Radiology Technician Assistant at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/5/2021

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    Killeen, TX
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    3 - Night

Job Description


Radiology Technician Assistant -  AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Our team members are nationally recognized for delivering the highest level of care. We offer the latest advances in medicine and provide uncommon compassion as part of our faith-based approach to wellness. Our employees make a difference on a higher level by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. At AdventHealth Central Texas & AdventHealth Rollins Brook, you will receive a competitive salary while experiencing the freedom to deliver the best care for patients’ bodies, minds, and spirits in a way you feel passionate about. There is no better place to make a true impact in the lives of others.

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

§  Located in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook provide care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.

§  Both AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook are committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.

§  As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time

Must be able to train during 1st shift: 7am – 3:30pm / 8am – 4:30pm

Must be able to work 2nd shift after training: 3pm-11:00pm

You Will Be Responsible For:

Adheres to the hospital and department policies and procedures as related to the radiology department clinical area.

•         Responsible for assisting in the application of imaging guidelines and standards in accordance with current practices.

•         Patient Care activities include, but not limited to:

o   Follows supervisor’s direction and job assignments daily with flexibility as changes necessitate.

o   Reviews imaging orders and correctly matches patients to be treated in each of the imaging modalities within radiology. 

o   Ensures correct patient for each procedure using proper standards for identification.

o   Communicates with all patients professionally at all times while looking for opportunities to exceed their expectations.

o   Provides information as requested by patients within training scope during imaging procedure process.

o   Maintains cleanliness and proper working order of assigned equipment and work areas, with emphasis on appearance.

o   Assist hospital staff and physicians with imaging information as appropriate, and relays pertinent information to proper staff for disposition.

o   Greets and assists patients when visiting the department and when assistance is necessary while in the hospital.

o   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.


What You Will Need:

•         Ability to accurately discern patient and staff needs and efficiently move each encounter to a proper resolution.

•         Medical terminology class or training. 

•         Knowledge of communication styles and constant deployment of proper engagement behaviors when encountering patients, staff and physicians.

•         Medical terminology.    

•         American Heart CPR.

Job Summary:

Performs radiology patient exam management and flow, including but not limited to, check in, screening paperwork, information, instructions, requisition flow, order corrections and coordination, phone support for radiologists, nursing units, physicians, scheduling and registration communications.  Enhances imaging technologist, nurse and other radiology staff efficiencies by assisting in a wide array of working task.  Position requires the ability to properly exercise independent judgment, in sometimes adverse situations   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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