HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe is currently looking for a MRI - Radiology.
HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe – Conroe, TX
shift days 10am - 6 30pm
MRI - Radiology
HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe, where high-quality care meets the comfort and convenience of a hospital close to home. We have been meeting the healthcare needs of the Montgomery County region for more than 75 years.
As a regional, tertiary referral center, other hospitals rely on us when a higher level of care is necessary. We have 342 beds, 1,200 employees, more than 400 physicians on staff, and the resources of the largest healthcare provider in the nation - HCA.
HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe has achieved recognition as a Certified Primary Stroke Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and designation as a Level II Trauma facility. HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe also has a Level III Neonatal ICU for the most vulnerable patients.
Under the direction of the CT/MRI Supervisor, Manager of Medical Imaging, Director of Oncology Services and Medical Imaging, and Staff Radiologists, the MRI Technologist is responsible to safely and proficiently perform magnetic resonance imaging procedures and related patient care according to, government regulations, physician orders, policies and procedures of the Medical Imaging Department, and policies and procedures of the hospital.
Employee reflects HCA values and a sensitivity to HCA ethics and compliance principals in his/her daily activities:
- Adheres to policies on appropriate access.
- Respects patient confidentiality.
- Upholds code of conduct.
- Reviews and completes appropriate paperwork on every patient as required including exam scheduling, physician orders, department logs, imaging records, consents, medical records, and patient charges.
- Has a good working knowledge of the Meditech computer system and responsibly completes exam orders, exam completion entries, and exam and supply charging without reminders or supervision.
- Checks medical record on all inpatients and paperwork on all emergency room patients and outpatients to verify that the correct exam has been ordered. Verifies with the patient their impression of procedure ordered.
- Checks armband of all inpatients and emergency room patients and verbally questions ALL patients to insure the presence of the correct patient before starting any procedures.
- Consistently verifies presence of and/or obtains informed consent on all patients who will receive contrast media injections. Completes form and all required documentation of procedure. Obtains Radiologist’s verbal approval and/or signature prior to procedure if any contra-indicators are present.
- Properly assembles exam films, requisitions, and film file jacket before submission to radiologist for interpretation. Has appropriate information and/or films in hand before consulting a radiologist.
- Arrives to work on time on a daily basis and immediately begins job responsibilities without waiting for instructions or for others to arrive.
- Answers department phones promptly and consistently expresses a polite and helpful attitude on the phone.
- Can verbalize correct emergency code activation procedures and the action required to respond to emergencies.
- Uses cautious judgment and tact when answering questions regarding diagnosis, physician orders, or patient care to prevent compromising patient privacy, confidentiality, medical/legal information, or the physician-patient relationship.
- Reports any and all patient and employee injuries to supervisor immediately. Takes personal action to prevent falls by physically assisting the patient and by removing hazards. Personally cleans up minor spills to prevent falls.
- Shows responsible use of department supplies. Does not waste supplies or open supplies before they are needed. Returns unused supplies to their proper storage location. Notifies supervisor of limited supplies stocks before they are depleted.
- Personally acts to keep work areas neat and clean. Returns equipment to proper storage location. Keeps food and drink out of imaging rooms. Cleans up after self and returns personal cafeteria trays.
- Follows established dress code and consistently presents a clean and neat appearance. Does not wear excessive jewelry, perfume, cologne, or make-up as determined by supervisor and always wears name badge while on duty.
- Is flexible and uses good judgment concerning lunch period and breaks, considering both the needs of the patients and of co-workers. Understands that work demands and staff limitations may affect lunch time and/or breaks.
- Follows proper time-clock procedures on a daily basis. Understands that employee overtime must be approved by supervisor. Personally notifies supervisor of anticipated or unexpected absences as soon as possible so back-up staffing can be arranged to meet department demands.
- Keeps personal phone calls and visits by friends or relatives to a minimum while on duty. Takes care of personal business on personal time. Does not hinder other department operations by frequent visits or unnecessary phone calls.