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Physician / Radiology / Texas / Locum or Permanent / Radiology Technologist WellMed at Central Park

Harlingen, Texas
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your lifes best work.(sm)

Under the direction of the department manager or supervisor, performs interpretive, patient care, and technical functions to insure proper radiologic diagnosis of patients.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates the ability to perform specific competencies as listed on the competency validation checklist.
  • Receives and reviews request for radiologic studies
  • Accepts patients and assesses their condition to determine proper handling and special requirements
  • Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
  • Operates highly complex radiographic equipment within the radiology department, operating suites and at the patient's bedside, selecting technical factors to ensure high-quality radiographs using the A.L.A.R.A. (As low as reasonable achievable) standards.
  • Explain and prepare the patient for all radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures
  • Interview patients and review available clinical data from charts to alert nurses and or physicians to possible contradictions for procedure
  • Relies on extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and effects of disease processes to properly and safely position the patient for maximum diagnostic yield.
  • Maintains radiographic equipment and x-ray room in proper working condition. Reports malfunctions and necessary repairs to supervisory personnel.
  • Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting order for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Follows the hospital exposure control plans/bloodborne and airborne pathogens.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
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  • Job Reference: 701846451-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: OptumCare
  • Location: Harlingen, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent