Radiologic Technologist - Diagnostic Radiology, Adult (Nights, Tuesday - Friday)

UTMB HEALTH   Galveston, TX   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on August 5, 2022
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JOB SUMMARY:
Provides patient care and technical skills in the operation of diagnostic radiographic equipment for diagnostic and evaluation purposes.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Practices proper entries and records in Radiology Information System, PACS, and other systems
  • Prepares patient for radiographic procedures by using two patient identifiers, accurately assessing patient’s needs and providing patient education. 
  • Operates computer and radiographic equipment for image production and documentation of images.  
  • Performs quality control measures for the purpose of ensuring optimal quality and correctly marked images.
  • Prepares patients films for interpretation by radiologist and practices accurate and timely completion of scheduled and unscheduled work to maximize productivity
  • Practices safety measures in radiography and Environment of Care.
  • Instructs students on clinical radiographic skills.
  • Applies the profession’s code of ethics in all aspects of practice.
  • Performs exams in a level I trauma environment
  • Attend departmental in-services.
  • Records and monitors patient radiation dose.
  • Upload images to PACS. 
  • Troubleshoots equipment failures and reports such failures to the appropriate department, and notifies his/her manager.
  • Maintains HIPPA compliance by protecting patient privacy. 
  • Maintains constant Joint Commission and/or ACA Readiness.
  • Works in a high volume, stressful environment.
  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree or radiologic graduate from an accredited radiography program, ARRT (R) registered or registry eligible and Certified as a Medical Radiologic Technologist by the Texas Medical Board.   

WORK SCHEDULE:

Tuesday - Friday nights

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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