The Radiology Technologist is an integral part of extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ at CHRISTUS Health.
This person provides professional care to all persons needing their services by producing high quality diagnostic radiographs under the direction of a Radiologist. He/she will evaluate radiographs for technical quality and apply principals of radiation protection and safety. They will also provide services to patients of all ages at a high competency level. Including this, they are responsible for radiographing patients with portable equipment in room, surgery, cysto, and any other place as needed, preparing X-ray equipment, Setting MA. or MAS. KV and time of exposure for each exam according to requirements, gathering patient history; asks patient specific questions required for the procedure to be performed, and operating portable X-ray machine. Transports machine to patient's room. Observes appropriate safety precautions (No Visitors, apron, or distance). Recharges battery when low; does only when necessary.
Licensed by the State of Louisiana in Radiology.
The position is required to demonstrate proficiencies in the following age categories: Infants, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, and Geriatrics
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.