Odessa Regional Medical Center was founded in 1975 by 14 obstetricians, pediatricians, and family practitioners as Odessa Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Through the years, the hospital grew and evolved into a full-service healthcare facility and the name was changed to Odessa Regional Hospital in 1995.
In June 2007, Odessa Regional Hospital purchased Alliance Hospital and changed its name to Odessa Regional Medical Center to reflect its larger campus and more comprehensive services. In 2015, ORMC acquired Basin Healthcare Center. The hospital has 225 beds and has approximately 250 physicians on staff and has over 700 employees.
Today, ORMC offers a wide spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced diagnostic imaging technology, emergency care, innovative surgical procedures, maternity care, comprehensive cardiac services and general medical care.
Performs a variety of imaging procedures, including CAT/MRI procedures, and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. Participates in Performance Improvement activities. Provides service to age range from neonate to geriatric.
Responsible for the care and safety of patients having exams including knowledgable about radiation safety and contrast safety.
Positions patients on the scan table correctly and shields when ever possible.
Ensures markers are appropriately placed on each xray image prior to exposure.
Score of 4 if NO (0) errors each month = score of 60 in 12 months
Score of 3 if 1-2 errors each month not to exceed 10 errors in 12 months
Score of 2 if 1-2 errors each month not to exceed 18 errors in 12 months
Score of 1 if 2-3 errors each month not to exceed 27 errors in 12 months
Score of 0 if more then 27 errors in 12 months
About the Competencies Required:
Able to assess patient pain That may interfer with imaging procedures and takes appropriate action.
Performs patient care in a safe environment that reduces medical errors.
Practices medical and surgical aseptic technique.
Works under the direction of a LMP, and/or the overseeing Radiologist.
Takes call according to department rotational schedule including weeknight, weekends and holidays.
Completes all work before clocking out or hands off to another technologist.
Performs all quality control checks on equipment, as instructed or required.
Maintains accurate QC logs, patient logs etc
Calls for equipment service per department protocol and communicates with supervisor or manager.
Performs high quality imaging consistent with physician order and radiologist protocol. Documents any deviation.
Understands the function of other departments and works colleagualy with those team mates.
Interacts professionally with patient/family.
Demonstrates proper and competent use of all equipment.
Provides care appropriate to the age of the patient (See Performance Evaluation Age-Related Competency)
Verbalizes knowledge of local fire and safety regulations.
Demonstrates knowledge of hospital policies and procedures
About what you need:
Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean.
Completes annual educational requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements. CPR, ARRT, TMB
Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work within designated time.
Consistently completes and maintains assigned duties.
Wears identification while on duty; uses computerized punch time system correctly including monitoring timecard for errors, adding PTO and sick time, and signing off on payroll before end of pay period..
Attends annual review and department inservices, as scheduled.
Attends at least _75%____ staff meetings, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.
Maintains hospital requirements on confidentiality.
Actively participates in performance improvement.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility.