Texas Health Resources RAD CT PRN in Prosper, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Prosper is seeking a RAD CT Tech in the IHC Imaging department.

Sunday: 7:00am-7:00pm

also PRN: As needed

Call Required

Minimum Education Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited school of Radiology

Minimum Licensure / Certification Requirements: ARRT(R) upon hire

ARRT(CT) with in 12 months of hire

CMRT by either TDH or TMB upon hire

BLCS

Minimum Experience Requirements:

1 year of Diagnostic Radiology and CT experience preferred.

Minimum Skill Requirements:

Computer and Customer Service Skills

JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Patient Care

  • Prepares room for examination

  • Checks Physician orders, exam requisition, verifies appropriate reason for exam

  • Greets patient and acknowledges patient, uses two forms of ID to identify correct patient

  • Appropriately handles, IV's. O2, chest tubes, urine bags and other patient devices

  • Obtains patient history and symptoms

  • Verifies patient pregnancy status and relays info to patient concerning the exposure to radiation.

  • Uses proper body mechanics to ensure safety of patient and staff.

  • Displays proper etiquette to patients and family members

  • Transports patients safely to and from exam room and waiting area.

  • Safely administers contrast media and other medications according to protocol.

  • Adapts procedures to reflect age, developmental consideration and any physical handicaps or hardships.

  • Practices proper hand hygiene and equipment disinfecting to control the spread of disease.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency equipment and response protocol.

  • Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions for continuity of care.

Imaging procedures (CT and Diagnostic), quality control, and equipment maintenance and operation

  • Explains procedure to patient, guardian or family member if applicable prior to imaging in words that are easily understandable.

  • Follows procedure guidelines, but must show ability to troubleshoot and adjust technical factors to perform the best exam possible for the patient according to ALARA concept..

  • Completes exam in a timely manner, being conscious to patient's comfort and safety.

  • Processes and manipulates patient data to provide best image quality and accuracy for interpretation.

  • Maintains attention to detail and quality control, adjusting technical factors to compensate for clinical diagnosis and patient condition.

  • Analyzes image quality and technique adjustments, and reports any discrepancies to Radiology Engineering for any maintenance issues.

  • Verbalize troubleshooting techniques to supervisor.

  • Performs all quality control and quality assurance testing according to TDH, department protocol, regulatory standards and manufacturing specifications.

Perform other duties as assigned

Entity Information:

Texas Health Neighborhood Care and Wellness Center Prosper, a facility licensed under Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, serves the Prosper, Celina, Little Elm, Cross Roads, and surrounding Collin County communities. The campus of Texas Health Prosper offers comprehensive medical services that include Diagnostic Imaging, Clinical Laboratory, Community Fitness Center, Physical Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Hand Therapy, a 24/7 Emergency Department, and physician offices.

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.