Radiology Tech (Pool) - Memorial Houston Surgery Center
Location: Houston, TX, USA
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: 196520857
Category: Per Diem
Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.
As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:
We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.
We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.
We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.
We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.
The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are goingâ”and the growing career opportunities for YOU.
We are actively hiring for an Radiation Technologist.
Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA.
Develop an individualized patient plan of care by implementing:
Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, mechanical, and thermal sources.
Demonstrating safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.
Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patientâ™s advocate.
Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment.
Performing interventions to protect the patient from infection.
Protecting the patientâ™s rights, dignity, and privacy.
Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.
Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy.
Knowledge of radiation equipment including the maintenance and care of equipment
Maintain radiation safety at all time in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
Follow established protocols for cleaning, preparing, and operatingradiological equipment.
Evaluate the patientâ™s progress toward attaining outcomes.
Apply principles of radiation protection to teammates, LIPs, and patients
Assist physician with imaging procedure
Follow safety procedures and manufacturerâ™s instructions when handling cleaning solutions, supplies and equipment.
Ensure proper identification and documentation of radiographic images
Evaluate radiographic imagesfor technical quality and stores film according to facilityâ™s policy and guidelines
Inventory, receive, and restock materials used for radiological services.
Comply with organizational policies, regulatory and accreditation standards, and professional guidelines.
Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise, and pertinent to the patientâ™s condition and response to care.
Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders.
Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care.
Document episode of care accurately, timely, completely, and legibly.
Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
Participate in the performance appraisal process.
Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships.
Maintain required competencies.
Pursue professional growth.
Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
Comply with all SCA and facility policies and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional guidelines when providing patient care.
Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles.
Demonstrate fiscal responsibility.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Completion of an accredited radiology program required.
Prior experience as a radiation technologist/procedure technologist preferred.
Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment required or documentation of current BCLS certification.
Certification in radiation technology is preferred.
AART licensure as required by state
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Physically demanding, high-stress environment
Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions
Pushing and pulling heavy objects
Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment
Manual and finger dexterity
Hand eye coordination
Standing and walking for extensive periods of time
Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs
Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range
Working irregular hours
As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facilityâ™s success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork,a culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Core Values.
Surgical Care Affiliates (S.C.A) was launched in 1982 and we operate 185 surgical facilities, including surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in 34 states. We employ approximately 5,000 teammates and more than 7,500 physicians perform procedures in SCA facilities each year. More than 2,000 of these physicians, along with 45+ leading health systems are partnered with us. S.C.A is invested in the success in changing the healthcare market place and improving service models by generating new approaches. The company’s mission is to care for patients, serve physicians, and improve healthcare in America. It achieves this mission by focusing on its core values of clinical quality, integrity, service excellence, teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement.