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Title:  Radiological Technologist

Division:  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Schedule:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  McNair Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $45,271 - $58,854
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  5724

Summary

The Baylor Medicine Spine Center is looking to hire a Radiological Technologist to support 4 spine physicians with spine procedures. The Radiological Technologist will be required to operate a CARM and assist during spine procedures.

Job Duties

  • Prepares patient for radiographic procedures by accurately assessing the patient's needs and providing patient education.
  • Operates computer and radiographic equipment for image production and documentation of images, and performs quality control measures for the purpose of ensuring optimal quality images.
  • Prepares patients films for interpretation by radiologist.
  • Practices accurate and timely completion of scheduled and unscheduled work to maximize productivity.
  • Practices safety measures in radiography and Environment of Care.
  • Participates in research projects.
  • Instructs students and staff on clinical MRI skills.
  • Performs complete diagnostic imaging tests on patients according to the specific departmental procedure protocols under the direction of the physician. 
  • Obtains and documents patient history.
  • Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards. 
  • Performs periodic QA and ensures appropriate documentation is completed. 
  • Problem solve equipment failure and contact Practice Manager and/or manufacturer regarding equipment problems. 
  • Ensures that daily equipment and room maintenance are performed before/during/ after each procedure, and that special precautions and measures are performed to ensure infection control standards. 
  • Completes all quality checks and ensures that equipment logs are maintained. 
  • Completes all clinical supply inventories, ensuring that the diagnostic room is complete with the necessary supplies required to perform the procedure. 
  • Demonstrates competency in the PACS process and performs the daily PACS QA process and requirements. 
  • Communicates with physicians and administrative staff to ensure that the patients receive their diagnostic procedures in a smooth, efficient and safe manner. 
  • Assists with patient scheduling when required.
  • Ensures that patient orientation, patient preparation (including starting IV's and drawing labs as necessary), and patient teaching is provided prior, during and following the test completion.  
  • May be asked to obtain necessary written consent and understanding for any specific procedures. 
  • Obtains and documents patient history according to specific departmental procedural protocols. 
  • Completes the diagnostic examination according to specific departmental procedural protocols. 
  • Obtains assistance with any diagnostic procedures which are not completed, or if there are any patient care issues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited radiography program.
  • Registration as a Radiologic Technologist, Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and Licensure as a Radiologic Technologist by the Texas Medical Board (TMB).

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Houston