Radiologic Technologist (Rad Tech, X-Ray tech) PRN
United Surgical Partners International is a company that specializes in the development and operation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities in the U.S. and the UK. We provide first-class surgical services for local communities and recognize our employees as our number one assets. USPI’s mission is to provide first–class surgical services for the local community in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment; one in which we would be happy to treat our own families. Under the general supervision of the Clinical Director, this role requires candidates to work independently and with other health care professionals to provide quality health care and imaging to all patients. While being responsible for the safety of all persons in the OR regarding any radiological equipment.
Some of the key responsibilities in this role include:
- Operation of C-arm/Ultrasound for all procedures as directed by physician.
- Positioning of table/patient and align C-arm for appropriate imaging according to physician specifications.
- Providing and protecting all patients and staff against unnecessary radiation with use of lead aprons, collimation and correct technique manipulation.
- Ensuring proper use of radiation exposure badges of all staff in procedure room.
- Limiting radiation exposure time for all personnel in procedure room by all means necessary.
- Save/DICOM all procedure images, including US, for storage in patient chart.
- Notifying department director of equipment/machine malfunction.
- Adhering to Policies and Procedures as defined by Infection Control.
- Participates in Performance Improvement Plan.
- Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.
- Completing all QA procedures as needed under direction of Radiology Department director.
- Acting in accordance with the vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Center.
The applicant must be physically able to stand, walk, and maintain varied body motions and positions for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In this role the employee is required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and move large equipment.
The ideal Technician candidate will possess:
- Effective and courteous communication with visitors, physicians and their office staffs, patients and employees.
- Being familiar with medical terminology and departmental supply items.
- A Basic Life Support.
- A Licensure/Certification/Registration through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and Medical Board of Radiologic Technologists.
- A strong team ethic with the ability to work independently.
- A flexible, reliable, productive, patient-oriented, and self-motivated demeanor.
- The ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
It is crucial to be able to work effectively within a team, demonstrates exceptional patient care at all times with an ability to problem solve.
The ideal candidate will have an Associates degree or higher from an accredited Radiology Technology program. Also obtaining, 1-2 years experience in an OR setting with pain management specialty preferred. We also ask for the candidate to have general familiarity with medical terminology as it pertains to anatomy and surgical procedures for an operating room.
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