Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco

X-Ray OR Radiologic Technologist/ FT/ Days / 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

Position Competencies/Responsibilities:

  • 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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