Cedars-Sinai X-Ray Tech, Ltd Permit in Tarzana, 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 include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • 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 / CREDENTIALS

  1. Ideal candidate will have 2-5 years’ experience in an outpatient medical office setting;

  2. High school diploma; some college preferred;

  3. Current X-Ray Technologist certification (Chest, Extremities and Torso-Skeletal to include Digital Radiography) in California;

  4. Graduate of an accredited X-Ray program;

  5. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Card (BCLS)

  6. Knowledge of medical terminology

  7. Strong grammar, spelling and punctuation skills

  8. Prefer experience with an Electronic Medical Record

  9. Prefer experience with digital x-ray