Baylor Scott & White Health Radiologic Technologist in Temple, Texas

Under general supervision of a Radiologist, the Radiologic Technologist performs radiology procedures on ambulatory and hospital patients in a physician office, clinic, or hospital setting as requested by a physician or other licensed provider for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols. The Radiologic Technologist maintains production and quality of imaging procedures by following established standards and procedures.

The Radiologic Technologist job duties include, but are not limited to:

Utilizes AIDET when communicating with patients to: identify patient service requirements, ensure correct exam is performed on the correct patient, and establish rapport with patients and others. Instructs/communicates with patient and/or patient's family regarding the test to be performed and assesses patient's ability to tolerate exam. Prepares patient or area for radiology procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors. Protects patients and employees by adhering to safety requirements, infection-control, drug and radiation policies, protocols and techniques. Uses proper sterile techniques when setting up and performing invasive radiology procedures and maintains hand hygiene requirements. Works with engineers and physicists to ensure optimal operational capabilities of equipment. Reports issues to management or appropriate department. Obtains, verifies and maintains all relevant documentation such as requisition/chart, patient history, pregnancy status and shielding precautions taken, consent forms, etc. Maintains medical imaging records in appropriate system and according to department policies and standards for interpretation in a timely manner. Assists leadership in maintaining all required policies, procedures, standards and records for applicable governmental, regulatory and accrediting organizations by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations of the OSHA, TJC, TDH and ACR.

The ideal candidate for the Radiologic Technologist will be able to provide services in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient manner in compliance with established System and regulatory standards, policies and procedures.

Location/Facility - Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital Temple, Texas

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Specialty/Department/Practice - Radiology/ Rad Tech Shift/Schedule - Full Time Nights Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*: Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% Tuition Reimbursement PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, the mission of Baylor Scott & White Health is to promote the well-being of all individuals, families and communities. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!

Graduate of an Accredited Program American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiography (ARRT-R) Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) License Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.