Performs a variety of imaging procedures, including CT/MRI procedures, and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. Participates in CQI activities. Clients served are predominately adults and geriatrics, but adolescents/pediatrics and infants will occasionally be treated.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential Job Duties
Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.
Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.
Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure - makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
Shall at all times work under the direction of the medical director.
Takes MR/CT calls according to monthly schedule after the closing of the regular department hours.
Completes all work before clocking out and leaving. Informs nursing if exam cannot be performed on the day ordered.
Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed.
Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation.
Interacts professionally with patient/family.
Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer's instruction.
Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population.
Must be acquainted with local fire and safety regulations.
Has knowledge of hospital policies and the functions of other departments.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
Adheres to scheduling requests of the department (Works weekends, no â��special days offâ��, no exceptions).
Adheres to the Customer Service Standards of Texas Regional Medical Center while representing the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department and complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Utilizes computerized punch time system correctly.
Completes annual education requirements and maintains regulatory requirements.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears identification while on duty.
Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion and has not missed any mandatory in-services.
Attends at least 8 staff meetings annually, is responsible for information presented at monthly staff meetings that he/she is unable to attend.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Bachelor of Science degree is preferred, but not required.
One year of radiologic/imaging experience.
Prefer specific experience and training in CT/MRI.
Graduation from an AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology.
Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
ARRT and CRT certification.
Current AHA BLS certification.
Knowledge and understanding of general anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.
Possesses a high level of knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
Proficiency with most major MRI/CT equipment manufacturer's hardware and software.
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
Additional languages preferred.
Basic computer knowledge.
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
Primary Location: Sunnyvale, Texas
Facility: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.