Texas Health Resources RADIOGRAPHER in Bedford, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is seeking a Radiographer in the Radiology Department

Full Time: Hours - Mon-Fri 8:30a-4:00p

Minimum Education Requirements:

Must be a graduate of an AMA approved Radiology Program.

Minimum Licensure / Certification Requirements:

Current ARRT and Texas Licensure is required.

Basic Cardiac Life Support (CPR).

Minimum Experience Requirements:

None required - (New Grads Welcome)

6 months directly-related Radiology and CT experience preferred.

Minimum Skill Requirements:

Excellent communication skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to make independent decisions while maintaining tact, maturity and a positive attitude. Initiative and judgment required in assuming responsibilities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Familiarity with PC/Windows.

JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produces radiographs according to accepted standards utilizing appropriate protocols.

  • Performs diagnostic procedures.

  • Processes images according to protocol.

  • Transports patients as necessary according to established protocols.

  • Incorporates the National Patient Safety Goals including but not limited to improving the accuracy of patient identification, improve the effectiveness of communication among caregivers and improve the effectiveness of the clinical alarm system.

  • Radiographic positioning and techniques and principles of radiation protection.

  • Operate diagnostic radiographic equipment.

  • Requires knowledge of PACS and Flexi-Rad system.

  • Safe transportation methods.

  • Use of stretchers, wheel chairs and assisting ambulatory patients.

  • Communicate through listening, writing and verbal skills.

  • Lifting or supporting patients, bending, and reaching.

  • Adapts care measures to reflect age-specific and developmental considerations.

Individualizes care based upon age-specific needs for the listed age groups: Neonates (1-30 days)

Infant (31 days-1 year), Pediatrics (1 year – 12 years), Adolescents - (13 - 18 years), Adults - (19 – 70 years), Geriatrics (70+ years)

  • Track patient exams in Flexi-Rad according to established protocol.

  • Add additional charges in Flexi-Rad related to the patient exam to ensure correct billing.

  • Requires knowledge and understanding of Windows, PACS , and Flexi-Rad system.

  • Effectively operate a P.C.

  • Operates portable radiographic equipment in various areas of the hospital.

  • Requires knowledge of operating procedures for portable radiographic equipment.

  • Bending, pushing, lifting, reaching, walking and carrying.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Entity Information:

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.