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Texas Health Resources Radiographer PRN - Radiology Diagnostic in Rockwall, Texas

Radiographer

Are you looking for a rewarding career with a top-notch healthcare company? We are looking for a qualified Radiographer PRN like you to join our Texas Health Family

Work location: Texas Health Rockwall – 3150 Horizon Road, Rockwall TX 75032

Work hours: PRN as needed

Radiology Department Highlights:

  • Great Work life Balance with creative work schedules

  • Very Family Friendly atmosphere and work environment in the Imaging Department

  • New State of the Art Imaging Equipment installed in 2022

  • Great group of Radiologists to work with

Here’s What You Need

Education

Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology upon hire REQUIRED or

Associate's Degree preferred

Experience

1 Year radiologic technologist experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications

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

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists 6 Months REQUIRED and

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly REQUIRED

Skills

Communication, computer, venipuncture

What You Will Do

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

  • 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

  • Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

  • 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

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

  • Adjusts technical factors

  • Operates, cares for and maintains equipment

  • Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

  • Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

  • Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards between patients (injectors, table tops, floors)

  • Stocks supplies daily

  • Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

  • Productive during periods of decreased work flow

Professional Accountability and Partnership

  • Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

  • Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner

  • Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

  • Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

  • Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

Additional perks of being a Texas Heath Radiographer (PRN)

  • Opportunity to contribute to your own 401K

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site (https://jobs.texashealth.org/) for info like Benefits (https://jobs.texashealth.org/benefits) , Job Listings by Category (https://jobs.texashealth.org/professions) , recent Awards (https://jobs.texashealth.org/awards) we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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