Intervention Rad Tech PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/26/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    9/26/2021
  • Job ID:
    21028569
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Intervention Rad Technologist - Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028

Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, 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 and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN

What You Will Need:

 

  • Knowledge of fluoroscopic equipment
  • Ability to learn and master new tasks related to Interventional Radiology
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Independent judgment          
  • Ingenuity and initiative
  • Basic General Radiology experience
  • State license as a General Radiographer
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists-Radiography (ARRT (R))
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Basic Interventional Radiology experience
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Technology (or healthcare-related field) preferred

 

Job Summary:

Actively participate in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Under close supervision, the Interventional Radiology (IR) Technologist I is newly hired and in training to perform sterile radiographic procedures and administer contrast agents at a technical level. Provides safe care and processing of patients ranging in age from newborn to geriatric.

Qualifications

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • [Clinical Competence] Utilizes the knowledge and skills for age-specific factors necessary to perform safe and effective procedures on patients of all ages (neonate/infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatrics).  The knowledge and skills are acquired through formal training, Inservice, continuing education and/or experience. Willing to learn/adapt to new technologies and protocols. Addresses patient needs, questions and anxieties

  • [Data Processing, Image Quality and Documentation] Utilizes proper positioning criteria and technical exposure factors. Ensures study has correct patient demographics and RT/LT annotation when post processing. Inputs procedural charges into the computer system. Confirms proper exam/patient before releasing images to PACS

  • [Department Meeting Attendance] Attends department meetings consistently and promotes positive dialogue with respect to department objectives. Listens and is responsible to understand all agenda items

  • [Exam Supervision and Administration Assists physician with sterile procedures, anticipates their needs and is knowledgeable of all necessary equipment and supplies. Ensures aseptic techniques are observed. Removes sheaths and holds arterial pressure until hemostasis. Utilizes two patient identifiers to confirm patient/exam accuracy before administering exam
     
    •  [Performance Improvement] Participates in quality improvement initiatives while understanding the department performance trends and established standards. Participates in department survey and patient satisfaction initiatives. Utilizes patient service recovery resources when appropriate. Help develop the knowledge and competency of co-workers and students

     
  • [Personal Productivity and Accountability] Assists healthcare team. Handles various job tasks simultaneously. Works to improve productivity by maintaining IR Suite ready status by preparing the Suite and equipment for the next procedure. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department
     
    1. and Environment of Care] Applies appropriate use of PPE:  follows the OSHA/Facility Infection Control policies for handling blood or body substances, waste disposal for biohazardous and non-biohazardous waste and keeps a safe environment for patients, visitors and co-workers. Operates and maintains equipment in a safe manner. Properly wears Dosimeter badge and seeks to minimize radiation exposure  

  • [Image Quality and Documentation] Utilizes proper positioning criteria and technical exposure factors.  Ensures study has correct patient demographics and RT/LT annotation when post processing

  • Performs other duties as assigned

 


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

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