Experience Inc. Jobs

Job Information

Ventura County Radiologic Specialist I/II- CAT Scan in Ventura, California

Radiologic Specialist I/II- CAT Scan

Print (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ventura/jobs/newprint/4406639)


Radiologic Specialist I/II- CAT Scan


$86,000.34 - $115,327.64 Annually


Ventura and Santa Paula, CA

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Job Number

0331HCA-24AA (JJ)


Health Care Agency

Opening Date


Closing Date


  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions


Under direct supervision for Radiologic Specialist I, and under general supervision for Radiologic Specialist II, prepares and positions patients for a variety Computed Tomography (CT) exams, and the operational network management of the acquisition and electronic archiving of all modality image studies to produce diagnostic images for interpretation by a Radiologist.

Radiologic Specialist I is the entry, training level of the Radiologic Specialist series.

Radiologic Specialist II is the journey level of the Radiologic Specialist series. Incumbents have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience and perform their duties more independently in their respective specialty areas. Radiologic Specialist II will also assist in the training of student technologists and other imaging staff members as needed.

The ideal candidate will have Computed Tomography (CT) work experience and the ability to work a flexible schedule, which includes on call shifts.

AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Health Care Agency, Ventura County Medical Center and Santa Paula Hospital


Radiologic Specialist I: $41.35 - $54.23 hourly

Radiologic Specialist II: $45.62 - $55.45 hourly

EDUCATIONAL/BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: Incumbents may be eligible to receive an educational incentive of either 2.5%, for an Associate's degree, a 3.5%, for a Bachelor's degree or 5% for a post graduate degree that is not required to work in the classification. Incumbents may also be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification skills.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-term), Extra Help, Temporary, and Intermittent vacancies for this and similar positions only within the Health Care Agency. There is currently one (1) regular vacancy, and one (1) anticipated intermittent position.

NOTE: If appointed at the lower level, incumbent may be promoted to the higher level without further examination upon meeting the minimum requirements, demonstrating satisfactory performance, and in accordance with the business needs of the department.

Radiologic Specialist I and Radiologic Specialist II are represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and are eligible for overtime compensation.


OPENING DATE: Friday, March 29, 2024

CLOSING DATE: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs. It is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible.

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis beginning the week of April 8, 2024.

Examples Of Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepares and positions patients for CT examinations according to approved modality protocols;

  • Cleans and maintains CT equipment, including routine preventative maintenance, and daily/weekly QA/QC;

  • Completes documentation required for CT examinations and billing process for each patient encounter utilizing all Radiology department electronic systems and the hospital electronic medical record system;

  • Schedules patients and coordinates CT examinations;

  • Transports patients to and from the imaging departments when necessary;

  • Shields patients according to radiation safety procedures,

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Typical Qualifications

These are entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.


Education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job. The required knowledge, skills, and abilities can be obtained by either:

  • Graduation from a single two-year allied health education program that is patient-care related; OR

  • Graduation from a program accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Professionals (CAAHEP) that specifically conducts programmatic accreditation for diagnostic medical sonography/diagnostic cardiac sonography/vascular technology; OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in sonography or vascular technology; OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in any major and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time clinical ultrasound/vascular experience.

In addition to the above for Radiology Specialist I, the Radiology Specialist II requires a Minimum of (2) years of experience (NOTE: This requirement cannot be satisfied by the requirements listed above) performing the duties in:

A. Two (2) of the following modalities/essential area of expertise: X-Ray/Fluoroscopy, Computed Tomography, Electronic Medical Record, Interventional Radiology, Mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and PACS Administrator.

  • OR -

B. One (1) of the following modalities/essential area of expertise: Echocardiography or Ultrasound.


CPR certification.

Must posses a valid Radiologic Technologist Certificate issued by the State of California Department of Public Health/Radiologic Health Branch.

Must posses a valid Fluoroscopy Permit issued by the State of California Department of Public Health/Radiologic Health Branch.


  • Computed Tomography (CT) work experience, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification.

Supplemental information:

Duties are performed in an acute care setting and include frequent lifting of and/or transportation of patients by wheelchair or gurney/stretcher; moving imaging equipment to patient’s bedside for portable studies and standing for extended periods of time; possible continued exposure to x-radiation scatter; and exposure to various types of infectious diseases, blood, body tissues or excretions.

Shift assignments include Ventura County Medical Center and Santa Paula Hospital and day, evening, night, weekend, and holiday hours. Standby/Callback shift assignments are a requirement of Computed Tomographers.


Comprehensive knowledge of:

  • Anatomy, physiology, physics and medical terminology as it relates to the imaging modality.

  • Exam specific requirements when imaging neonates, pediatric and adult patients.

  • Adherence to HIPAA regulations.

  • Documentation required for exam billing processes.

  • General imaging patient care practices/operations utilized in a hospital setting.

    Skill in:

  • Positioning patients for CT image acquisition.

  • Shielding patients per ALARA.

  • Recognizing and evaluating projected CT images for clarity, content and scope of examination.

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Perform routine and complex CT studies.

  • Exercise a high degree of tact, courtesy, poise, sensitivity and respect when explaining CT procedures to patients.

  • Provide clear and concise explanations to patients to reduce anxieties and obtain cooperation.

  • Establish effective working relationships with patients, physicians, and staff.

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • To clean and maintain CT equipment and preventative maintenance.

Recruitment Process

FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested in it. Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

To apply online, please refer to our web site at www.ventura.org/ (http://www.ventura.org/hr) jobs (http://www.ventura.org/jobs). If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805) 654-5129 for application materials and submit them to County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.

LATERAL TRANSFER OPTION: If presently permanently employed in another "merit" or "civil service" public agency/entity in the same or substantively similar position as is advertised, and if appointed to that position by successful performance in a "merit" or "civil service" style examination, then appointment by "Lateral Transfer" may be possible. If interested, please click here (http://vcportal.ventura.org/CEO/HR/docs/Lateral_Transfer.pdf) for additional information.

Note to Applicants: It is essential that you complete all sections of your application and supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications. A resume may be attached to supplement your responses in the above-referenced sections; however, it may not be submitted in lieu of the application.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE – qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this exam AT THE TIME OF FILING. The supplemental questionnaire may be used throughout the examination process to assist in determining qualifications for the position and acceptability for the position. Failure to complete and submit the questionnaire will result in the application being removed from consideration.

APPLICATION EVALUATION – qualifying: All applications will be reviewed to determine whether or not the stated requirements are met. Those individuals meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the screening and selection process.

WRITTEN EXAM – 100%: A job-related written exam will be conducted to evaluate and compare candidates’ radiological, medical, CT, and interpersonal relationships knowledge. Candidates must earn a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher to qualify for placement on the eligible list. Applicants successfully completing the exam process may be placed on an eligible list for a period of one (1) year.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information and driving record is required for this position.

For further information about this recruitment, please contact Jessica Jimenez by email at Jessica.Jimenez@ventura.org or by telephone at (805) 654-3675.


The County of Ventura is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.


Service Employees International Union (LOCAL 721)


To learn more about Benefits, Retirement, and the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), see links below.

  • Benefits website (https://hr.ventura.org/benefits) or you may call (805) 654-2570.

  • Retirement FAQ's (https://vcportal.ventura.org/CEO/benefits/docs/RETIREMENT%20-%20FAQs.pdf)

  • Memorandum of Agreement



Have you graduated from a single two-year allied health education program that is patient-care related?

  • Yes

  • No


    Have you graduated from a program accredited by CAAHEP that specifically conducts programmatic accreditation for diagnostic medical sonography, diagnostic cardiac sonography, and/or vascular technology?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you possess a Bachelor's degree in sonography or vascular technology?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you possess a Bachelor's or higher degree in a different major?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you have the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time clinical ultrasound/vascular experience?

NOTE: Full-time means 40 hours per week; anything less than that must be prorated.

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you possess a valid Radiologic Technologist Certificate issued by the State of California Department of Public Health/Radiologic Health Branch? If yes, please attach a copy to your application.

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you possess a valid Fluoroscopy Permit issued by the State of California Department of Public Health/Radiologic Health Branch?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you possess valid CPR Certification?

  • Yes

  • No


    Please indicate which of the radiologic areas of expertise that you possess:

  • X-Ray/Flouroscopy

  • Computed Tomography

  • Electronic Medical Record

  • Interventional Radiology

  • Mammography

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • PACS Administrator

  • Echocardiography

  • Ultrasound


    Please describe any Computed Tomography (CT) work experience you may have. In your response include

    A) Your title(s)

    B) The name of the employer(s)

    C) Dates of employment

    D) List of duties performed

    NOTE: In order to receive credit for this experience, you MUST include each employer in the Work Experience section of your application, and all details for each employer must be included. If you do not have this type of experience, please state, "No experience."


    Do you possess American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) certification?

  • Yes

  • No


    Are you willing to work shift assignments which may include day, evening, night, weekend, holiday hours, and standby/call back?

  • Yes

  • No


    Are you bilingual (English/Spanish)?

  • Yes

  • No


    Are you willing to accept an intermittent position? An "intermittent employee" is a person employed for intermittent/temporary work on a day-to-day basis.

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


Ventura County


800 S. Victoria Avenue LOC. #1970 Ventura, California, 93009


(805) 654-5129




Please verify your email address Verify Email