HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Radiology Technician PRN in Arlington, Texas

Medical Center of Arlington is looking for a Radiology Technician

Shifts: PRN

The Radiology Tech conducts radiologic procedures to provide data to assist in the diagnosis of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include: * Operates x-ray equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body. * Under the supervision of a Radiologist, performs x-ray therapy on patients. * Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns. * Positions patients utilizing immobilization devices. * May administer barium salts or other chemical mixtures. * Operates stationary equipment and/or portable equipment used in the Emergency Department, Operating Room and at patient bedside.. * Takes pictures and develops film. * Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff. * Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material. * Assists with transporting patients. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Required Job Qualifications include: * Graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers. * ARRT Certification * Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imagining * Current Certification in Basic Life Support * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

Title: Radiology Technician PRN

Location: Texas-Arlington-Medical Center of Arlington- Arlington (Dallas/Ft

Requisition ID: 00015-84274