Radiology Technologist - PASC at Christus Health

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: San Antonio, Texas





Job Description:

Summary:



  • Preparing patients for radiologic exams.

  • Take x-rays ensuring patient care and safety.

  • Using a variety of radiation protection and shielding materials.

  • Ensuring equipment is in working order.

  • Report equipment malfunctions to Radiology Supervisor.

  • Responsible for sending x-rays for over-reads to the Radiologist as requested.

  • Triage patients /Obtain vital signs

  • Prepares and administers medications and treatments with knowledge of purpose and adverse effects of nursing care provided

  • Administer IM, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections.

  • Radiologic Technologists may not administer narcotic injections via oral, IV, or IM route

  • IV therapy

  • Perform EKGs

  • DOT/school/sports physicals

  • Autoclave instruments

  • Maintain effective use of time when patient volume is low, such as, but not limited to, stocking rooms, shelving inventory, assisting in maintaining a clean work environment, assisting with laundry

  • Maintains open lines of communication between nursing shifts, as well as other departments, supervisor, and physician

  • Is aware of safety issues, accomplishing responsibilities in a safe manner, re-enforces good safety practices displayed by other staff members

  • Works as a team member

  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times

  • Record daily fridge/freezer temperatures and room humidity

  • Proper technique for collecting, handling, testing, and resulting in the chart: strep, flu, mono, RSV, UA, UPT, and blood glucose testing

  • Proper use of the Abaxis for CMP

  • Ability to appropriately perform and document Quality Control on the above mentioned tests

  • Knowledge of protocol if QC fails

  • Phlebotomy

  • Knowledge of critical values for glucose testing, CBC, and CMP

  • Proper use of PPE at all times • If certified as a lab assistant, will perform moderated complexity testing of hematology samples, proficiency testing, and daily quality control, and general maintenance of the hematology analyzer.

  • Once certification is obtained, will be expected to: o Breath Alcohol Testing o Urine Drug Screens o Hair Follicle Drug Collection o Audiograms Pulmonary Function Tests


Requirements:



  • Must possess and maintain current ARRT

  • State license X-ray


Work Type:



Full Time
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