Radiology Tech

Performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures, and/or Vascular, Echo, possibly Diagnostic radiology, CT, MRI, or Mammography on patients and works with members of the Hospital District and the community to improve the delivery of patient care.

Payscale: Non-Exempt, hourly
Department: Radiology

Extended periods of sitting/standing, manual dexterity, pushing/pulling, repetitive motion, kneeling/bending, walking, visual acuity, hearing acuity, crawling, climbing, lifting/carrying >= 50 lbs.

  1. (minimum) Graduate of 2-year accredited program in Diagnostic Ultrasound (Associate or Certificate) or Cross Training equivalent of 2 years good experience in similar environment.
  2. Minimum: Registered or Registry eligible ARDMS or Registered ARRT (S)
  3. ARDMS (RVT) OR CCI (RVS)-Required for Vascular
  4. ARDCS or CCI (RCS) -Required for Echocardiograms
  5. Registered or Registry eligible ARRT (R) if x-ray
  6. Texas Board of Medical Examiners General Medical Radiologic Technologist GMRT if x-ray
  7. Current CPR
    1. Proficient in use of diagnostic ultrasound equipment in performance of ultrasound procedures.
    2. Effective oral and written communication skills.
    3. Computer knowledge essential.
    4. Good deductive reasoning skills/ problem solving skills
    5. Ability to relate positively to the members of the community.
    6. Proficient with a variety of ultrasound equipment especially Philips (HD15)
    7. Proficient with PACS, EMR’s, teleradiology.
    8. Ability to work with computers

  1. Performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures on patients under radiologist supervision.
  2. Verifies orders for accurate patient, exam, diagnosis, and laterality.
  3. Properly educates patients regarding procedure and all associated preparations.
  4. Obtains images as required by protocol manual for each exam.
  5. Modifies procedures according to patient age and pathology as appropriate.
  6. Prints or exports studies to PACS following each exam.
  7. Participates in call and holiday schedules to include evenings, nights, and weekends.
  8. Performs diagnostic radiology procedures on patients under radiologist supervision.
  9. Positions patient properly. (Maintains acceptable repeat rate 4-6 %.)
  10. Performs computed tomography procedures on patients under radiologist supervision. (If CT Technologist)
  11. Obtains MRI images as required by protocol manual for each exam. (If MRI Technologist)
  12. Assists in scheduling exams, giving necessary prep information
  13. Assists in maintaining daily patient exam log.
  14. Sends exams to Radiologist and scans in associated consents, questionnaires, worksheets, and reports
  15. Follows procedures for burning CD’s for patient transfer or printing, checking out, returning, and maintaining log of all film transfers