Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000395299406

Req. No

70029350

Job Title

Radiology Tech - Clinic

Region

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic

Category

Radiology

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

1-10%

Facility

Palestine Imaging-381BR

Address

3201 S Loop 256
Palestine, TX  75801
US

Type

Full Time

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Position Summary:

Operates radiologic equipment to make clinical diagnostic X-ray films as directed by physicians. Performs routine diagnostic procedures and may be required to function as a Medical Assistant as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Positions patients and adjusts equipment for taking X-rays following established procedures. Instructs patients regarding procedures. Observes patient's vital signs during examination.
  • Follows prescribed safety standards in operating radiologic equipment.
  • Maintains accurate radiology records as directed and logs all procedures completed. Processes routine paperwork and files reports.
  • Selects length and intensity for radiation exposure by adjusting equipment on individual patient basis.
  • Examines radiologic film for properties such as density and contrast, definition, magnification and distortion.
  • Develops and processes radiologic film. Delivers film to radiologists for reading/ interpretation.
  • Maintains examination rooms. Stocks necessary medical and radiologic supplies.
  • Cleans and makes minor adjustments to radiologic equipment. Schedules routine maintenance. Develops and monitors an ongoing QI program with targeted QI aspects of care to be reported on a routine basis. Ensures department compliance with OSHA.
  • Participates in training employees in equipment operation, patient movement, and quality assurance.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  • Enhances professional growth through education programs, conferences, and workshops.
  • Follows the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Maintains strict confidentiality.
  • Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.
  • Maintains established CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
  • Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic's cultural diversity objectives.
  • Supports and adheres to CPG Service Guarantee.
  • Performs other related work as required.

    Qualifications:

    • Completion of course in radiologic technology approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
    • One year of experience as a radiologic technologist preferred.
    • Current state licensure and certification (ARRT) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
    • Current BLS certification.
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