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RT, Radiology Technologist – PRN – Urgent Care

Christus Health

This is a Contract position in New Braunfels, TX posted March 24, 2021.

Description

Summary:

  • • Preparing patients for radiologic exams.
  • Take x-rays ensuring patient care and safety.
  • Using a variety of radiation protection and shielding materials. 
  • Ensuring equipment is in working order.
  • Report equipment malfunctions to Radiology Supervisor.
  • Responsible for sending x-rays for over-reads to the Radiologist as requested.
  • Triage patients /Obtain vital signs
  • Prepares and administers medications and treatments with knowledge of purpose and adverse effects of nursing care provided
  • Administer IM, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections.
  • Radiologic Technologists may not administer narcotic injections via oral, IV, or IM route
  • IV therapy
  • Perform EKGs
  • DOT/school/sports physicals
  • Autoclave instruments
  • Maintain effective use of time when patient volume is low, such as, but not limited to, stocking rooms, shelving inventory, assisting in maintaining a clean work environment, assisting with laundry
  • Maintains open lines of communication between nursing shifts, as well as other departments, supervisor, and physician 
  • Is aware of safety issues, accomplishing responsibilities in a safe manner, re-enforces good safety practices displayed by other staff members
  • Works as a team member
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times
  • Record daily fridge/freezer temperatures and room humidity
  • Proper technique for collecting, handling, testing, and resulting in the chart: strep, flu, mono, RSV, UA, UPT, and blood glucose testing
  • Proper use of the Abaxis for CMP
  • Ability to appropriately perform and document Quality Control on the above mentioned tests
  • Knowledge of protocol if QC fails
  • Phlebotomy
  • Knowledge of critical values for glucose testing, CBC, and CMP
  • Proper use of PPE at all times • If certified as a lab assistant, will perform moderated complexity testing of hematology samples, proficiency testing, and daily quality control, and general maintenance of the hematology analyzer. 
  • Once certification is obtained, will be expected to: o Breath Alcohol Testing o Urine Drug Screens o Hair Follicle Drug Collection o Audiograms Pulmonary Function Tests

Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain current ARRT
  • State license X-ray


Work Type: 

Per Diem As Needed

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