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Radiographer PRN in Arlington, TX at Texas Health Resources

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Texas Health Arlington Memorial seeks to hire a Radiographer working PRN.

 

Salary Range is min-$23.19/hr to Max-$35.19/hr-based on relevant experience.

 

Work Schedule

PRN ( as needed) working rotating shifts and hours.


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 

 Or
Associate's Degree Preferref

Experience
1 Year radiologic technologist experience Preferred

Licenses and Certifications
CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire 

 And
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists with in 6 Months of hire 

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


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