Dallas, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Dallas
Texas Health Dallas is seeking a Radiographer in the Diagnostic Radiology Department
PRN: As needed
Call required - response time 30 minutes
Minimum Education Requirements:
Associate's Degree or equivalent from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology is required.
Minimum Licensure / Certification Requirements:
ARRT (R) preferred, CMRT, CPR. Must be ARRT registered within 1 year of employment
Minimum Experience Requirements:
0- 6 months experience
Minimum Skill Requirements:
Strong communication and computer skills are required.
JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assesses and recognizes the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psycho-social conditions.
Prepares room for examination (ie: suction, oxygen, supplies).
Checks physicians orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures.
Greets and acknowledges patients using two forms of identification.
Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging.
Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.
Administers contrast media in accordance with medication administration guidelines.
Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed.
Appropriate response to age-specific and cultural needs are met.
Ensuring patient equipment is in working order and ready to use to eliminate patient risk.
Exam and relevant clinical information is accurate.
The correct examination is performed on the correct patient.
The patient receives the appropriate care in consultation with the Radiologist.
The patient's procedure is performed without incident.
Patients in distress are responded to appropriately.
Explains procedures to patient or guardian/family member if applicable prior to exam.
Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest.
Performs complex procedures including age-related criteria and developmental considerations.
Assists Radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique.
Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.