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Radiology Technician, Cardiac Catherization

El Paso, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Radiologist, performs Radiology Services procedures at a technical level requiring no constant supervision of technical detail. Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgement, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures required.  Recognizes the purpose employment is to prioritize the patient as number one, and to put forth the utmost quality as a Technologist. Performs examinations on patients of various ages from pediatric to geriatric. 
 
POPULATION SERVED: 
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served for radiologic exams: Skeletal and all body systems including but not limited to: pulmonary, cardiac, cardiovascular, GI, GU, GYN, Oncology, etc
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Selects and operates equipment, selecting proper technical factors on an individual patient basis, selects and loads proper film cassettes, using film markers correctly and consistently, develops film as required.
  • Transfers and properly position patients for examinations in order to obtain desired radiographic results according to physician specifications. Provides immobilization as required and protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Assist physicians in performance of examinations by mixing and pouring contrast media, administering opaque media, holding and turning patients, assisting in sterile procedures, and other related duties as required.
  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks to include; pulling jackets, inputting/editing exams, and completion of requisition prior to setting films to be read.
  • Receives verbal orders for examinations from a responsible practitioner in keeping with the state license.
  • 6.      Demonstrates Customer Service/Service Plus principles and behaviors appropriately.
 
 
 
 

Qualifications

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS
licensed as a Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist and CPR qualified
REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
 High School Graduate
Graduate of a Cahea approved Radiologic Technologist program of study
Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, positioning, radiographic techniques, and radiation protection concepts and techniques
Knowledge of radiographic physics, knowledge of medical terminology
Reads and writes Basic English, with the basic skills necessary to interpret physicians.
Ability to lift in excess of 100 pounds with assistance of staff
Knowledge of department, hospital and universal infection control policies.
Must have effective communication in listening skills
Must attend all department/hospital-mandated classes such as infection control, fire, safety, etc, in a twelve-month period
 
 
 
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Las Palmas Medical Center
Facility: Las Palmas Medical Center
Job ID: 01515-19042
Category: Imaging
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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