Kaiser Permanente Radiologic Technologist I - Grade 767 in Mountain View, California

Under the direction of the Imaging Services Director and Chief of Diagnostic Imaging, performs radiographic diagnostic imaging procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis of disease and injuries. Operates the radiographic equipment to produce radiographic recorded images of the body. Performs technological functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient care utilizing efficient and safe processes.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs specialized and routine diagnostic radiology procedures.

  • Exhibiting a high degree of tact, courtesy, and poise, explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.

  • Prepares and positions patient for diagnostic imaging procedures.

  • Adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician.

  • Determines exposure factors based on height, weight, portion of body involved, and degree on penetration required.

  • Moves imaging equipment into specified position.

  • Adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors and produce images of proper detail, density, and accuracy.

  • Operates mobile radiologic equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside.

  • Prepares images for reading by radiologist or requesting physician.

  • Processes images and reviews for proper identification and quality control.

  • Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, and makes minor repairs on radiologic equipment, arranging for repairs as needed.

  • Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.

  • Completes forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed.

  • Orients new staff and trains students.

  • Performs other related duties as necessary.

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • California Certified Radiologic Technologist license (CRT).

  • California State Fluoroscopy Permit (for employees hired after Sept 1, 2005 - must obtain CA Fluoroscopy Permit within 6 months of being placed into position).

  • California Venipuncture Certificate (for employees hired after Sept 1, 2005 - must obtain CA Venipuncture Certificate within 6 months of being placed into position).

  • California Mammography Certificate, when required for the position.

  • BLS certification required.

  • Ability to perform all general diagnostic and routine duties as determined by the employer.

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to write simple correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.

  • Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.


TITLE: Radiologic Technologist I - Grade 767

LOCATION: Mountain View, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.