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Radiologic Technologist III - Special Procedures (CT) - Per Diem

San Joaquin General Hospital

Recruitment #0421-RH5004-TM

Introduction

This examination is being given to fill one Per Diem vacancy in the Diagnostics Imaging Department at San Joaquin General Hospital and to establish a referral pool to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.


San Joaquin County General Hospital is seeking dynamic, highly motivated and team oriented Radiologic Technologists to become part of  the hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging Department.


San Joaquin General Hospital is a public hospital certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. The hospital Certified Stroke Program has achieved recognition by American Heart & Stroke Association and is recipient of the Gold Plus Award. SJGH’s provides comprehensive treatment for trauma patients as the designated Level III Trauma Center for San Joaquin County.

 

The Diagnostics Imaging Department  is  comprised of seven specialties: Radiography, CT Scan, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Mammography and Interventional Radiology. We also sponsor a Radiologic Technology training program. Services are provided in a culturally sensitive, community-oriented, caring manner with the highest regard for patient confidentiality and customer service. The Imaging department strives to image gently, care completely, and teach effectively.  


The ideal candidate will possess ARRT (R), (CT) certification and Radiologic Technologist certification in the State of California.  Additionally, this candidate will possess extensive experience preforming complex diagnostic and angiographic procedures using Computed Tomography.


NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.

TYPICAL DUTIES

*Assists radiologist or other physician performing examinations; calculates, prepares, and administers dosages of pharmaceutical; prepares and positions patients for display of body area to be studied; positions machine; adjusts controls to produce products of required diagnostic quality.

*Performs fluoroscopic x-ray examinations; assembles equipment; measures and mixes barium and contrast media; maintains observes patient reaction for signs of distress; performs radiographs during and following examinations.

*Prepares rooms for fluoroscopic x-ray examinations and mammography examinations.

*Conducts special complex imaging procedures such as angiography, CT scanning, cardiac catheterization and arthrography.

*Instructs and prepares patients for diagnostic imaging procedures; selects appropriate equipment and determines most suitable anatomical positions and shields patients accordingly.

*Operate a variety of special equipment, such as closed circuit television monitors, power injectors, and rapid film changers; prepares especially equipped rooms for scheduled examinations; operates mobile equipment in other areas of the hospital, and satellite clinics.

*Records patient information, patient identification numbers, and number and type of view taken in-patient log; may maintain records as required.

*Demonstrates all procedures to students and technicians; monitors trainee's performance of procedures; corrects faulty techniques and explains appropriate methods.

*May serve as lead workers; may prepare staff schedules; may assign and review the work of Radiologic technologists, students and clerical staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:  Two years experience performing diagnostic radiographs in an acute care facility or medical clinical setting which included experience in angiography and cardiac catheterization procedures.  Must have experience and demonstrate competency in radiography, fluoroscopy, special procedures and CT scanning.

 

Licenses and Certificates: Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and certification by the Department of Health, State of California as Radiologic Technologist.

*Ability to obtain Fluoroscopy permit by completion of l2 month probationary period.  May be required to obtain and maintain other certificates.

 

Special Requirement: Possession of certification as cardiovascular Interventional Technology (CIT), certification in CT scanning or other recognized specialty certificates may be required.  State of California Certificate in mammography may also be required.

KNOWLEDGE

Methods and techniques used in complex and specialized diagnostic radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations; variations of anatomical positioning used in radiography; care and use of x-ray equipment; and safety practices to prevent overexposure to radiation.

ABILITY

Position requires sitting, standing, manual dexterity, bending or stooping and lifting of patients; position patients for a variety of imaging examinations including radiography, CT scanning, cardiac catheterization, mammography, fluoroscopy and special procedures; learn a variety of film making and processing equipment; independently produce images; analyze films and evaluate problems; establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, physicians and fellow workers; develop positive patient relations with patients, guests, visitors, and patients' families.

Equal Opportunity Employer

San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.  For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo.

Accomodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Selection Procedures

Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination.  If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection.

Testing Accommodation:  Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. 

Physical Exam:  Some classifications require physical examinations.  Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination.  The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities.

Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam:  Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment.  Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen.  The County pays for the initial drug screen.

 

Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when:

  • They are related to the Appointing Authority, or

  • The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other

Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule.

Proof of Eligibility:  If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply Online:       

www.sjgov.org/department/hr

By mail or in person:  

San Joaquin County Human Resources

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton, CA 95202                                  

 

Office hours:               
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

Phone:  (209) 468-3370 

 

Job Line:

For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. 

When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).  

San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. scannable paper application A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in.
Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email, or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division.

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San Joaquin County
Human Resources Division  Stockton, CA 95202
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