This job is responsible for performing CT (Computed Tomography) examinations at a technical level in accordance with protocols established by the Radiology Committee. Work involves performing CAT scans, including a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment for CAT scanning diagnosis. An incumbent assumes responsibility for the safe, efficient and proper operation of CT/Radiological equipment.
Executes all diagnostic CT studies operating equipment to include, but not limited to General Electric CT scanners, and workstation, Macintosh G3 computer, and associated patient care equipment; follows formal protocols for all work assignments; explains procedure(s) to patient and responds to questions; completes assigned examinations including filming, jacket retrieval and location of old films.
Delivers patient care for all age groups of patients requiring CT services, acting as a liaison between the patient and the radiologist; performs basic nursing activities in regard to patient care; responds to emergency situations while delivering patient care; consults with nursing floor regarding changes in patient’s condition; documents in-patient charts with patient care notes and completes incident forms for the time patient is in the CT suite.
Provides for patient comfort and protection from radiation sources by utilizing appropriate procedures/accessories; consults protocol manual for scanning parameters to ensure unnecessary exposure is reduced and patient dose is kept as low as possible.
Performs incidental office duties necessary to maintain a timely and complete patient record; enters patient data in existing computer database; records on billing sheet applicable exam codes and supplies used.
Keeps abreast of MBO standards, protocols and procedures relating to the CT function; keeps CT skills current, demonstrating evidence of continuing education to include department meetings, individualized learning opportunities from radiologist and related classes.
Performs Quality Assurance audits and activities as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology.
One year of work experience as a CT Technologist, prefer experience in cardiology.
American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) is required.
Current BLS certification.
State Society of Radiological Technologist recommended
Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values:
: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employer.
AR-Little Rock-Heart Clinic ARkansas
8:00 to 4:30
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period
Catholic Health Initiatives - 21 months ago
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