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Radiology Tech - Nights

2024-02-01
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  • Cedar Park Regional Medical Center Cedar Park Regional Medical Center

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Up to $20,000 Sign on bonus for eligible, experienced Rad Tech's!

We are in search of a Full Time CT/Rad Tech to join our team!

This is a Full time, night shift position.

 

Position Overview:

  • The role is for an experienced Radiology Tech.
  • It's a full-time position with night shifts, including on-call responsibilities.
  • The Radiology Tech is responsible for performing various diagnostic radiographic procedures under the direction of a Board Certified Radiologist, ensuring compliance with Radiation Safety Procedures and ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) principles.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform radiographic procedures following departmental protocols established by Radiologists, with an understanding of preparation for general radiology.
  • Introduce oneself to patients and their families, explain procedures, and document patient information.
  • Educate patients before exams and provide post-procedure instructions.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using Carestream CR and Carestream PACS.
  • Review and critique images before submitting them for interpretation, maintaining a film repeat rate of 5 percent or less.
  • Use appropriate film markers and shielding/collimation techniques to minimize patient radiation exposure while monitoring personal radiation exposure.
  • Maintain and clean radiographic equipment as needed.
  • Transport mobile x-ray equipment to ER, patient rooms, and surgery areas.
  • Ensure safe patient transportation using proper body mechanics and lifting techniques.
  • Take patient vital signs when necessary.
  • Follow policies and procedures related to patient restraints.
  • Administer oxygen properly as needed.
  • Perform venipuncture as applicable and maintain annual competency.
  • Check BUN/Creatinine values as per departmental protocol.
  • Recognize patient conditions requiring immediate action and initiate life support measures as appropriate.
  • Identify and respond to contrast reactions effectively.
  • Perform procedures considering the patient's age and development stage (neonate, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric).
  • Initiate applicable Risk Identification Reports and report incomplete or incorrect examinations.
  • Assist in orienting new employees and students.
  • Schedule inpatient examinations to facilitate outpatient scheduled examinations.
  • Organize patient care, set priorities, and implement physician's orders.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with colleagues, other departments, and the Medical Staff.
  • Perform other assigned duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • An Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Radiology is required.
  • A current Texas Medical Board (TMB) General Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) license is required upon hire.
  • American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) certification in Radiography (R) is required within 12 months of hire.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required upon hire.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of radiology experience in an acute care hospital setting is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical, diagnostic, and emergency procedures related to Diagnostic Radiology is necessary.
  • The candidate must be available for on-call duties during after-hours, weekends, and holidays.

What is Offered:

  • Competitive Pay with Shift Differentials
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • RN Loan Repayment Program
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Additional perks and discounts

This Radiology Tech position offers a great opportunity for experienced professionals to join your team at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, providing high-quality healthcare services to the community. The offered benefits and opportunities for career growth make it an appealing option for healthcare professionals in this field.

At Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, we foster a culture of compassion, excellence, and community. We believe in going above and beyond to deliver healthcare services to our patients and make a positive impact in the lives of our community members. As a member of our team, you'll experience a supportive and inclusive work environment, where collaboration and teamwork are highly valued. We are committed to the growth and development of our employees and provide opportunities for learning and advancement. We offer comprehensive benefits that prioritize your well-being and support your physical, mental, and financial wellness. Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is proud to be recognized as an employer of choice, with a culture focused on employee satisfaction and engagement. We are dedicated to creating an environment where you feel valued, supported, and inspired to make a difference.

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is your community healthcare provider. With more than 600 healthcare professionals strong, our facility offers inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.

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