Baylor Scott & White Health RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST I in Temple, Texas

Radiologic Technolostist I

Part Time

Temple, Texas


Performs Diagnostic and Fluoroscopic Imaging procedures on ambulatory, hospitalized, and critical care patients in a Physician Office, Clinic, AND Hospital Settings as requested by a physician or other licensed provider and under general supervision of a Radiologist. The technologist must be able to effectively explain the procedure to the patient and be sure they are comfortable and at ease during the exam and provide care to the patients while obtaining diagnostic quality images for interpretation by a Radiologist.


Identifies patient service requirements by utilizing AIDET when communicating with patients to assure they perform the correct exam on the correct patient, establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand the service requirements

Assures operation of Radiology equipment by performing quality checks following manufacturer's recommendations and trouble-shooting equipment as required, calling in repairs when necessary

Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies

Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements enforces adherence to requirements; advises management on needed actions

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending staff meetings, educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, recommendations and regulations of the TDH, OSHA, TJC and ACR

Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions

Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors

Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors

Documents pregnancy status of female patients of child bearing age and the shielding precautions taken in the performance of the imaging study

Wears personal monitoring device on collar and outside of apron consistently and submits it promptly and regularly for assessment of occupational dosage. Reports any loss, damage, or unusual events associated with personal monitoring device immediately to the

Radiation Safety Office

Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart

Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments

Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Fulfills continuing education and/or certification requirements to maintain required qualifications

Patient Interaction:

Verifies the patient's identification using two forms of ID as outlined in hospital policies using AIDET

Communicates with patient clearly and in a professional manner.

Assures proper patient preparation, verifies screening protocols and answers questions. Evaluates patient's history and symptoms for the procedure's clinical criteria

Assists patient in dressing for exam and attends to patient's physical well-being while transporting to and from exam room and table, and positioning for exam

Instructs/communicates with patient and/or patient's family (as appropriate) regarding the tests to be performed and assesses the patient's ability to tolerate exam

Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge, continued education and skills to provide appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and geriatric

Performs high quality radiology procedures according to exam protocol in a timely manner. Assists the physician as needed in performing semi-invasive imaging exams such as myelograms, sialograms, LP's and other procedures

Exam Performance:

Verifies the requisition/chart for valid written order, priority, date, ordering comments, physician's notes, precautions and patient consent forms

Assures that images and records are properly completed with patient identification data and appropriate labeling

Utilizes technical knowledge and skills to perform procedures accurately and in a timely manner in accordance with age specific criteria

Tracks imaging studies to complete in the appropriate Radiology Information System with the appropriate documentation for images obtained and forwards to the supervision physician for interpretation in a timely manner

Records and enters charges for supplies used

Uses proper sterile technique when setting up and performing procedures and semi-invasive procedures

Job Performance Will Include:

Assists in the orientation and training of new staff

Works with supervisor/manager/director on work schedules to Assure adequate coverage

Participates in the modality specific QA/QC program and Assures compliance with regulations

The information contained in this job description is intended to describe the essential job functions required of those assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job. Please note that management retains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, integrity, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Baylor Scott & White Health


Graduate Of An Accredited Radiologic Technology Program

American Registry Of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) Registration in Radiology or Must Obtain ARRT Registration in Radiology Within Ninety Days of Hire If New Graduate

Job Family: Radiology/Rad Onc