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The X-Ray Technician, Limited Permit performs x-ray on patients for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes within scope of practice as directed by physician/clinician. Additionally, this position performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running efficiently. The responsibilities of this position are concurrent with CSMCF guidelines, all in accordance with CSMCF policies, practices and procedures.
Job duties and responsibilities:
Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures, positioning patients on the examining table and adjusting equipment to acquire views of body area (Chest, Extremities and Torso-Skeletal)
Performs a range of technical procedures that will require judgment for the radiological diagnosis
Assist medical provider in exam rooms
Escort patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measure vital signs and detail all information in patient's chart
Give instructions to patients as instructed by medical provider
Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, prepare sterilization as required
Take telephone messages and provide feedback and answers to patient/medical provider
Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.)
High School diploma or GED required. Some college preferred.
Graduate of an accredited X-Ray program required.
Current X-Ray Technologist certification (Chest, Extremities and Torso-Skeletal to include Digital Radiography) in California required.
Medical Assistant certificate required.
Basic Life Support from American Heart Association required and/or the American Red Cross
Two to five (2-5) years of experience in an outpatient medical office setting.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Prefer experience with an Electronic Medical Record.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.