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Radiology Technician PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: El Paso
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description About Las Palmas Medical CenterLas Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women's Services, Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care, and Wound Care Management. Las Palmas Medical Center is also the only Kidney Transplant Center in the Region. Las Palmas Rehabilitation Hospital is a separate facility with newly renovated patient rooms, exercise equipment and cafeteria. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 325-bed facility are committed to caring for our community with compassionate, quality healthcare.Benefits: (PRN)We offer an excellent total compensation package, for various positions including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. Your benefits include participation of 401k. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.IntroductionDo you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Radiology Tech PRN? At Las Palmas Medical Center, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.BenefitsAt Las Palmas Medical Center, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!Learn more about Employee BenefitsYou contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Radiology Tech PRN like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsPOSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Radiologist, performs Radiology services at a technical level requiring no constant supervision of technical detail. Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgement, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures required. Recognizes the purpose of employment is to prioritize the patient as number one, and to put forth the utmost quality as a Technologist. Performs examinations on patients of various ages from pediatric to geriatric.POPULATION SERVED:Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served for radiologic exams: Skeletal and all body systems including but not limited to: pulmonary, cardiac, cardiovascular, GI, GU, GYN, Oncology, etc.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1. Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.2. Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.3. Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.4. Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.5. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.6. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.7. Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.8. Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.9. Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.10. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.11. Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; processing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.12. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.13. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.14. Assist physicians in performance of examinations by mixing and pouring contrast media, administering opaque media, assisting in sterile procedures, and other related duties as required.15. Receives verbal orders for examinations from a responsible practitioner in keeping with the state license.PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES:1. Individual Leadership: Demonstrates confidence in own skills, knowledge and ability, seeks opportunities for personal growth and ability to accept and adapt to change.2. Customer Service: Demonstrates exceptional customer service with both internal and external customers by adhering to ICARE standards.3. Transcultural Sensitivity: Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices.4. Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety: Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures.5. Educator: Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education.6. Infection Control: Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures.7. Performance Improvement: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities at the department level.8. Financial Accountability: Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency.9. Information Management: Demonstrates adherence to information management policies and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times.10. Communication: Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration of appropriate communication skills and reporting/activation of the chain of command appropriately.11. Practices Professionalism: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance.12. Ethics/Compliance: Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws.13. Environment of care: Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the Environment of Care program.14. Job Specific: Rad Tech IIPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical demands require performing all essential functions of this position as assigned. If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position may require the use of personal protective equipment during various tasks/activities including but not limited to, back support belts, gloves, masks and safety glasses.REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS
    • Licensed as a Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist with Texas Medical Board
    • ARRT Registry (R) certification
    • BCLS CertificationREQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
      • High School Graduate
      • Graduate of a CAAHEP or JRCERT accredited Radiologic Technology program of study
      • Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, positioning, radiographic techniques, and radiation protection concepts and techniques
      • Knowledge of radiographic physics and medical terminology
      • Ability to lift in excess of 100 pounds with assistance of staff
      • Knowledge of department, hospital and universal infection control policies.
      • Must have effective communication and listening skills
      • Must attend all department/hospital-mandated classes such as infection control, fire, safety, etc, in a twelve-month periodLas Palmas Medical Centeris a300+ bedfull-service hospital in El Paso. It is home tothe region's onlykidney transplant center. The facility offers arange of servicesincluding emergency care with aLevel III trauma center, cardiac care, women's services, pediatric care and NICU, cancer care, and more. Las Palmas Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
        HCA Healthcare Co-FounderWe are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Radiology Tech PRN opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, El Paso , Radiology Technician PRN, Professions , El Paso, Texas

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