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CT Radiographer

  • Texas Health Resources
  • Arlington, TX, United States
  • May 10, 2019

Job Description

Texas Health Arlington Memorial seeks to hire a CT Radiographer to work Full Time.

 

Salary range is Min. $28.73/hr to Max. $41.99/hr ? based on relevant experience

 

Work Schedule

 Full Time (32/hr/wk); Thursday- Sunday 5:00P-1:30A with rotating call required

 

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

1. Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam

2. Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest

3. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations

4. Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

5. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

6. Maintains attention to details

7. Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed 8. Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS

9. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

10. Prints laser images from modality or PACS

11. Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

 

Patient Care

1. Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

2. Assesses and recognizes the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions

3. Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)

4. Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

5. Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

6. Obtains patient history

7. Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging

8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

10. Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines

11. Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed

12. Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

 

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

1. Adjusts technical factors

2. Operates, cares for and maintains equipment

3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

5. Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards between patients (injectors, table tops, floors)

6. Stocks supplies daily

7. Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

8. Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

9. Productive during periods of decreased work flow

 

Professional Accountability and Partnership

1. Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

2. Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner

3. Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

4. Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

5. Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor


 

Qualifications


Education
Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology Required

 Or
Associate's Degree Preferred

Experience
1 Year radiologic technician experience Required

Licenses and Certifications
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R Upon Hire 

 And
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists CT designation with in 12 Months of hire

 And
CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire

And
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support  with in 30 Days of hire


 

 

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Company Description:

With 13 hospitals across the DFW Metroplex and one of the largest faith based health care systems in the United States, Texas Health has the resources to offer a variety of career growth opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. The system's primary service area consists of 16 counties in North Texas, home to more than 6.2 million people. Nurses can choose to work at urban, suburban, or rural facilities or at acute-care or short-stay hospitals. The ability to move within the system gives nurses a level of flexibility that’s hard to match.

Our values include respect, integrity, compassion, and excellence. These values allow us to remember that every member of our staff represents the healing hands and caring hearts of Texas Health Resources. Every one of us is working together to make health care human again. More importantly, Texas Health is a great place to work.

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