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Texas Health Resources Radiographer - Central Staffing Office - Seasonal PRN - $60/hr - Eligible to New Hires Only in Arlington, Texas

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.

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

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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