CT/Radiology Technologist - Full Time - 10 or 12 hour shifts - Sign-On Bonus

Hill Country Memorial Hospital   Fredericksburg, TX   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 6, 2023
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Ability to function without direct supervision. The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served in his/her department.  The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principle of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify his/her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Complies with ALL department and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Perform a variety of tasks involved in operating x-ray equipment to make radiographs of designated body portions. Adjust equipment for proper radiographic exposure techniques in accordance with radiation safety guidelines.
  • Explain x-ray procedures to patients.
  • Position patients for each anatomical view using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary.
  • Monitor accessory equipment and assist the physician with fluoroscopic procedures and special radiographic procedures.
  • Accurately process images for optimal quality. Match with appropriate paperwork for interpretation.
  • Demonstrate acceptable film quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors, and collimation.
  • Understands and uses PACS systems, if applicable.
  • Responsible for working with Chief Technologist of Radiology to operate the Diagnostic section of Radiology as cost effective as possible.
  • Explain procedures to patient before beginning.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality according to HIPPA guidelines.
  • Responsible for adherence to Hospital Dress code policy maintaining and presenting a professional appearance at all times.
  • Performs multiple Computed Tomography procedures.
  • Explain procedures to patient before beginning.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality according to HIPPA guidelines.
  • Perform quality control procedures on equipment and images, works with Radiology Director and or Assistant Director and Chief Technologist on scheduling of any service and or preventative maintenance needed or required.
  • Ensure adequate supplies on hand to perform any exams and invasive procedures.
  • Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary. Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary.
  • Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedures. Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label.

 

Qualifications

Licenses & Certifications Required: CPR, ARRT