Radiologic Technologist PRN (Rad Tech) Cardiac Catheterization (Cath Lab Rad Tech)
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
November 23, 2017
Reference:
00417-71369
West Houston Medical Center - Houston, TX
An HCA Affiliated Hospital

West Houston Medical Center has been offering exceptional care to the West
Houston community for 30 years. With more than 1,200 members on our care team
and 400 of the region's most talented doctors, we are able to provide nationally
recognized quality care.

Our hospital in Houston provides a wide range of services, several of which are
nationally accredited or affiliated:

Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
Breast Center
Cancer Treatment
Cardiovascular Center
Diabetes Management
Ear, Nose and Throat
Emergency Medicine
Gastroenterology
Neurosciences
Orthopedics
Rehabilitation
Senior Care
Sleep Disorder Center
Women's Services
Wound Healing

West Houston Medical Center is currently looking for Radiologic Technologist -
Cardiac Catheterization (ARRT)

Responsibilities:
Operates x-ray equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body.
Under the supervision of a Radiologist, performs x-ray therapy on patients.
Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns.
Positions patients utilizing immobilization devices.
May administer barium salts or other chemical mixtures.
Operates stationary equipment and/or portable equipment used in the Emergency
Department, Operating Room and at patient bedside.
Takes pictures and develops film.
Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized
documentation systems.
Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and
responsibilities.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material.
Assists with transporting patients.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Qualifications:
Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers.
ARRT Certification
Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imagining
Current Certification in Basic Life Support
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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