Texas Health Resources RAD CT in Fort Worth, Texas
Minimum Requirements – Education:
Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Radiology Technology
Minimum Requirements – Experience:
0 - 6 months in CT
Prefer exp. in hospital setting
ARRT (R, CT), TDH (CMRT) , CPR
Minimum Requirements – Skills:
Computer skills, communication skills to include speaking and understanding English language, excellent customer service skills.
Hours/Schedule Information: Full Time, (40 Hrs/Wk), Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6a -4p, call required
Preparation of exam room for patient exam (i.e. linen, injector, supplies etc.)
Check Physician orders, exam requisition, provide appropriate reason and relevant clinical information for exam using patient's chart/Care Connect and relay to Radiologist.
Research PACS for examination history and previous exams.
Obtains patient history, symptoms, and appropriate labs relating to exam.
Adheres to hygiene standards by sanitizing hands before and after any patient contact. Also, sanitizes hands throughout examination when appropriate
Greets and acknowledges patient using two forms of ID comparing patient ID armband to exam requisition to identify correct patient/exam.
Appropriately handles IV, O2, chest tubes, urine bags, and other patient devices
Verifies patient pregnancy status in reference to appropriate exam/standards.
Uses proper body mechanics to ensure safety to patient and staff.
Adapts procedures to reflect age specific and developmental consideration along with any physical handicaps or hardships for specific needs of adaption for body habitus, patient relationship and communication styles.
Communicates with patient, patient's family, and staff with proper etiquette within the hospital, on the phone, and with any electronic communication.
Demonstrate knowledge of emergency equipment, drugs, and preparedness in response to patient distress.
Transports patient throughout department and hospital safely as needed.
Safely administers contrast media and other medication in accordance with medication administration guidelines.
Professional Accountability, Partnership, and Continuous Improvement
Communicates with staff and other health care workers any issues that may affect patient safety and care.
Uses THR philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, coworkers and physicians
Recognizes and communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication
Flexible with schedules and workload assignments to the changing needs of the department and patient load
Participates in department quality improvement processes.
Attends and participates in department continuing education meetings and maintains licensures
Checks hospital and departmental emails to stay current on customer and department service issues and to improve communication with all THR employees and entities.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.