Qualifications: Must possess and maintain current ARRT and State license
* 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
Lab Responsibilities: * 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. Occupational Medicine Responsibilities: * 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
Completion of course in radiologic technology approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
One year of experience as a radiologic technologist preferred.
Current state licensure and certification (ARRT) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.