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Radiologic Technologist

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

$500 sign on bonus available
SEIU Local 105 - $32.87 - $36.66
"May be entitled to translation/bilingual, shift or other wage premiums as governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Please refer to the respective collective bargaining agreement for additional information on such wage premiums:"
Operates radiology equipment to produce radiographic images of specified areas of the body and performs related technical x-ray procedures, in accordance with physician's orders and standard techniques, procedures or specific instructions; to include sterile techniques, basic patient care procedures and monitoring. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationship with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves problems.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.

  • Instructs patient in a courteous manner regarding imaging procedures. Positions patients and operates radiographic equipment.

  • Performs radiographic procedures, both fixed and portable. Reviews images for accuracy and technical quality according to established standards. Repeats images as needed; submits images for interpretation by radiologist or designee. Practices ALARA principles and ensures proper radiation safety practices.

  • Assists with procedures (example: fluoroscopy), follows established guidelines; provides patient education; obtains informed consent as needed; documents appropriate information as required; practices sterile techniques and standard precautions.

  • Utilizes Radiology Information System (RIS), Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) following established practice guidelines.

  • Follows established quality assurance/quality control program. monitoring the operating condition of the equipment and accessories. Contacts service engineer and promptly reports equipment malfunctions to supervisor.

  • Maintains inventory of supplies used, according to established levels.

  • Communicates clearly, effectively and appropriately both verbally and with written communication. Demonstrates courteous and appropriate telephone skills. Considers the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients in the age group served.

  • Exercises clinical judgment within scope of practice.

  • May work with students and may be required to work at the reception desk or on the phones to schedule appointments.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • N/A


      • Successful completion of a 2 year Radiologic Technology training program approved by the American Medical Association.

      • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.

        License, Certification, Registration

        • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

          Additional Requirements:

          • Ability to operate Radiologic equipment and perform related technical procedures.

          • Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds.

          • Excellent customer service skills required, with a focus on patient centered care.

          • Basic computer skills required.

            Preferred Qualifications:

            • Minimum of six (6) months experience as a radiology technologist preferred.


              • Travel requirements subject to change.

              • Position may be asked to cover shifts at other KP Medical Imaging locations based on business need.

              • Float Pool position but will have set schedule at East Denver clinic on Fridays from 730am-615pm.

              • Float schedule Tuesday-Thursday.

                COMPANY: KAISER
                TITLE: Radiologic Technologist
                LOCATION: Denver, Colorado
                REQNUMBER: 1122504
                External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Denver , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Denver, Colorado

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