Radiology Technician Certified

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Basic Job Info

 
Location
US-TX-Brownsville
 
Degree Required
2 Year Degree
 
Begin Date
9/3/2017
 
End Date
10/2/2017
 
Base Pay
N/A
 
Employment Type
Full-Time
 
Manages Others
False
 
Relocation Covered
False

Job Description

Valley Regional Medical Center – Brownsville, TX 
 
Radiology Technician - Radiology
 
Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, Valley Regional Medical Center proudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding communities. Valley Regional is committed to providing the best health care for the residents in the Rio Grande Valley.
 
Valley Regional Medical Center is a 214 Licensed Bed Facility with over 200 physicians representing over 25 specialties; Valley Regional Medical Center is a leader in a vast array of high quality inpatient and outpatient programs and services, including:
  • 24 Hour Level III Trauma Emergency Department
  • Cardiology
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Imaging
  • Women’s Services
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Valley Regional Medical Center is currently looking for a Radiology Technician – Radiology.
 
 
Responsibilities:
 
POSITION SUMMARY:


The Radiological Technologist performs a variety of technical procedures that require rational independent judgement, ingenuity, and initiative in performing standard examinations in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.


JOB SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE COMPETENCIES:
Duties & Responsibilities:


Demonstrates competency in radiation exposure and monitoring. 
Demonstrates competency in ALAR and dose equivalent limits. 
Demonstrates competency and knowledge of Radiation physics. 
Demonstrates competency with critical behaviors and age specific care. 
Demonstrates competency with appropriate method of patient identifiers.  Two ID’s. 
Demonstrates knowledge of proper radiation protection of patients and employees in accordance with ACR, NRC, and ARRT (time, distance, shielding). 
Demonstrates knowledge of automatic exposure control (AEC) 
Demonstrates knowledge of image processing and quality assurance. 
Demonstrates knowledge for criteria for image evaluation. 
Demonstrates knowledge of image distortion (magnification, OID, SID). 


Job Requirements

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:


Must have graduated from an accredited school of Radiological Technology with an Associates degree or equivalent. 
Must be A.R.R.T. (R.T.) or registry eligible.  If registry eligible, must pass registry within one year of start date for continued employment.  
Clinical experience is preferred.


PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:


Demonstrates the ability to perform specific competencies as listed on the Competency Validation Checklist(s).
Meets mutually agreed upon performance goals/objectives established annually as listed on the Performance Evaluation Tool.


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