Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Under the direction of the Imaging Services Director and Chief
of Diagnostic Imaging, performs radiographic diagnostic imaging
procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis of disease and
injuries. Operates the radiographic equipment to produce
radiographic recorded images of the body. Performs technological
functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient care
utilizing efficient and safe processes. Essential Responsibilities:
Performs specialized and routine diagnostic radiology procedures.
Exhibiting a high degree of tact, courtesy, and poise, explains
procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient
cooperation Prepares and positions patient for diagnostic imaging
procedures. Adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views
of specified area of body requested by physician. Determines
exposure factors based on height, weight, portion of body involved,
and degree on penetration required. Moves imaging equipment into
specified position. Adjusts equipment controls to set exposure
factors and produce images of proper detail, density, and accuracy.
Operates mobile radiologic equipment in operating room, emergency
room, or at patient's bedside. Assists radiologists and other
qualified physicians who have a valid CA DHS RHB Supervisor
Operator Permit for Fluoroscopy in fluoroscopic and special x-ray
examinations. Prepares images for reading by radiologist or
requesting physician. Processes images and reviews for proper
identification and quality control. Performs routine maintenance,
diagnoses malfunctions, and makes minor repairs on radiologic
equipment, arranging for repairs as needed. Practices radiation
protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
Completes forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work
performed. Orients new hires and trains students. Fills in as
necessary in the absence of the Supervising Radiology Technologist.
Performs other related duties as necessary. Supervisory
Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Roseville , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Roseville, California
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