DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (THIS LIST MAY NOT INCLUDE ALL OF THE DUTIES ASSIGNED.)
Prepares patients for radiologic procedures. Protects patient, self, and other staff from radiation hazards. Takes x-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety, which involves spinal x-rays (AP lateral and oblique). Adjusts/sets radiographic controls. Positions patients and take x-rays of specific parts of the patient's body as requested by physicians. Processes file. Checks x-rays for clarity of image, retaking when needed. Distributes x-rays to appropriate medical staff.
Maintains required records including patient records, daily log books, and monthly reports. Performs quantity and quality control checks to assure x-ray unit meets standards required by laws, rules, and departmental policies. Complies with safety standards.
Cleans, maintains, and makes minor adjustments to radiographic equipment's, including determining equipment repairs.
Maintains radiographic supplies, film and orders as necessary.
Performs additionaltasks, special projects and/or duties as negotiated.
Maintains strictest confidentiality.
Adheres to MedHealth policies and procedures
Must be able to work with other staff members to foster a team approach to the highest quality of patient care and staff cooperation
Must be able to support the clinic efficiency and cohesion.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of X-ray procedures and protocols.
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology necessary to perform x-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement.
Knowledge of radiology equipment including safety hazards common to radiology.
Skill in positioning patients properly.
Skill in identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying supervisor.
Skill in following infection control and radiological safety procedures.
Ability to lift and positions patients for the type of x-ray procedure required.
Ability to notice detail in drawings and differences in shapes and shadings.
Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices.
Associates degree in radiological technology from accredited x-ray technician program.
Current ARRT Registration required.
Current Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist required.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
One to three years of experience as x-ray tech, preferably in medical practice environment.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Assist in patient transfers. Requires normal visual acuity and hearing. Extensive standing and walking; communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a physician's office;
Where you’re needed:
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center is a true community hospital. We’ve served Mansfield and surrounding areas since 2006, and because our community is growing, we’re growing. Our new patient care tower provides increased capacity and cutting edge technology for patients, physicians and staff. We offer some of the latest advances in patient-centric design, amenities, and technology, including the robotic da Vinci® Surgical System.
Founded in 2006, Methodist Mansfield is a beacon of hope and healing for Mansfield and surrounding communities. We’re an ANCC Pathway to Excellence® hospital, and we were awarded an “A” Hospital Safety Score® in 2014 by The Leapfrog Group®. Plus we have been named among the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission. We offer an exciting, demanding, and fulfilling career for Radiology Technicians, where you can work with complex, high-acuity cases. Other expertise includes:
Robotic da Vinci® Surgical System
Accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
Full-service interventional cardiology services including cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, open heart surgery, and STEMI.
Methodist Health System is a collaborative, supportive, and communication-rich environment where teamwork and your ideas matter. Your career growth matters too. And we promote that with continuing education and opportunities for advancement.
We’re proud to be the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in Texas, where we collaborate with a national leader in health care to improve the delivery of care through shared medical knowledge and research. Radiology Technicians will thrive at Methodist, which is why we’ve earned:
Best Places to Work by the Dallas Business Journal 12 years in a row
Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) by the Quality Texas Foundation
150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review four years in a row.
Your total compensation:
Being part of the Methodist team is rewarding on many levels. But we also reward you with a generous compensation package that includes:
Methodist Health System is comprised of four thriving hospitals serving the southern perimeter of the Dallas and Fort Worth Metroplex. Methodist Dallas Medical Center is one of Dallas' finest and largest not-for-profit hospitals. This 515-bed major teaching and referral facility is the flagship hospital for Methodist Health System. Located just 10 minutes away, Methodist Charlton Medical Center is... a modern 269-bed facility located in the suburbs of Southwest Dallas County. Opened in December of 2006, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center is a state-of-the-art 168 bed, full-service hospital located in Mansfield, TX south of Arlington and Fort Worth in Tarrant County. Methodist Richardson Medical Center, a 205-bed acute care hospital, serves residents of Richardson, Plano, North Dallas and the surrounding communities. Additionally, Methodist Family Health Centers have been established to better meet healthcare needs in the outlying communities.