Radiology Tech-Cath Lab PRN Days in San Marcos, TX at Central Texas Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    18003847
  • Job Function
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Central Texas Medical Center

Job Description


Description
Central Texas Medical Center
As a member of Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to earning the Gallup Great Workplace Award six years in a row, we have received a Mother-Friendly Worksite designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Our 178-bed hospital includes a Level IV Emergency and Trauma Center, Women’s Center, Level II NICU, Sleep Improvement Center, Institute for Advanced Wound Care Healing, Rehabilitation Institute, home health and hospice care. Through our CREATION Health Institute, we also play an active role in offering free health education and community events to help support a healthy lifestyle.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Is consistent in obtaining high quality images using digital x-ray equipment.  Transfers images to appropriate storage medium. 
  • Learns physician preferences and routines and meets these in a timely manner. 
  • Is able to gather all supplies and set up a sterile field for each procedure that is performed in the cath lab. 
  • Inspects and documents findings of protective wear according to policy. 
  • Monitors radiation safety for staff, physicians, patients and any observers involved in procedures performed in the cath lab.
  • Uses stock judiciously and in a cost-effective manner. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to provide post procedure hemostasis and correctly applies post procedure dressing.
  • Participates in patient/family educational/supportive needs.
  • Participates in quality improvement efforts.  
Qualifications
What you will need:
  • Associate's degree (A. A.) from an accredited School of Radiology, and at least six months to one year related experience and/or training in a Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Must hold a current certificate in C.P.R
  • Must hold a current license as a Radiology Technician in the state of Texas
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Effective communication among employees, and between employees, patients, visitors and supervisors is essential to ensure quality patient care and to avoid misunderstanding, errors and miscommunications which could have a detrimental effect on the health, safety and well-being of patients and co-workers.  In addition to these communication and safety concerns, individuals in this position must be able to effectively review patient and related medical records, understand nurse and/or physician verbal and written instructions, read labels of medications, safety information, and hazardous chemicals.  Therefore, to prevent misunderstandings, errors, and miscommunications in the provision of quality patient care and other job-related services, employees in this position are required to have the capability of fluently speaking, reading, and writing English.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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