Computed Tomography Technologist - RT III
Kaiser Permanente - Honolulu, HI

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Under indirect supervision, performs computerized tomographic examinations. Performs all duties of Radiologic Technologist II as needed. Essential Functions: Performs computed tomography studies; positions patients & provides immobilization means & patient counseling as needed; selects technical factors & protocol that will result in optimum imaging for each individual patient; assures correct patient identification as well as technical factors to be superimposed on all images; prepares hard copies from multi-format camera; transfers images to magnetic tape for archival storage; reports equipment malfunctions appropriately Performs all duties of Radiologic Technologist II as needed Receives & properly identifies patient, ascertains preparation procedures are proper & in order; assures safety as well as comfort, physical & psychological needs of all patients throughout entire examination; emphasizes personalized, individualized patient care atmosphere at all times; explains exam in detail at onset Provides necessary safety measures w/ attention to radiation protection; prepares sterile fields, trays & instruments; maintains general order & cleanliness of room assigned; ensures sterility of surgical packs, trays & disposables to be used in assigned area; scrubs or circulates during procedures as required & assists physicians w/ catheter placement, instrument passage & drug or opaque administration Provides other assistance to physician(s) during exam; recognizes & reports patient emergency situations; in absence of nursing personnel, determines vital signs & administers cardiopulmonary resuscitation; maintains intravenous fluids, oxygen & other life support systems; maintains ethical standards & promotes teamwork within work area Reviews requisitions, prepares examination schedules & assembles patient's previous records; prepares previous cases for physician review; mounts images on multi-panel viewer according to departmental protocol; accounts for films exposed for each exam; maintains daily records of exams As needed, prepares cases for immediate interpretation; understands & accepts responsibilities of direct supervision of student technologists during clinical assignments; provides diagnostic radiologic technologist backup while on call as needed ...
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