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

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now 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. With 981 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.

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 having been ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A, accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please visit our website atwww.sahealth.comand select Methodist Hospital under Locations.



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:

Required:

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

Preferred:

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification

Job: *Imaging

Title: Radiology Technician - Full Time, Nights

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-85736