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Texas Health Resources Radiologic Technologist (RAD Tech) in Dallas, Texas

PRN Radiologic Technologist (RAD Tech)

Radiology Diagnostic department is looking for a RAD MRI Technologist (RAD Tech). Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75231

Work hours: PRN-(7P-7A or 11P-11A) varying days of the week. Other shifts available as needed

Radiology Diagnostic highlights:

  • Fast-paced

  • High volume department seeing high Level Trauma 1, Stroke, ED, outpatients, and inpatients

Here’s What You Need

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology upon hire required or

  • Associate’s Degree preferred.

  • 1-year radiologic technologist experience preferred.

  • CMRT – Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist, either by the TDH or TMB upon hire required and

  • ARRT – American Registry of Radiology within 6 months of hire required and

  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required.

  • Communication, computer, and venipuncture experience helpful.

What You Will Do

Essential Functions:

Imaging Quality and Processing:

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

  • Position’s 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 9. 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).

  • Check’s physician orders and exam requisitions using time out procedures.

  • Greets and acknowledges patients using two forms of ID.

  • Obtains patient history.

  • Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices and monitors patients during imaging.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.

  • Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patients.

  • 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

  • Stocks supplies.

  • Exchanges and maintains radiology film badges.

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

  • Productive during periods of decreased workflow.

  • Performs any assignment deemed necessary by Supervisor.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Radiologic Technologist

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • 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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