TECH - RADIOLOGY/IMAGING

Ardent Health Services

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY: The Tech - Radiology/Imaging operates ionizing radiation producing equipment, under licensure from the Bureau of Radiation Control through the State of Texas. The technologist develops film using the PACS system, prepares exam rooms and gathers supplies for ordered exams. The Technologist ensures equipment is in working order and that the equipment is clean. The Technologist assist Radiologist and nurses to ensure the correct exam is performed in a safe environment. The Technologist utilizes the Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement. The RT works with all age groups (pedi, geriatric, trauma, surgical).

KEY PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
I. SERVICE EXCELLENCE
Demonstrates three service excellence competencies.

II. HOUSEWIDE REQUIREMENTS
Meets the organization’s expectations regarding house-wide requirements.

III. PROVISION OF SERVICES

Performs a variety of technical procedures. Assist Radiologist and staff physicians as needed. Shows appropriate radiographic skills. Demonstrates good patient care. Uses immobilization devices according to policy. Maintains all HIPPA regulations. Performs contrast injections per policy. Utilizes the appropriate leadership skills in supervising, delegating, and evaluating performance of students. Maintain good communications skills. Has good problem resolution. Is a professional role model to all personnel.

Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitor and employees. The Technologist assesses risk to patient safety and implements the appropriate precaution. The Technologist will comply with appropriate and approved standards to include: Radiation Safety (ALARA), patient related safety, and infection control.

Revised June 2013

JOB TITLE: Tech - Radiology/Imaging

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

1. Ability to read and write in English 2. Ability to speak and hear, to allow discussions with employees and peers. 3. Ability to cope with and remain calm under stress. 4. Dosimetry badge must be worn at all times. 5. Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions 6. Bending and lifting (50-75 lbs), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing and pulling. 7. Electrical and radiant energy hazards are present. 8. Ability to respond to pages. 9. Near visual acuity and depth perception to examine exposed film for pertinent detail. 10. Lead protective gloves, and apron must be worn during certain procedures.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fuhs.alertline.com%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7Cd7a306b32f7243f1bd4608d82cc6d79b%7C3d1686d1b444415a93fd1aab58a64f3a%7C1%7C0%7C637308579810986670&sdata=Cqoe6%2BeNfe428E6rWfm%2B%2BuYlGWTS%2BI2F2s%2Be8t%2B8obA%3D&reserved=0 > or 1-800-852-3449.

Qualifications

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS USED: 1. Telephone and Voice Mail 2. Computer systems: SMS, RMS, OPUS, Lotus Notes 3. Intercom 4. Paging system 5. Personal Computer 6. Dictaphone System 7. Facsimile Machine 8. Copier 9. Radiographic units, both standing and portable 10. Fluoroscopic units 11. Pneumatic tube system 12. PACS system 13. Digitizer 14. Lifting devices 15. Other specific to area of assignments 16. Protective garments 17. Monitoring devices 18. Processing devices

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

Current: ARRT, Texas License, and CPR certification.

TMC Bonham Hospital

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