• Cat Scan Technologist

    Job ID
    6172
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    1
    Job Type
    Clinical
    Shift
    Varied
    Pos. Type
    Pool
  • Overview

    Performs a variety of imaging procedures, including Cat Scan procedures, and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with patient in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. (X-Ray general responsibilities apply) To perform various technical and mechanical activities under the policies and procedures of the Radiology Dept. and to provide Radiological Care to patients for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders. Must be able to maintain proficiencies in local, state and federal certifications and guidelines

    Responsibilities

    1. Calibrate and perform daily QC of equipment
    2. Understands contraindications and potential hazards of different exams.
    3. Practices medical and surgical aseptic techniques.
    4. Responsible for introduction from technologist to patient.
    5. Must wear ID Badge and radiation badge at all times.
    6. Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of Mission Regional Medical Center
    7. Is knowledgeable of patient rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all patients in a safe, secure environment.
    8. Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for:

    a)      Safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/ or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs.

    b)      Maintains the confidentiality of all data, including patients, employee and operations data in the hospital and outside of the hospital.

    c)      Ensures Quality Assurance and compliance with all regulatory requirements.

    d)      Ensures compliance with current law and policy to provide a work environment free from any type of harassment and illegal and discriminatory behavior.

    9. Performs radiological procedures in a timely and proficient manner.

    10. Have great communication skills with physician, hospital staff, and patients.

    11.Correlates proper patient forms, requisitions, previous films,  and reports for Radiologist interpretation.

    12.Demonstrates anatomical and physiological studies through proper patient positioning, technique selection, administration of contrast media, application of immobilization and radiation protection devices according to department policies and procedures.

    13.Enters charges accurately and closes exams into the computer after completed procedure.

    14.Maintains all mandatory in-services

    15.Will be responsible for taking rotational call.

    Qualifications

    Must have at least 140 hours of training in Cat Scan. Cat Scan Registered. Graduate of AMA approved program/ ARRT or registry eligible/Must pass ARRT within three (3) consecutive registries given. CPR required. Minimum of one year of general radiographic, technical, and mechanical experience.

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