Memorial Hermann Houston , TX 77020
Special Procedures Technologist
Full Time DaysNortheast HospitalJob DescriptionTakes radiologic films of the body requiring specialized or complicated procedures to assist in the diagnosis of diseases and injuries. Acts as an assistant to the physician during invasive radiological procedures.
Education: Graduate of an approved School of Radiologic Technology
Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required
Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (MRT), required
Registered Radiology Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-R), required
Ability to lift and/or maneuver patients in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions.
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.
Performs special/invasive radiology procedures on patients ensuring compliance with all radiation safety procedures: Prepares patients for exam, explains procedure, administers contrast when necessary, positions patients for the exam, selects appropriate imaging techniques, and ensures technical quality of the images
Enters and monitors patient data
Performs quality assurance on radiology equipment. May assist with initial and renewal application for ACR and other accreditation.
Identifies and reports any accidents, complaints or equipment malfunction to department management
Takes emergency call within the department
Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications/CompetenciesApproved Program of Study