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Cedars-Sinai Radiology Tech CRT - Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Newbury Park, California

The Radiologic Technologist CRT supports

the physician by performing permissible exams under the direction of the

Radiology Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

-Greet patients.

-Manage patient flow.

-Prepare patients for specified

radiological procedures.

-Set equipment to appropriate

settings based upon ordered tests.

-Assure markers are set as

appropriate.

-Run processor and review films

to determine adequate results.

-Ability to work in multiple

sites performing ordered procedures.

-Handle patient educational

needs as pertains to requested studies.

-Maintain logs of film location

and dates for purging.

-Maintain needed logs for QC.

-Act as a role model providing

radiological services.

-Precepts new staff.

-Recommends areas for

improvement.

-Maintain suite readiness for

DPH audits.

-Perform appropriate infection

controls processes.

-Maintain current California

Radiologic Technologist licensure.

-Assist in performing QA

measures.

-The x-ray technologist will

work with other x-ray technologists, clinical staff, and physicians to optimize patient throughput. They will be a liaison between the x-ray

department and the clinical staff to rectify and clarify order

discrepancies and changes realized during or upon arrival of patients in the x-ray department. The technologist will also assist with the

importing of patient imaging studies into the PACS system and work with the Imaging

Information systems technologist. The

technologist assistant will act as a patient escort when needed.

Educational Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited X-ray

school with current California licensure to perform full imaging studies.

License/Certification Requirements:

  • Current Californiacertification as a Radiology Technologist (CRT), ARRT preferred.

  • BLS certificate from the American Heart Association is required.

Experience:

  • 1-3 years of experience inoutpatient medical setting preferred.

  • Basic computer skills

  • Proven customer service.

  • Basic understanding of patientcare flow and insurance concepts.

  • Ability to correctly set uppatients for requested radiological procedures using appropriate settings andmarkers.

  • Basic ability to correctlyposition patients for radiological procedures.

  • Ability to perform radiologicalprocedures maintaining patient privacy and dignity.

  • Ability to process film usingcurrent processors.

  • Ability to separate andprioritize patients needing stat or urgent films from routine studies.

  • Ability to handle providercorrespondence regarding reports, stored films and outside records.

  • Understanding supply orderingand cost containment.

  • Understanding waste disposal.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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