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Texas Health Resources Radiographer CT in Kaufman, Texas

Texas Health Kaufman seeks to hire a CT Radiographer to work Full Time.

The address is 850 Highway 243 West Kaufman, TX 75142

Salary range is Min. $28.73/hr to Max. $41.99/hr – based on relevant experience

Hours/Schedule

Full Time ( 40/hr/wk) varying days working 3:00P-11:00P

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

  8. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

  9. Prints laser images from modality or PACS

  10. Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

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

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

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

Qualifications

Education

Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology Required

Or

Associate's Degree Preferred

Experience

1 Year radiologic technician experience w/out ARRT-CT Required

or

no experience w/ARRT-CT Required

2 years CT Experience is Strongly Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R Upon Hire Required

And

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists CT designation Upon Hire Required

Or

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists CT (if 1 year radiology technician exp) with in 12 Months of hire Required

And

CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire Required

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 30 Days of hire Required

At Texas Health Kaufman we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 91-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital serving our community since 1979. Our location in the Kaufman provides convenient care to the residents of Henderson counties, Kaufman, Crandall, Forney, Terrell, southern Dallas and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for women’s services, cardiac rehabilitation, wound care, diagnostic and imaging services we’ve got it. Plus we’re a Pathway to Excellence hospital, a Level IV Trauma Center and provide top-notch respiratory care, nuclear medicine and emergency medicine.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Kaufman is a Joint Commission-certified Stage IV Trauma Facility, a Stage III Certified Stroke Center and has received the Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women’s services, cardiac care and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

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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