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Radiographer-Central Staffing Office- Seasonal PRN

Company: Texas Health Resources
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Radiographer
$60/hr base pay
CSO Seasonal Program
PRN employment
Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity with a top-notch health care company? We're looking for qualified Radiographer like you to join our Texas Health family.
Position Highlights

Work location: Float throughout DFW Metroplex to a minimum of three (3) Texas Health entity hospitals.
Work environment: Various Radiology departments across the Texas Health System
Work hours: Must commit to work at least 72/hrs per pay period
Salary range: Flat rate of $60.00/hour + various shift diffs
This is a 12 week assignment.
Eligible New Hires Only
Qualifications
Education Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology Req Or Associate's Degree Preferred
Experience 1 Year experience within the last three years (excluding residency/orientation) Req acute care experience Preferred
Licensure

CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire Required
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists 6 Months Required
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Req
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training - within 60 days of hire


Position Responsibilities:
Essential Functions:
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 workflow

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


Why Texas Health
At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a place you'll love to call home.
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.
At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion, and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries.
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we've won and more.
Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org.PI151524055

Keywords: Texas Health Resources, Arlington , Radiographer-Central Staffing Office- Seasonal PRN, Human Resources , Arlington, Texas

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