Radiology Technologist (RT) Full-Time CT, MRI or X-ray
Performs quality scans accurately and promptly, following physicians’ orders and special instructions. Assists with operative Room cases and interventional procedures, as needed, in diagnostic and CT/MRI modalities. Safely operates CT/MRI or X-ray equipment following manufacturer’s guidelines and ALARA. Prepares patient’s room with needed supplies and medications/contrast. Provides history and communicates with the Radiologist regarding protocol changes. Provides essential Imaging services for the department. Practices Image Gently and Image Wisely on ALL exams.
- ARRT Registered in X-ray and other modality(s) or registry eligible
- Preferred One (1) year of patient care experience in Radiology
- Licensed by the Texas Department of Health as a Medical Radiologic Technologist – General License
- Current BLS Certification
- Willing to participate in the Departmental Call Rotation
- Must be available to work holidays and other shifts as needed
- Produces radiographs using proper technical factors, develops x-ray films, and checks each film for proper position and exposure.
- Proficient in the use of Radiology equipment and exposure.
- Practices proper radiation safety; (ALARA) techniques on all procedures performed.
- Performs all quality control checks as prescribed. Maintains accurate QC logs, including ACR requirements, Service records. Etc.
- Obtains and examines the requisitions and physician’s orders – be aware of information such as the condition of the patients, the procedure requested, and any other special notes and comments.
- Coordinates patient flow to maximize patient comfort.
- Establishes priorities and goals, effectively assesses situations, weighs alternatives, and makes decisions consistent with the job.
- Ability to take appropriate measures regarding patient’s age and risk factors when performing diagnostic procedures.
- Participates in staff meetings and educational activities.
- Demonstrate flexibility in staffing and scheduling requirements to meet the needs of the department and the hospital.
- Willingness to float to other sections of the department when necessary for patient care and safety. Is helpful and productive throughout the assigned float period.
- Complies with all other hospital or departmental policies and procedures not listed previously.
- Understands the clinical competency system.
- Supports the educational process of affiliated students.
- Demonstrates responsibility for the care of the patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns, and extraneous radiation to patients.
- Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
- Assists radiologists with varying studies to include, but not limited to, arthrograms, myelograms, lumbar punctures, interarticular injections, biopsies, abscess drainages, tube placements, and tube injections.
- Advanced procedures could include Nephrostomy-placement/injections, ureteral stents, cystostomy, nephroureterectomy, renal angiography, and venous interventional studies.
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