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Special Procedure Technician I

Job ID
2018-47529
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Sierra Nevada Memorial
Shift
Varied
Location
GRASS VALLEY
State/Province
CA
Standard Hours
Varies

Overview

 

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital has proudly served as the sole healthcare provider for western Nevada County for more than 50 years. Much has happened since the hospital opened in 1958, including additions in 1994 of a 68,000 square foot Outpatient Center, a comprehensive Cancer Center and most recently, the opening of the Sierra Nevada Diagnostic Center in the fall of 2006. SNMH is a licensed, acute care hospital providing a full range of services including cardiovascular, surgical, emergency and diagnostic. SNMH offers access to the SNMH Health Sciences Library. The library features continuing and medical education for healthcare professionals, diabetes classes, prenatal classes, cancer support groups, and family caregiver classes. In addition, we have more than 90 board certified primary and specialty care physicians on our active and associate medical staff.

 

Responsibilities

 

Postion Summary:

The Diagnostic Imaging Special Procedures Technologist I performs general radiographic procedures as well as at least one other imaging modality, CT, Angiography, Mammography, Bone Densitometry or MRI.
 

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications:
  • California State Department of Health Certification as a Certified Radiologic Technologist   (CRT)
  • California fluoroscopic permit.
  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) preferred.
  • Current CPR / BLS certification 
  • Current California State Department of Health Certification as a Certified MammographyTechnologist- Mammography Techs Only
  • MQSA (Mammography Quality Standards Act) -mammography technologists only
  • One year experience in CT or one year experience in MRI or one year experience in  Mammography
  • One year experience in an Imaging Department

Knowledge of:

  • Anatomy and physiology for Imaging including cross sectional relationships
  • Medical terminology related to Imaging procedures.
  • Principles of operation and care of radiologic, mammography, CT or MRI equipment.
  • Currently accepted diagnostic radiologic, special procedures, mammography, CT or MRI procedures.
  • Radiation safety requirements and practices for the operator, patient and public
  • Mechanical and electrical safety practices and requirements in the patient examination environment.
  • Preparation, use and hazards of diagnostic contrast materials.

 

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