Posted: Monday, September 4, 2017 6:28 PM
Qualifications/Duties:? Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Rad technology? 0- 6 months in CT, Prefer experience in hospital setting? ARRT (R, CT),TMB, CPRWork Hours/Schedule: PRN (As Needed), variable hours and shifts PATIENT CARE Core Belief: Each person has the right to individualized care, which promotes wholeness in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Partnerships are essential to coordinate, integrate, and deliver health care across the continuum. 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 (ie suction, oxygen, supplies) 4. Checks physician orders and exam requisitions 5. Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID 6. Obtain patient history and ensure female patients aged 12-50 complete pregnancy question form 7. Appropriately handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices 8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment 9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient 10. Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed 11. Safely administers contrast media and other medication in accordance with medication administration guidelines IMAGING PROCEDURES, QUALITY AND PROCESSING Core Belief: To improve the health of the people in the communities we serve and customer satisfaction 1. Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam 2. Position patient to correct anatomical area of interest 3. Performs complex radiographic and computed tomography procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations 4. Adjusts technique and protocol parameters appropriately for age related and body habitus factors 5. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique 6. Maintain attention to details and quality control 7. Processes and manipulates images 8. Analyzes image quality and technique adjustments and has the ability to verbalize trouble shooting techniques 9. Performs portable radiographic and c-arm exams in various areas of the hospital 10. Provides after hours call support for radiology and/or CT 11. Prints laser images from modality or copies films/CD EQUIPMENT OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE Core Belief: Each person has the responsibility to achieve organizational effectiveness by protecting our physical resources and financial performance. 1. Adjusts technical factors 2. Operates, cares for and maintains all equipment 3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories 4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction 5. Maintain equipment and room to sanitary standards 6. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards and performs QC testingEntity Information:Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence? designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated United Health Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. Company Description:With 13 hospitals across the DFW Metroplex and one of the largest faith based health care systems in the United States, Texas Health has the resources to offer a variety of career growth opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. The system's primary service area consists of 16 counties in North Texas, home to more than 6.2 million people. Nurses can choose to work at urban, suburban, or rural facilities or at acute-care or short-stay hospitals. The ability to move within the system gives nurses a level of flexibility that's hard to match.Our values include respect, integrity, compassion, and excellence. These values allow us to remember that every member of our staff represents the healing hands and caring hearts of Texas Health Resources. Every one of us is working together to make health care human again. More importantly, Texas Health is a great place to work.Apply for any of the open positions with Texas Health Resources today or stay in touch with us and join our Talent Community to receive email alerts of job opportunities.
• Location: Fort Worth
• Post ID: 65292842 fortworth