At the direction of the Radiologist and under the general supervision of the Lead Technologist; and indirect supervision of the Manager of the Department of Radiology, operates radiographic equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body and assist the radiologist in the production of fluoroscopic procedures. Adjusts radiographic equipment to correct settings for each procedure, positions and instructs patients, determines proper exposure mas and calibration field for each radiograph. Arranges attaches or adjusts immobilization and supportive devices such as sandbags and angle sponges to obtain the precise position and prevent the patient from moving and lessen discomfort to the patient; adjust lead shields to protect unaffected parts of the body from exposure to ionizing radiation. Operate a variety of fixed and mobile radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment; obtains diagnostic results while adhering to prescribed radiation standards, assures that accuracy and quality of examination is maintained and performs other related duties as required or directed by the Lead Technologist or the Manager of the Department of Radiology.
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Graduate of an approved School of Radiologic Technology required.
Must have knowledge of anatomy, physiology, physics, and radiographic positioning techniques.
Must have thorough knowledge of radiation safety protocols.
Must have ability to operate various types of radiographic equipment, fixed and mobile, automatic and manual processing.
Must possess at least basic computer skills with ability to learn and use the facility's system.
1-3 years of experience in a hospital setting highly preferred
Experience with trauma patients preferred
C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Current registration from The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required. Temporary permit required for new graduates.
Current licensure from the Texas Medical Board required.
Current BLS (American Heart Association) required.
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and per...formance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, therefore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.
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