Emergency Radiologic Technologist Pool (Continuous Hiring)
Department: Campus Health & Wellbeing (205700)
College/Division: Student Affairs
Salary Range: CSU Salary Range: Radiologic Technologist I ($20.48- $38.36 per hour) CSU Salary Range: Radiologic Technologist II ($21.96 - $41.16 per hour)
The Emergency Radiologic Technologist Pool is intended for qualified applicants to be called upon for temporary appointments, on an as-needed basis.
Should your application be reviewed, and you be selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the department. Depending on departmental needs, interviews may be conducted at any time while the Emergency Radiologic Technologist Pool is open.
The purpose of Campus Health & Wellbeing is to help students achieve and maintain academic success and lifelong health and wellbeing by providing timely and appropriate primary and acute health care, disease and injury prevention education, professional mental health, outreach, educational services and campus consultations.
Under the general direction of the X-Ray Supervisor, the Radiologic Technologist has responsibility for taking and developing plain diagnostic X-rays, ensuring the quality, safety, and organization of the X-ray operations including compliance with standards and regulations, and interfacing with patients, clinicians, and vendors, as well as performing medical office assistant, lab, and other support duties when not occupied in the X-ray department.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
Radiologic Technologist I:
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of an accredited program in radiologic technology.
Licenses, Certificates, Credentials:
Possess and maintain a Certificate of Radiologic Technology as a certified radiologic technologist issued by the Radiologic Health Branch of the California Department of Public Health;
Basic life support (or higher) cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification for Healthcare Providers (by date of hire).
Radiologic Technologist II:
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent plus the requisite postsecondary education to obtain a Certificate of Radiologic Technology from an accredited school of radiologic technology.
Licenses, Certificates, Credentials: Possess (or ability to obtain by date of hire) and maintain the following:
Valid and current Certificate of Radiologic Technology as a certified radiologic technologist issued by the Radiologic Health Branch of the California Department of Health Services.
Two years of increasingly responsible experience as a certified radiologic technologist.
Valid and current basic life support cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification.
NEEDS WILL DIFFER DEPENDING ON ASSIGNMENT. DESIRED SKILLS AND/OR ABILITIES MAY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
Through knowledge of modern X-ray and CR equipment and techniques; regional and gross anatomy of the human body, standardized radiological clinical procedures.
Knowledge of principles of radiation protection and hazards of radiologic materials and the safety precautions required; industry standards and ethics pertaining to radiologic technology; and federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to radiology.
Ability to perform general diagnostic radiographic procedures and effectively assess the quality of images taken; operate allocable diagnostic equipment including X-ray and digital imaging equipment; produce quality radiographs and images using applicable systems to manipulate and enhance images; and perform simple maintenance on applicable equipment.
Ability to effectively use computerized systems associated with producing and manipulating computerized images; and maintain records and use applicable computerized systems.
Ability to recognize patient emergencies and alert practitioners.
Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
Working knowledge of and ability to use medical terminology, scheduling and medical records techniques, follow general medical principles and practices such as universal precautions, aseptic technique, first aid, and CPR at the heathcare provider w/AED level.
Working knowledge of CLIA-waived testing procedures and methods. Demonstrated ability to apply various techniques to collect required specimens with accuracy and detail.
Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Strong computer skills including familiarity with both standard office and specialized X-ray setting medical software including medical scheduling programs and electronic health records.
Sound knowledge and skills relevant to confidential data management for both manual and automated/computerized information systems used in radiologic and health care settings.
Ability to project an image of competence, kindness, courtesy, and professionalism that enhances patient and public confidence in the Student Health Center.
ALL APPLICANTS FROM PREVIOUS EMERGENCY CLERICAL POOLS MUST RE-APPLY WITH AN UPDATED ONLINE APPLICATION.
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, physically assist and position patients, perform gross and fine motor activities, move quickly through confined and expansive areas, lift up to 50 pounds, hear and speak clearly, and respond effectively in a medical or environmental emergency.
Must have visual acuity sufficient to operate x-ray equipment and evaluate image quality.
Must be able to work in walk-in clinic where there is constant flow of sick and injured patients with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) when applicable.
Must be able to operate the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and administer CPR in an emergency response.
Must be able to operate wheelchair and hare cot for patient transport in a safe manner.
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check.
This position classification has been defined as non-exempt and is subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
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Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international an...d multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.