RadiographerTHPG

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
101117
Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Full Time
Facility:
Texas Health Physicians Group


Qualifications/Duties:
Orthopedic Specialty Associates
800 5th Ave #500
Fort Worth TX 76104

Hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
Completion of an ARRT approved Limited Radiologic Technology education program required and
Associate's Degree in Radiologic Technology preferred.

Experience:
2 Years Clinical radiologic technology experience required

Licenses and Certifications:
ARRT Required as well as BLS OR ACLS required.

Under general supervision, the Radiographer is responsible for operating radiology equipment to make imaging films as directed by physicians and performs radiographic  procedures for routine diagnosis and treatment purposes.
Performs specialized procedures for diagnosis and assistance in the design of treatment for patients

Essential Functions
Produces and performs all diagnostic radiographs procedures, to be interpreted by the physician or radiologist.
Take x-rays of various portions of the body in order to diagnosis disease or injury. Positions patients and adjusts equipment for taking diagnostic images following established procedures.
Examines radiology film and/or digital exams for properties such as density and contracts, definition, magnification and distortion.
Maintains radiographic log, in accordance with the policy, taking responsibility for documentation of exam, patient’s name, and/or retake reason. Maintain separate report on all diagnostic x-rays. Maintains accurate department records to satisfy both the state and federal regulations.
Follows principles of safety, radiation protection, and the general comfort and care of the patient. Records test results and monitors patient data.

Files and maintains shipping and receiving log of radiographs and other diagnostic tests requested.
Maintains current MSDS forms for radiology department.
Calibrates and maintains x-ray equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities
Description Proficiency
• Demonstrates knowledge of radiology equipment, anatomy and physiology.
• Thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations.
• Demonstrates knowledge of safety hazards common to radiology including medical equipment,
body mechanics and patient movement.
• Demonstrates skills in properly positioning patients to provide quality imaging.
• Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within field.
• Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) includes more than 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality, patient-safe care at more than 240 offices located throughout the DFW Metroplex.  THPG members are active in group governance and serve on multiple committees and councils.    Ongoing Texas Health initiatives, like the Diversity Action Council and Living the Promise, have helped to create an inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture and workplace, making THPG a great place to work
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