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Radiology Tech Aide, Tyler, Full Time, Nights, Rotating Weekends

Company: UT Health Tyler
Location: Tyler
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. POSITION SUMMARY: Prepare patients for radiology procedures and aids technologist in various aspects in order to aid in the diagnoses and treatment of disease. Subject to overtime and call back as required by hospital. DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Prepare patients for radiologic technologist to perform diagnostic procedures in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination/treatment by complying with established policies and procedures. Organizes and documents all aspects of assigned patient care in coordination with radiologists, nursing personnel, and other areas of department to ensure accurate and timely performance of radiology procedures. Participates in performance improvement activities by participating in the collection of data for performance improvement activities to ensure quality is consistent with established standards. Assumes responsibility for professional growth and development by participating in educational activities to promote continuous improvement and compliance with patient care standards. SUPERVISION: Reports to Diagnostic Radiology Supervisor Responsibilities QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Enrolled in an AMA approved Radiology program. Experience: Completion of 1st year of radiologic technology program. Knowledge and ability to operate all radiology/imaging equipment. Certification and Licensure: CPR Certified Basic Life Support within 90 days of hire date PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift, push, and/or pull heavy objects and to constantly walk, stand bend, reach and/or stoop Ability to perform a full range of body motions including handling and lifting patient, manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination Ability to see and hear to normal range with correction Ability to wear lead protective devices for extended periods of time Ability to work under stressful conditions and to work irregular hours SKILLS: Knowledge and use of all Diagnostic radiation producing equipment to set parameters. Ability to use equipment with a technologist. Independent use of clinical knowledge and experience. Knowledge of radiation safety Good communication skills Understanding of patient needs all ages Basic computer skills ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Exposure to infectious disease on a constant basis Exposure to ionizing radiation on a frequent basis Exposure to unpleasant working conditions or undesirable elements, some of which are potentially hazardous or harmful, and which may require exercise of well defined precautions for protection from injury or illness Potential for cuts, bruises, and muscle strains Qualifications BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Service Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people. Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together. Quality Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best. Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole. People Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others. Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence. Financial Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business. Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible. Growth Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions. Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why. Now that you've read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Keywords: UT Health Tyler, Tyler , Radiology Tech Aide, Tyler, Full Time, Nights, Rotating Weekends, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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