SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
The Special Procedures Specialist will provide optimum patient care while using imaging modalities, performs radiographic procedures, applies principles of radiation protection and the ALARA principle, exercises professional judgment in the performance of procedures, provides patient care essential to radiographic procedures for all patients from infancy to the geriatric patient, recognizes patient conditions requiring immediate action and initiates life support measures, establishes and maintains a good rapport and professional relationship with fellow employees, other departments and the Medical Staff. Performs radiology services on call as needed. Responsible for knowledge of human anatomy, routine positioning and specialized view positioning, technical factors and film selection, radiation safety, proper sterile technique, PACS / CR / Meditech (as related to imaging) and contrast media administration.
Medical City Weatherford
Medical City Weatherford is a 103-bed, all private room hospital that includes a network of medical clinics serving Parker County. The dedicated and experienced medical staff represents more than 31 medical specialties. Medical City Weatherford's comprehensive healthcare services encompass inpatient and outpatient care, and medical, surgical and emergency care, to name a few. The hospital has received numerous awards and recognition, including Press Ganey Summit Award, The Joint Commissions Top Performer in Key Quality Measures and The Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval.
Education: High School Diploma or GED and graduate of an accredited school of Radiology
Experience: Previous Radiology experience preferred. Competency in components of imaging practice as appropriate.
Licenses/Certificates: Current license with TDSHS MRT Board and ARRT (or eligible); current American Heart Association BCLS or within one month of employment
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.
Associated topics: body, breast, diagnostic, imager, imaging, interventional, mammography, musculoskeletal, radiology, thoracic