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Radiology Technician in Killeen, TX at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    4/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    19002236
  • Job Function
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    4 - Weekend Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Texas

Job Description


Description
Radiology Technician - AdventHealth Central Texas
 
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN Weekend Only Shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Adheres to the hospital and department policies and procedures as related to the radiology department clinical area.
  • Responsible for the application of imaging guidelines and standards in accordance with current practices.
  • Patient Care activities include, but not limited to:
  • Follows supervisors direction and job assignments daily with flexibility as changes necessitate.
  • Reviews imaging orders to assess correctness of examination requested and any patient special needs or conditions.
  • Ensures correct patient for each procedure using proper standards for identification.
  • Communicates with all patients professionally at all times while looking for opportunities to exceed their expectations.
  • Provides instructions /educates patients and/or significant other on examinations to be performed when necessary.
  • Maintains cleanliness and proper working order of assigned equipment, examination rooms and overall appearance of department and facility.  
  • Greets and assists patients when visiting  the department and when assistance is necessary while in the hospital
  • Immediately provides supervisor with detailed information on any safety concerns for patients or staff  that may impact care or overall wellbeing.
  • Has knowledge of and understands current JCAHO Standards for the clinical aspect of the department.
  • Promotes teamwork with physicians and all health care providers.
  • Actively participates in Patient Experience / Performance Improvement projects for clinical areas.
  • Activity participates in assigned meetings.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Ability to perform radiographic procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.
  • Knowledge of communication styles and constant deployment of proper engagement behaviors when encountering patients, staff and physicians.
  • Education: Graduation from an accredited radiology program
  • Successful completion of American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) boards and maintaining ARRT Certification and continuing education requirements.
  • TMB licensed in the State of Texas, or have achieved this status within the time period of temporary certification expiration with the State of Texas.
  • Current basic life support (BLS) certification.
  • Experience:  2 years’ experience in hospital clinical radiology, preferred.
  • Other ARRT certifications, (M) (CT).
Job Summary:
Performs radiographic procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment, in adverse situations. To obtain quality diagnostic radiographs and will assume responsibility for related tasks as needed. Behavior and communication skills must always be in keeping with the organizations standards of behavior policy.

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

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