group
Category
Technicians
business
Department
Radiology CT Scan
date_range
Schedule
Full Time
schedule
Shift
Varies
timer
Hours
12 Hour Shift
place
Location
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Job #
R0253975
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • As a Hospital Staff CT Technologist, the RT will be proficient in the use of all CT equipment, scanners, injectors, and workstations.
    • The CT tech will work under the supervision of the Radiology Director, Radiology Manager, CT lead tech and Staff Radiologist.
    • Duties will include but are not limited to: Routine diagnostic exams, Emergency room procedures and Inpatient procedures. CT tech will learn CT Guided Fluoroscopic procedures consisting of invasive biopsies, aspirations, and drainages. Knowledge of computer-based systems is required to access PACS and Patient Information Systems programs.
  • Reports to
    • Lead Radiological Technologist; Director of Imaging.
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Neonate/ Infant
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Cert/Grad Accredited Radiology School
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: ARRT (R), CRT, American Heart Association BLS, Fluoro (after six months). ARRT (CT) required as of January 1, 2018. 
    • Experience
      • Required: 1-2 year Hospital based experience
      • Preferred: Prior CT experience
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and reports suspected violations.
    • Follows ALARA guideline.
    • Uses Universal Precautions in all situations per policy and procedure.
    • Utilizes proper radiation protection to protect patient and all persons present from excessive radiation.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of patient age-specific needs and provides the care needed.
    • Obtains appropriate medical history before patient examination and prepares patient for exam.
    • Documents any changes in patient condition using appropriate forms and contacting Radiology RN or appropriate person when necessary.
    • Keeps patient informed of exam procedures, any delays, and allows patient to ask questions regarding the procedure.
    • Prioritizes stat procedures and organizes patient flow.
    • Keeps open communication with Emergency Department Physicians and Staff on patient exams, delays, concerns and care.
    • Performs CT procedures of highest technical quality.
    • Performs appropriate procedures as ordered. Assists Radiologist who is performing procedure.
    • Proficient in use of all CT equipment and reporting all deficiencies to immediate supervisor.
    • Proficient in documenting procedure appropriately in PACS and patient chart. Utilizes required forms and billing procedures.
    • Prioritizes procedures and utilizes time wisely to complete daily workload within scheduled shift.
    • Assists in other areas of the CT department, as needed.
    • Flexible in working additional shifts and/or different shifts, as needed.
    • Maintains cleanliness of CT rooms and surrounding area.
    • Checks supplies and stocks CT rooms, as necessary, reporting any deficiencies.