Senior Special Procedures Technologist
Mercy General Hospital - Sacramento, CA

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This position requires satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an approved school or training facility. ARRT is preferred. Candidates must have the following knowledge and abilities: Knowledge of: anatomy and physiology for imaging including cross sectional relationships; medical terminology relating to radiology; principles of operation and care of x-ray machines and accessory equipment; currently accepted diagnostic radiologic procedures; radiation safety requirements and practices for the operator, patient and public; film processing systems; mechanical and electrical safety practices and requirements in the patient examination environment; preparation, use and hazards of diagnostic contrast materials. Ability to: minimize radiation exposure to patients, self and other persons; perform general and specialized radiographic procedures which meet the department's standard of quality; recognize and respond to allergic reactions and other life-threatening patient conditions which might arise during the examination process; act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public; maintain confidentiality of patient records and information; remain calm and reassure those who may be distressed by the examination or procedure; develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with physicians and hospital personnel; work effectively under stress and adjust priorities as circumstances require; organize work assignments, maintaining accurate and complete records; maintain a high degree of accuracy in procedural detail and required records; work independently on-call covering all normal clerical and technical functions. Candidates must have a current California license as a certified Radiologic Technologist with Fluoroscopic permit and a CPR Certification from the American Heart Association and MRI Licensure.

The incumbent performs diagnostic imaging procedures according to the written or transcribed verbal orders of a physician and within the scope of his or her Certification at all MHS facilities under the direction of the Imaging Supervisor and the Medical Director of Radiology. Demonstrates competency in patient care for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.

The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy General Hospital and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.

Mercy, a member of Dignity Health, is an integral part of Sacramento , California ’s state capitol. Sacramento is a rapidly growing metropolitan area that is family-centric, culturally diverse, and offers an array of affordable housing options . Over the years, our hospitals have evolved, but our mission has remained the same -- to promote healthy communities.

Regarded as one of the area's most comprehensive and accomplished medical centers, we're proud to offer career opportunities to you! For more than 100 years, Mercy General Hospital has carried forward its founding Sisters' tradition of healing with compassion. Our vital statistics - 343 beds, 2,317 employees, 500 active medical staff, 251 deliveries a month and 17,250 patients admitted annually-speak to our strength and presence in the community. We're also proud of the recognition our teams have received throughout the world. Since 1997, we've earned a spot on three prestigious 100 Top Hospitals lists: Top 100 Hospitals, National Benchmarks for Success; 100 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals; Top 100 Hospitals, Thomson. Please visit our website at www.mercygeneral.org to learn more about us.

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