Computed Tomography Technologist - RT III(Job Number: 058196)
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
Basic Qualifications:
  • Three years of general radiology experience plus one year (2,080 hours) computed tomography experience, including experience or successful completion of training program (pre-hire, post-hire, or on-the-job) in area of specialty, if applicable
  • Associate's degree in radiologic technology
  • Valid Hawaii Radiologic Technologist license (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure)
  • Registered Radiologic Technologist (RT) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge of & skill in adaptability, change management, customer service, interpersonal relations, oral communication, problem solving, systems thinking, teamwork, written communication, organizational skills, & time management
  • Talking to coworkers, customers, outside vendors, & on the telephone
  • Reading, writing, speaking, & understanding English
  • Training/giving & receiving instructions
  • Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g., organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration, & alertness
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Registered Computed Tomography Technologist (RT) (CT) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

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