5 days old

CT - Radiologic Technologist- Float Pool Full Benefits $7500 Bonus (.75 Bellevue)

Kaiser Permanente
Bellevue, WA 98004


This position primarily provides coverage for the techs when they are on vacation or leave.

oIf available, the float will also be utilized for last minute coverage when someone is sick.

oBecause the float covers vacations and such, there are no guaranteed hours per payperiod and some times of the year are busier than others.

You may work 2 weeks in a row (80 hours), you may work a couple of days one week and then one day the next, you may have a week or more without any hours or any other combination thereof. 

When hours are averaged over the year, we have found that our floats have either met or exceeded their FTE but there is the unlikely possibility of not meeting the assigned

Generally the summers are busier and you most likely will have to work the day before or after a holiday.

Provide CT and Diagnostic X-ray imaging services to patients in accordance with physician's orders. Ensure patient safety and provide high quality testing. Prepare rooms and equipment. Perform testing, operating equipment according to prescribed safety standards, and process images. Exercise professional judgment and uphold medical ethics in performance of diagnostic services. Apply knowledge of the principles of growth and development to identify patient and family requirements relative to age specific patients including geriatrics, adults, adolescents, and pediatrics. Maintain strict patient and staff confidentiality. Adhere to appropriate sterile techniques. On occasions when the employee is assigned duties that are within their professional scope of practice but outside of the duties outlined in this job description, the duties of the relevant job description will apply for the duration of the assignment. May require heavy lifting.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Diagnostic Testing: Performs quality images through protocols and positions to best demonstrate anatomic area of interest, respecting patient's comfort and ability. Demonstrates knowledge to perform cross-section imaging. Produces images in accordance with proper radiographic techniques. Evaluates images for technical quality, assuring proper identification is recorded. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to provide services to all age groups served. Provides patient education on procedures according to age-specific needs. Facilitates patient's cooperation and alleviates anxiety by addressing concerns. Verifies appropriate procedure to be performed by checking physician's orders and outpatient prescriptions. Contacts physicians with discrepancies. Demonstrates understanding of contrast agents for the proper organ studies and prepares desired contrast media. Ensures appropriate documentation prior to procedure. Assists with procedures as needed.
  • Customer Service: Provides timely, responsive, expert services to customers in a positive friendly manner, to include patient, physicians, and other fellow employees. Informs consumers and those accompanying them when delays exist and how they are being addressed. Promotes 'patient focused care' throughout daily activities. Provides quality patient care to include preparation, scheduling, description of exam, communication of pain expectation, post procedure expectation and teaching all types of patient procedures as needed. Maintains strict patient and employee confidentiality. Communicate to the patient when they will be receiving their results.
  • Demonstrates compliance in IV access and follows departmental IV protocol. Demonstrates educated and rapid response to contrast reactions as outlined in Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • General Behavior: Observes patient during procedures and reports any unusual occurrences or changes in patient's condition. Arrives at the start of the assigned shift ready to begin work; take lunch and breaks at appropriate times, and leaves work at the end of the assigned shift. Maintains neat, clean and well stock room. Identifies staff training issues and participates in Policy and procedures development as appropriate. Communicates concerns as appropriate to lead technologists and management. Works as an effective team member with other colleagues to efficiently perform radiological procedures. Rotates shifts and assignments as required. Takes stand-by call as assigned and responds to call back per Call Policy. Regulatory: Adheres to Cooperative-wide Personal Protection Equipment, Universal Precautions, Related Medical Waste (RMW), Infection Control, Safety, and other OSHA Policies and Procedures.
  • Information System: Ensures patient information is accurately enters into departmental computer system, as required by each site. Arrives, selects current account and completes patients for the appropriate procedure, as directed in Radiology Information System (RIS).
  • Categories

    Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

    Before you go...

    Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

    Share this job:

    CT - Radiologic Technologist- Float Pool Full Benefits $7500 Bonus (.75 Bellevue)

    Kaiser Permanente
    Bellevue, WA 98004

    Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

    Sign In Create Account
    Powered ByCareerCast