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Texas Health Resources Seasonal Radiologic Technologist - Central Staffing Office in Arlington, Texas

Seasonal Radiologic Technologist

Central Staffing Office

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits?

We’re looking for qualified Radiologic Technologists like you to join our Texas Health family.

Work location: Will float throughout DFW Metroplex to a minimum of three (3) Texas Health Entity Hospitals

Work hours: Full Time Nights – 7:00 pm to 7:00 am for 36 hours per week. Must commit to work at least 72 hours per pay period. Weekend and holiday requirements

Central Staffing Office Department Highlights:

  • Competitive flat rate of pay at $60.00 an hour

  • Upon completion of the 22 week commitment, employees will receive a 10% completion bonus

  • Able to participate in Texas Health’s 401k program

Here’s What you Need:

Education

Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology REQUIRED Or

Associate's Degree Preferred

Experience

1 Year experience within the last three years (excluding residency/orientation) REQUIRED

Acute Care experience Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

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 REQUIRED

What you will do:

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

  1. Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam

  2. Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest

  3. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations

  4. Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

  5. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

  6. Maintains attention to details

  7. Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed

  8. Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS

  9. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

  10. Prints laser images from modality or PACS

  11. Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities 45%

Patient Care

  1. Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

  2. Assesses and recognizes the patient’s emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions

  3. Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)

  4. Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

  5. Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

  6. Obtains patient history

  7. Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging

  8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

  9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

  10. Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines

  11. Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed

  12. Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments 20%

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

  1. Adjusts technical factors

  2. Operates, cares for and maintains equipment

  3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

  4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

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

  6. Stocks supplies daily

  7. Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

  8. Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

  9. Productive during periods of decreased work flow 20%

Professional Accountability and Partnership

  1. Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

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

  3. Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

  4. Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

  5. Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor 15%

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Radiologic Technologist

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

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , 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 .

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