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Radiology Technologist

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Radiology Technologist for a job in Austin, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Radiology Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    BSW Onion Creek Clinic LMRT
    Full Time: 36 hour during the week and every other weekend required
    BENEFITS
    Our competitive benefits package empowers you to live well and provides:

    • Eligibility on day 1 for all benefits
    • Dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match, up to 5%
    • Debt-free tuition assistance, offering accessto many no-cost and low-cost degrees, certificates and more
    • Immediate access to time off benefits

      At Baylor Scott & White Health, your well-being is our top priority. Visit--BSWHealth.com/Benefits--to learn about all of our programs that supports mind, body and spirit
      Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level
      ABOUT US
      Baylor Scott & White has been certified as a--"Great Place to Work".
      There are many reasons to join our team of Imaging professionals.
      Our magnet-awarded facilities include teaching hospitals and offer career growth.
      At Baylor Scott & White we value our team members. Our thriving diverse culture promotes--self-care--and--work-life balance.

      Reasons to join the most rewarded healthcare system in Texas include:

      • Flexible work scheduling
      • Career advancement/ Leadership opportunities
      • Relocation assistance
      • Intraoperative- dedicated OR technologists
      • Various shifts available for 8, 10 or 12 hours
      • Enhanced shift differential pay
      • Tuition: Fully funded bachelor's and master's degrees
      • Competitive Wages and Incentives
      • Cross-training across modalities
      • Work in your preferred setting: Academic Level 1 trauma center/ Community Hospital/ Pediatric Hospital/ Ambulatory and Specialty Clinics


        JOB SUMMARY
        The Radiologic Technician Limited, under general direction, performs Diagnostic Imaging procedures on a limited basis for ambulatory patients in a Physician Office and Clinic Settings as requested by a physician or other licensed provider and under general supervision of a Radiologist/Clinician. The technologist must be able to effectively explain the procedure to the patient and be sure they are relaxed and at ease during the exam and provide care to the patients while obtaining diagnostic quality images for interpretation by a Radiologist.

        ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

        • Performs exams in the following areas only upon demonstration of competencies to a Radiologist/Clinician: skull; chest; spine; extremities; chiropractic; podiatry; and cardiovascular.
        • Identifies patient service requirements by utilizing AIDET when communicating with patients to ensure they perform the correct exam on the correct patient, establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to know about the service requirements.
        • 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 youth bearing age and the shielding precautions taken in the performance of the imaging study.
        • Ensures 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 establish inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
        • 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.


          KEY SUCCESS FACTORS


          • Able to perform high quality radiology procedures according to exam protocol in a timely manner.
          • Able to explain the procedure and put patients at ease.
          • Able to provide services in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient manner in compliance with established System and regulatory standards, policies and procedures.
          • Able to perform tasks exclusively without need for routine oversight.
          • Able to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve issues.
          • Able to effectively administer first aid and use emergency cart.
          • Able to ensure customer satisfaction by limiting wait times, providing courteous service, remaining professional, reviewing patient satisfaction scores and developing action plans when required.
          • Demonstrates and maintains current knowledge, continued education and skills appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and geriatric.
          • Able to serve as preceptor by providing quality training to new team members and on new services and initiatives.
          • Able to take call, if required.

            #featuredjob424QUALIFICATIONS

            • EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
            • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

              CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION

              • Basic Life Support (BLS)
              • Limited Medical Radiologic Tec (LMRT): Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist (LMRT) with specialties in Chest, Extremities, Skull and Spine REQUIRED----
                Recruiter: Anna CrawshawBaylor Scott and White Job ID #24000090. Posted job title: Radiologictech LimitedAbout Baylor Scott & White HealthAs the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform - MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans.Benefits
                • Holiday Pay
                • Continuing Education
                • 401k retirement plan
                • Wellness and fitness programs
                • Employee assistance programs
                • Medical benefits
                • Dental benefits
                • Vision benefits
                • Benefits start day 1
                • Life insurance
                • Discount program

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Temple , Radiology Technologist, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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