The St. David's Emergency Center in Leander will be a full-service freestanding emergency department that will serve as an extension of St. David's Round Rock Medical Center. Patients requiring inpatient care will be transported from the freestanding ED to Round Rock Medical Center. The ED will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Center will have 10 to 12 multipurpose exam rooms; a CT scanner; a diagnostic radiology machine; ultrasound, and its own stat lab for immediate, on-site results. The Center is expected to open December 1, 2017.
Provides health care services applying x-ray energy and computer processing techniques to assist in diagnostic or treatment. Performs computed tomography and related procedures to demonstrate sectional anatomic images for interpretation by, or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Exercises professional judgement in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient's conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Has frequent contact with patients, visitors, and families. Daily interaction with other departments. Operates and assists in maintaining high technology CT systems. Handles confidential patient medical records information. Maintains high standards of patient care. Operates H.I.S. computer terminals. Participates in P.I. process as necessary. Patients cared for will range in lifespan from infant to geriatric. Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
Education and Experience:
Required: Graduate from a school of Radiologic Technology approved by the American Medical Association. Experience performing full array of CT procedures on a multi-slice scanner and post-image processing.
Preferred: 1 year experience as a CT technologist, Advanced registry in Computed Tomography. 5 years in an acute care facility. Multi-modality a plus. Flexibility in schedule. Workstation & telerad experience.
Licenses and Certifications:
Required: American Registry Radiologic Technologists, TDH License, and AHA BLS certified. Registered in CT.
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