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CT Tech

Company: Scout Healthcare Staffing
Location: Austin
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

We are looking to employ a dedicated and skilled X-ray technician & CT tech to take quality x-rays & scans of patients' bones, soft tissues, or organs as instructed by patients' physicians. The X-ray technician's responsibilities include monitoring radiology supplies, attending mandatory staff meetings and training sessions, and ensuring that the x-ray machines are set at the correct radiation levels. You should also ensure that all x-ray rooms are clean and tidy at all times. To be successful as an X-ray technician, you should be compassionate toward patients and able to lift or move patients with mobility issues. Ultimately, an exceptional X-ray technician should be able to work in a fast-paced environment as well as demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. X-Ray Technician Responsibilities: Verifying patients' identity and reviewing physicians' orders before beginning x-ray procedures. Using x-ray equipment to take radiographic images of patients' bones, tissues, and organs as per physicians' written orders. Explaining x-ray procedures to patients and answering their questions. Positioning patients accordingly, which may include lifting and moving patients with limited mobility. Limiting patients' exposure to radiation by placing lead shields on patients where needed. Ensuring that the x-rays taken are of sound quality to prevent repeat procedures. Working closely with the resident Radiologist to determine whether further tests are required. Ensuring that the x-ray equipment is regularly serviced and in good working order. Promptly notifying management of damaged or malfunctioning x-ray equipment. Maintaining an accurate record of completed x-ray procedures. X-Ray Technician Requirements: Certification through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Appropriate state licensure. Proven experience working as an X-ray technician. Ability to move or lift patients. Ability to stand for extended periods. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Effective written and verbal communication skills. A patient and compassionate disposition. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $45 - $50 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Scout Healthcare Staffing, Austin , CT Tech, Other , Austin, Texas

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