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Radiologic Technologist III - Special Procedures (MRI)

San Joaquin General Hospital

Recruitment #1121-RH5004-A1

Introduction

This examination is being given to fill multiple vacancies in the Diagnostics Imaging Department at San Joaquin General Hospital and to establish an eligible list 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.

 

The Diagnostic Imaging Department at San Joaquin General Hospital has a 24 hour - 7 day a week operations schedule. This position will primarily perform MRI activities in the department. Additionally, the incumbent in this position will be required to work rotating shifts and weekends.

 

The ideal candidates will possess ARRT (R) (MR) certification, Radiologic Technologist certification in the State of California or ARMRIT certification. Additionally, candidates will be highly proficient in performing MRI and MRA procedures.

 

12/2/21: Updated minimum qualification requirements. 


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 imaging in an acute care facility or medical clinical setting.  Must have experience and demonstrate competency in radiography, fluoroscopy, CT scanning or  special procedures such as MRI, MRA and associated MR studies. Experience with imaging studies such as MRI, MRA and associated MR studies are highly preferred.

 

Licenses and Certificates: Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and certification by the Department of Health, State of California as Radiologic Technologist. Additionally, incumbent is required to demonstrate the ability to obtain a Fluoroscopy permit by completion of a 12 month employment probationary period. Registration with the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) is also highly desirable and preferred.

 

Special Requirement: Possession of certification as an MRI Technologist may be required with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist ARRT (MR) or American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT).

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.

Accommodations 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.

BENEFITS

Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021

Health Insurance:  San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans:  a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan.  Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. 

Dental Insurance:  The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans:  Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan.  There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense.

Vision Insurance:  The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP).  There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense.

For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. 

Life Insurance:  The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 

 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service:                   $1,000
 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service:                   $3,000
 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service:                 $5,000
10 years of continuous service or more:                           $10,000
 

Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate.

125 Flexible Benefits Plan:  This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). 

Retirement Plan:  Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937.  Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information.  NOTE:  If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance.

Deferred Compensation:  The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less.  Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available.

Vacation:  Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years.

Holidays Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year.  Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time.

Sick Leave:  12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation.  Sick leave incentive:  An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue.  The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year.

Bereavement Leave3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child.

Merit Salary Increase:  New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range.  After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step.

Job Sharing:  Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources.

Educational Reimbursement Program:  Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year.  Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year.

Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton:  The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area.

School Activities:  Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities.

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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