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RAD CT in Kaufman, TX at Texas Health Resources

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kaufman, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/28/2018

Job Description


Texas Health Resources seeks to hire a Radiologic Technician to work Full Time at Texas Health Kaufman.

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

Work Schedule
• Monday-Thursday 10pm-7am

Job Description
Direct Patient Care:
• Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam
• Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest.
• Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations
• Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors
• Maintains attention to details
• Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed
• Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS
• Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS.
• Prints laser images from modality or PACS.
• Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities.
Patient Care:
• Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions
• Assesses and recognizes the patient’s emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions.
• Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies).
• Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures.
• Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID.
• Obtains patient history
• Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging.
• Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.
• Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient.
• Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines.
• Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed
• Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments


Qualifications


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications
• Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology
• 1 Year radiologic technician experience required
• ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R Upon Hire and
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists CT designation within 12 Months and CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire
• BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support within 30 days of Hire Required

Skills:
Communication, Computer and Venipuncture

Why Texas Health Resources?
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman is a 91-bed acute-care, full-service hospital serving Kaufman and Henderson counties and southern Dallas County since 1979. Hospital services include women’s care, cardiac rehabilitation, wound care and diagnostic and imaging services. Texas Health Kaufman was recently recognized as a Pathway to Excellence® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a Level IV Trauma Center. Our location, 35 miles southeast of downtown Dallas, brings all the perks of country living to your lifestyle and puts the city's best features within convenient reach.

-Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

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