SUMMARY: Competently performs a variety of standard, specialty and complex diagnostic radiographic procedures with clinical and technical accuracy. Responsibly administering ionizing radiation using fluoroscopy, computed and direct radiography (including the use of mobile c-arm and x-ray equipment) to achieve good quality studies under a variety of conditions with little or no supervision. Demonstrates sound knowledge of anatomy, physiology and radiation physics and image production. Demonstrates appropriate use of ALARA - minimal technique parameters, collimation and correctly positions patients. Applies the profession's code of ethics in all aspects of practice. Maintains knowledge of, observes, and enforces the safety measures in Environment of Care.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a High School Diploma/GED AND a graduate of a formal program in Radiologic Technology OR a College Degree - 2 year in Radiology. College Degree - 4 year preferred. BLS - Basic Life Support required within 30 days of hire or transfer into position. CRT - CA Radiologic Technologist License and RT-R - ARRT Reg Tech Radiography required. RHF - Rad Tech/Fluoroscopy License required within six (6) months of hire or transfer into position. A minimum of six (6) months of experience in Diagnostic Radiology is required. Pediatric experience and bilingual skills preferred.
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Day shift - Weekends and holidays required.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.