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UCLA Health Radiological Technologist, PD-SMH in Los Angeles, California

Responsibilities

Under

direct supervision of the General Diagnostic Inpatient Manager and Medical

Director, radiologic technologist will produce diagnostic images utilizing a

variety of radiographic equipment.

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 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.

Qualifications

Required Skills, Talents and Certification:

CRT

Fluoro

ARRT

BLS/CPR

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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