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Radiology Technologist II

Huntsville Memorial Hospital

Huntsville, texas


Job Details

Full-time

3/14/2024


Full Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE Under general supervision of the Imaging Manager, prepares equipment and patients for diagnostic imaging procedures. Safely and accurately performs radiographic and computerized tomography procedures and functions, as ordered and directed according to established practices and procedures. Maintains safe environment to deliver highest quality patient care and accurate imaging.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.

  • Proper setup, use and operation of X-ray equipment, utilizing correct settings for each examination.
  • Positions and instructs patients, and determines proper exposure factors for each radiograph.
  • Proper setup, use and operation of mobile X-ray equipment.
  • Uses proper safety standards and radiation protection devices.
  • Under direction of Radiologist, administers contrast media of different kinds for evaluation of internal organs and systems.
  • Proper setup, use and operation of CT scanner in accordance established procedures.
  • Attends all in-services and meetings as required.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and appropriate handling of PHI.
  • Abides by the HMH Legal Compliance Code of Conduct.
  • Maintains a safe work environment and reports safety concerns appropriately.

Performs all other related duties as assigned.

LATITUDE, CONTACTS/INTERACTIONS All positions of Huntsville Memorial Hospital are part of an interdisciplinary team, and as such, participate in the care and service delivery process through effective interaction with other team members. Primarily interacts with hospital staff, medical staff, patients, and visitors

Requirements

Education: Completion of formal radiology technology program required.

Experience: Documented supervised performance of a minimum of 125 repetitions of computed tomography procedures according to the criteria of the ARRT preferred

Licensure/Certification: Current State of Texas license and current registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required. Basic Life Support certification required within 30 days of employment, before patient care is administered independently.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Medium strength is required to position patients for examination or treatment.

Frequent: lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing & walking.

Occasional: reaching, bending, squatting, climbing kneeling, twisting.

Visual and hearing acuity required; depth perception needed to examine exposed film for pertinent details. Work is mostly inside, with good ventilation and comfortable temperature.

Possible exposure to: toxic/caustic chemicals or detergents, moving mechanical parts, potential electric shock, radiant energy, communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Wellness Resources

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