HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Radiology Technologist (Surgical Hospital) - Nights in Austin, Texas

St. David's Surgical Hospital, a campus of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center , is a destination surgical hospital specializing in orthopedic, neurological, bariatric, gynecological and urological surgery, among others. Located in North Austin, the facility includes a 146,381-square-foot hospital with 40 inpatient rooms, 10 operating room suites, 11 pre-op bays, 19 post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) bays, a six-bed intensive care unit (ICU), imaging, pharmacy and lab services.

Position Summary:

The Radiologic Technologist will coordinate services and activities specific to the Imaging area. Monitors all technical clerical functions, which include efficient patient throughput and effective utilization of equipment and human resources, based upon patient load. The Rad Tech is responsible for performing radiographs by applying x-ray energy according to the standards and practices set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, the American College of Radiology and the Texas Medical Board to assist in diagnosis or treatment. Performs radiographic procedures and related techniques, producing images for the interpretation by or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Ensures that patient safety, health and welfare come first by optimizing imaging examinations to use only the radiation necessary to produce diagnostic-quality images. Applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span to identify patient and family requirements relative to age-specific needs. Exercises professional judgment in performances of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics.

Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.

Work Schedule: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday - 6pm - 6:30am

Education and Experience: Required: Graduate of an educational program in radiology accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) or graduate of an American Medical Association approved program in Radiologic Technology or a military training program of equivalent standards.

Preferred: Associates Degree or higher in Radiologic Technology. One year as a previous experience as a Rad Tech.

Licenses and Certificates: Required: Licensed Medical Radiologic Technologist with the Texas Medical Board or Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist with the Texas Department of State Health Services ; Registered Technologist with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, post- primary certification in Computed Tomography (ARRT (R)). If hired prior to 4/13/2012 and has been performing x-rays since 1987 AND was grandfathered in by the state of Texas, only CMRT required. BLS certification as per SDH policy.

Job: *Imaging

Title: Radiology Technologist (Surgical Hospital) - Nights

Location: Texas-Austin-St Davids Surgical Hospital

Requisition ID: 26825-62715