RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (uthsc-3823pm)
Radiology | San Antonio, TX | Full Time
RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (X Ray Tech)
San Antonio TX
We are currently accepting applications for a full-time Radiology Technician, requesting a start date of November 7. Our aim is to help you find valuable employment in the area of healthcare. We focus on placing healthcare professionals in their chosen field and focus our placement efforts as a huge responsibility and rewarding profession.
Imaging Center hours of operations are 7am to 7pm Monday – Friday and Fall Sports Clinic Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. You may be asked to cover other shifts for vacation/sick/other from time to time per department and patient needs. The Radiology Technologist may be requested to work two diagnostic Imaging locations, MARC/ Medical Center & Hill Country Clinic in Boerne, Tx.
We encourage you to Join Our Team and apply! Upon applying and meeting the qualifications, we will reach out to you and answer any further questions you may have about this opportunity.
- The candidate must be ARRT and CMRT through the Medical board of Texas.
- Visual requirements: Need close vision (clear vision at one foot or less), Distance vision (clear vision at two yards or more)
- Physical requirements: Climbing, Lifting (up to 50 lbs), Crouching, Talking, Standing, Walking, Pulling, Kneeling, Keyboarding, Reaching, Repetitive Hand Motions, Pushing , Stooping, Grasping, Hearing, Sitting
- Operates and maintains x-ray equipment and takes x-rays of various portions of the body for diagnostic purposes. Reviews patient order and performs exam as requested by physician and carries out any special requests. Confers with radiologist if there are any questions regarding the exam. Greet patients in a friendly and helpful manner. Assist patients with questions or concerns, attempt to resolve patient issue
- Extensive Orthopedic, Digital Radiology & C-Arm experience is required. Job works applicant to be able to work in a fast pace and high-volume environment. DEXA (Bone Density) is a plus for the candidate to have but not required. By having this specialty, we can allow for more allocation of hours.
- Prepares patients for x-ray e.g. gowning for exam, administering oral or intravenous contrast. Responsible for the proper use of the RIS & PACS (scheduling exams, patient tracking, film tracking, proper completion of exams).
- Transfers, positions and instructs patients regarding the procedure. Selects appropriate imaging parameters and operates console and peripheral hardware e.g. stands, positioning device, and any other devices/equipment used in radiology.
- Must demonstrates the ability to assess a situation consider alternatives and choose an appropriate course of action. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care & imaging to pediatric adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. We are a research facility as well as an academic facility.
- Performs quality assurance on radiographs to ensure optimal imaging has been achieved. Places service calls on equipment as needed. Maintains exam room clean and stocked at all times. Some possible administrative responsibilities (registration, arrival, confirming & scheduling)
- Practices radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding skills, and knowledge of applicable exposure factors, to minimize radiation to patient and staff. We are a research facility as well as an academic facility.
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.