Cedars-Sinai X-Ray Tech, LTD Permit in Los Angeles, California

SUMMARY

Performs x-rays on patients for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes within scope of practice as directed by physician/clinician. Additionally, this position performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. The responsibilities of this position are concurrent with CSMCF guidelines, all in accordance with CSMCF policies, practices, and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures, positioning patients on the examining table and adjusting equipment to obtain optimum views of specific body area (Chest, Extremities and Torso-Skeletal) as requested by physician

Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment for the radiological diagnosis

Assist medical provider in exam rooms

Able to assist the attending medical provider during examinations and minor surgeries

Escort patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measure vital signs and document all information in patient’s chart

Give instructions to patients as instructed by medical provider

Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, prepare sterilization as required

Take telephone messages and provide feedback and answers to patient/medical provider

Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.)

Excellent interpersonal and customer services skills

Able to work independently or as a team in a highly organized fast-paced environment

Excellent multi-tasking ability; cooperative and willingness to assist others

Ability to read, write and comprehend medical information

Must have excellent computer and Microsoft Office application skills

Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment and instruments

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates behavior which supports the Cedars-Sinai Health System mission;

Attends required orientation and training seminars;

Meets production standards within established time requirements;

Work product and performance meet quality standards;

Demonstrates respect and positive interpersonal skills with patients, clients, the public, managers, and co-workers--a team player;

Maintains confidentiality of patient care and business matters;

Observes time, attendance, and dress code standards;

Protects the safety of others and of the physical plant and equipment, following institution policies, fire, safety and infection control regulations

Education, License, Certification and other requirements:

Ideal candidate will have 2-5 years’ experience in an outpatient medical office setting; High school diploma; some college preferred; Current X-Ray Technologist certification (Chest, Extremities and Torso-Skeletal to include Digital Radiography) in California;

Graduate of an accredited X-Ray program;

High School Diploma or General Education Diploma/G.E.D.

Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Card (BCLS) from the American Heart Association

Knowledge of medical terminology

Prefer experience with an Electronic Medical Record

Prefer experience with digital x-ray

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.