CHIEF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
Under general supervision, to participate in and supervise the activities at several sites of a small non-emergency x-ray section; and to do other work as required.
This is a single position class with responsibility for the operation of a small x- ray section and the performance of x-ray procedures requiring licensure as a Radiologic Technologist. A majority of the incumbent's time is spent participating in x- ray procedures workload that is predominately chest and musculo-skeletal. The work involves performing x-ray procedures on corpses and other Coroner cases.
Schedules, assigns and reviews the work of subordinates; prepares employee performance evaluations; instructs new employee in departmental and unit policies, operating procedures, operation of equipment, and safety standards and procedures; participates in the training of subordinates; takes chest, musculo-skeletal and other x-rays; places patients in best position to obtain requested x-ray view(s); selects and loads film cassettes, aligns equipment, determines exposure factors and makes exposures so as to produce the best diagnostic film with minimum radiation risk to patient; develops exposed film; cleans equipment and makes necessary minor repairs; confers with physicians, subordinates and other staff concerning x-ray films, techniques and procedures; orders and maintains inventory of films, supplies and equipment; makes recommendations concerning unit staffing, procedures, and equipment and supply use and needs; prepares long range plans and other management projects as assigned; prepares records and reports; insures that radiologic safety standards are maintained; performs x-ray procedures on cadavers; administers electrocardiograms.
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledges and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledges and abilities would be:
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