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JOB SUMMARY

Performs any combination of MRI, CT, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasonography, and XRay Imaging procedures on ambulatory, and hospital patients in a physician office, clinic, and/or hospital setting as requested by a physician or other licensed provider and under general supervision of a Radiologist for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols. The multi-modality technologist must be able to effectively explain the procedure to the patient and be sure they are comfortable and at ease during the exam and provide care to the patients while obtaining diagnostic quality images for interpretation by a Radiologist. The Multi-modality tech will meet all of the qualifications and requirements for two of the following modalities: CT, Diagnostic Rad, Interventional Radiology, Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, or Ultrasound, and will work a minimum of 25% of the time in the second modality.

Location/Facility – College Station, TX – Central Texas Region

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Specialty/Department/Practice – Radiology

Shift/Schedule – Full-Time

Benefits – Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

Tuition Reimbursement

PTO accrual beginning Day 1

  • Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!

Qualifications

1+ Years’ Exp.

TX Medical Radiologic Tech

See Minimum Requirements Addendum below

WHAT IS EXPECTED (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

Demonstrates knowledge of all assigned imaging examinations and exam preparations, including but not limited to: evaluation of medical record documentation, venipuncture, patient identification, infection control procedures, sterile technique, and room set-up

Demonstrates complete knowledge of anatomy and positioning of all imaging procedures

Competently prepares and processes films/images according to department protocols

Utilizes appropriate radiation protection measures during procedures for all hospital personnel, patients and self

Demonstrates computer skills, communication skills, and interpersonal skills with patients, family, staff and others

Demonstrates and promotes team work with flexibility, willingness to assist other departmental service locations as requested, showing respect and cooperation with all departments and individuals, living the standards or behavior

Provide professional education to students and staff

Responsible to fulfill all requirements of the Multi-Modality Technologist job description.

Patient Interaction:
Verifies the patient’s identification using two forms of ID as outlined in hospital policies using AIDET

Communicates with patient clearly and in a professional manner

Ensures proper patient preparation, verifies screening protocols and answers questions

Evaluates patient’s history and symptoms for the procedure’s clinical criteria

Assures operation of Imaging equipment by performing quality checks following manufacturer’s recommendations and trouble-shooting equipment as required, calling in repairs when necessary

Provides assistance as needed to ensure patient’s physical well-being while transporting to and from exam room and table, and positioning for exam

Instructs/communicates with patient and/or patient’s family (as appropriate) regarding the exam(s) to be performed and assesses the patient’s ability to tolerate exam

Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge, continued education and skills to provide appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and geriatric

Performs high quality imaging procedures according to exam protocol in a timely manner

Assists the physician as needed in performing invasive imaging exams such as biopsy, FNA or other interventional procedures

Exam Performance:
Verifies the requisition/chart for valid written order, priority, date, ordering comments, physician’s notes, precautions and patient consent forms

Ensures that images and records are properly completed in RIS and PACS with patient identification data and appropriate labeling

Utilizes technical knowledge and skills to perform procedures accurately and in a timely manner in accordance with age specific criteria

Utilizes professional judgment in establishing appropriate technical factors to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure to the patient

Tracks imaging studies to complete in the appropriate Radiology Information System with the appropriate documentation for images obtained and forwards to the supervision physician for interpretation in a timely manner

Records and enters charges for supplies used

Uses proper sterile technique when setting up and performing procedures and semi-invasive procedures

Job Performance Will Include:
Assists in the orientation and training of new staff and students

Works with supervisor/manager/director on work schedules to ensure adequate coverage

Participates in the modality specific QA/QC program and ensures compliance with regulations

The information contained in this job description is intended to describe the essential job functions required of those assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job. Please note that management retains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, integrity, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Baylor Scott & White Health

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Basic computer skills

Knowledge of MRI, Mammography, CT, Nuclear Medicine or X-Ray equipment

Ability to work independently

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADDENDUM

H.S. Graduate/GED or equivalent, and completion of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology, CT, IR, or MRI techology, or Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT), unless the role is MRI and Ultrasound.

Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in two imaging modalities and works 25% of the time in the second modality.

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