HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Radiology Technician - Full Time, Days in San Antonio, Texas

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, bone marrow transplant, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. We deeply value our staff and our patients. As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community in being ranked No. 1 in the Express - News Reader's Choice Awards from 2009-2013. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation.* *

General Statement of Duties:

Responsible to maintain technical skills needed to perform radiologic procedures and for the use of equipment to minimize hazards and maximize patient safety. Duties include proper operation of all x-ray equipment, developing images, use of the PACS system and digital equipment and preparing x-ray room for use.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. The technologist must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care to pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and adult patients.

  2. Demonstrates competency in areas of general diagnostic radiography, use of digital equipment, knowledge of the PACS system, positioning, procedure preparation and technical factors.

  3. Responsible for the proper use of Computer System (scheduling exams, patient tracking, image tracking, proper completion of exams, capture charges).

  4. Understands and follows infection control/universal precautions in the performance of all job tasks.

  5. Accommodates inpatients or requests for urgent exams as the need arises.

  6. Possess the ability to assess a situation, consider alternatives and choose an appropriate course of action.

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:

  1. Education: One of the following:

A. Certificate of Training in Radiologic Technology Program

B. Associates of Science or above in Radiologic Technology

  1. Experience: none required

  2. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

  3. Preferred:

Current or previous experience in the hospital setting to include PACS system and digital radiology.

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:


Must have and Maintain Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification from Texas Department of Health


American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification

Title: Radiology Technician - Full Time, Days

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-77368