HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Radiology Technician / PRN in El Paso, Texas

Facility Description:*

Las 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.

We are located on the Westside of El Paso, Texas close to the University of Texas El Paso campus. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Radiologist, performs Radiology Services procedures 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 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. Selects and operates equipment, selecting proper technical factors on an individual patient basis, selects and loads proper film cassettes, using film markers correctly and consistently, develops film as required. 2. Transfers and properly position patients for examinations in order to obtain desired radiographic results according to physician specifications. Provides immobilization as required and protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards. 3. Assist physicians in performance of examinations by mixing and pouring contrast media, administering opaque media, holding and turning patients, assisting in sterile procedures, and other related duties as required. 4. Performs a variety of clerical tasks to include; pulling jackets, inputting/editing exams, and completion of requisition prior to setting films to be read. 5. Receives verbal orders for examinations from a responsible practitioner in keeping with the state license. 6. Demonstrates Customer Service/Service Plus principles and behaviors appropriately.

*REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS* 1. Licensed as a Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist 2. CPR Certification *REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE* 1. High School Graduate 2. Graduate of a CAAHEP approved Radiologic Technologist program of study 3. Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, positioning, radiographic techniques, and radiation protection concepts and techniques *PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES* * Knowledge of radiographic physics, knowledge of medical terminology * Reads and writes Basic English, with the basic skills necessary to interpret physicians. * 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 in listening skills * Must attend all department/hospital-mandated classes such as infection control, fire, safety, etc, in a twelve-month period

Job: *Imaging

Title: Radiology Technician / PRN

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-18682