Texas Health Resources Lead Radiographer CT in Fort Worth, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

This is a 40 hr weekend position, Sat and Sun (7A-11P), Mon 8:30A-5P

Education:

Graduate of an accredited radiology program

Experience:

2 years of experience in CT hospital experience preferred

Licensure/Certifications

ARRT (R)(CT)

CMRT by either TDH or TMB

BLCS

Good communication, customer service, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Work Hours/Schedule: Full Time, 40 Hrs/Wk

Core Duties/Responsibilities:

Team Leader Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee daily operations of all assigned areas

  2. Monitor, manage, and approve staffing levels

  3. Provide leadership to employees of assigned areas

  4. Participate in employee evaluations and coaching/counseling sessions of assigned areas

  5. Ensure patient satisfaction of assigned areas

  6. Coordinate with other departments when services are requested of assigned areas

  7. Communicate department initiatives and performance of assigned areas

  8. Works closely with physicians and other stakeholders requesting services of assigned areas

  9. Participate in department budgeting process and supply ordering

  10. Participate in equipment evaluation and oversee training of new equipment

  11. Participate in hospital and department committees

  12. Work closely with department manager

  13. Any additional duties as assigned by department manager

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

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

  6. Obtain patient history and ensure female patients age 12-50 complete pregnancy question form

  7. Appropriately handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices

  8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

  9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

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

  11. Safely administers contrast media and other medication in accordance with medication administration guidelines

IMAGING PROCEDURES, QUALITY AND PROCESSING

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

  2. Position patient to correct anatomical area of interest

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

  4. Adjusts technique and protocol parameters appropriately for age related and body habitus factors

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

  6. Maintain attention to details and quality control

  7. Processes and manipulates images to

  8. Analyzes image quality and technique adjustments and has the ability verbalize trouble shooting techniques

  9. Performs portable radiographic and c-arm exams in various areas of the hospital

EQUIPMENT OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

  1. Adjusts technical factors

  2. Operates, cares for and maintains all equipment

  3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

  4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

  5. Maintain equipment and room to sanitary standards

  6. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards and performs QC testing

  7. Day to day work flow in the Radiology department

  8. Schedule for all staff members including a plan for holidays, co responsibility with the Director

  9. Input on counseling and monitoring employees

  10. Input on employee evaluations and will work with the Director

Entity Information:

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

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