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RADIOGRAPHER in Fort Worth, TX at Texas Health Resources

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Texas Health Southwest seeks to hire a Radiographer to work Full Time.


Salary range is Min. $23.19/hr to Max. $35.49/hr – based on relevant experience


Work Schedule

 Full Time (40/hr/wk); Monday-Friday 9:30AM-6:00PM


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



Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology

Associate's Degree Preferred

1 Year radiologic technologist experience preferred


Previous OR experience preferred

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

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

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support 30 Days Req


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