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Denton Regional Medical Center is a 208 bed, full service hospital that serves the growing population of Denton, Wise, Cooke and Montague Counties. Offering a full-spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced open-heart surgery and trauma programs, Denton Regional's more than 850 employees and 300 physicians are constantly striving to offer the highest quality service to the North Texas area. At Denton Regional Medical Center we feel that customer service is an important part of every person's job and strive to enhance community health through our service with compassion, excellence and efficiency.
The Cat Scan Tech produces computerized tomographic scanner radiographs of designated anatomical areas in accordance with established practices and procedures. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Operates equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body.
Positions patients utilizing immobilization devices.
Moves equipment into specified positions and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors such as time and distance.
Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns.
Assists physicians with invasive procedures.
Exposes and develops film.
Operates mobile equipment in operating room, emergency department or at patient's bedside.Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material.
Assists with transporting patients.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Required Job Qualifications include:
Graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers
Registered by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography
Registered or registry by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) in Computed Tomography. If registry eligible, must obtain certification within 6 months of hire
Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imagining
Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification
One year recent CT experience preferred
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.
Denton Regional is a 208 bed full service hospital that serves the growing population of Denton, Wise, Cooke and Montague Counties. Offering...