team ownership of a project and avoid personal control.

  • Ability to prioritize work, handling multiple tasks to completion, within the time allotted.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills effectively and diplomatically with patients, visitors, hospital staff, physicians, and other outside offices both in person and over the phone.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.

  • Skill in speaking clearly and distinctly in English, using appropriate vocabulary and grammar.

  • Skill in reading documents written in standard English, including (but not limited to) requisitions, medical, documents, and policy and procedure manuals technical and operator equipment manual.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, with ability to distinguish between- types of procedures within the assigned department(s) and medical diagnoses.

  • Telephone manners and skills to handle heavy telephone lines with courtesy and tact.

  • Excellent skill in performing under the stress of frequent interruptions and/or distractions.

  • Ability to respond efficiently to expressed needs of referring services, physicians and patients.

  • Ability to be courteous, professional and diplomatic in any given situation, particularly with patients who are anxious and agitated.

  • Ability to be flexible with working hours given adequate notice.

  • Demonstrate consistent professional appearance.

  • Skill in employing independent decision making while performing various job functions.

  • Ability to respond appropriately to emergency situations.

  • Understand the requirements of the EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act).

  • Ability to identify and recognize contraindications for exams.(Radiology Only)

  • Ability to adapt to advancement and changing technology.

  • Ability to show attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Ability to establish and maintain a cooperative working relationships with all levels of staff.

  • Basic typing skills to input various data into RIS and HIS Information systems.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of clinical billing (IDX codes) to ensure appropriate accounting and reimbursement of services rendered.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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