Company: MLee Healthcare
Posted on: June 25, 2022
CT TECHNOLOGIST NEW GRADS WELCOMED! Come to Springfield and
experience the diverse food and culture. Also includes a welcoming
tight knit community and not too far from the big cities.
Responsibilities: Checks and prepares patients prior to CT study.
Acquire patients' chart data/requisition and reviews both to
determine correct room set-up and learn of any specific medical
problems, contraindications to the study and verify that the study
being ordered correlates to the diagnostic needs. Verifies the
patients' demographic data is correct in all applicable systems.
Assures patients' safety and comfort during procedures. Educates
patients regarding procedure, equipment, and exam to ensure
understanding and cooperation. Performs daily QA. May assist with
scheduling of patients as needed. Prepares and administers contrast
media and/or medications within the accepted scope of practice and
applicable state and federal regulations. Performs VNA punctures as
necessary and maintains competencies. Maintains all aspects of the
CT area including the technical as well as the clerical components
to ensure proper quality assurance results, maintenance of required
documentation and keep the area in a state of inspection readiness
and compliance (e.g., JCAHO, ODH, etc.). Knowledgeable in
acquiring, archiving, transmitting, and printing images via PACS -
when applicable, knowledgeable in afterhours transmission of images
and appropriate paperwork. Knowledgeable in billing via RIS.
Observes potential equipment dysfunctions and reports problems to
appropriate individuals. Maintains available equipment up-time at
the highest level for patient accessibility. Provides coverage as
needed and makes self-available to cover as needed (e.g., in the
event of call off or extended patient schedules). May be assigned
to primarily one specific site, but is required to cover other
modalities, sites and/or locations as needed. Provides
instruction/mentoring to new hires and Radiology students.
Continually strives to learn new technical information and skills
through attendance of periodic in-service programs and
participation in professional affiliation programs. Other duties as
assigned. Education: Graduate of an AMA approved school of
Radiologic Technology. Certifications: Must be a Registered
Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic
Technologists R.T.(R) (ARRT), in good standing. Certification in
Computed Tomography (CT) required within one year of hire: R.T.(R)
(CT) (ARRT). Current state licensure (RL) required prior to
employment. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Complexity of Work: Ability to communicate well with Radiologists
and Physicians to coordinate proper imaging of patients. Strong
communication skills are essential to provide excellent care to
patients and families. Ability to work well with minimal or no
direct supervision. Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and
related pathologic processes. Work Experience: Minimum one year
experience as a General Radiologic Technologist preferred. Physical
Requirements: Requires standing and walking for extended periods of
time. Must be able to lift and assist with lifting patients of
varying weights and manipulate equipment daily. Personal Protective
Equipment: Follows standard precautions using personal protective
equipment as required. Provides computed tomography imaging and
patient care services at defined levels to patients of all ages.
Maintains patient safety. Emily Trotta, Healthcare Specialty
Practice emily @mleehealthcare.com
Keywords: MLee Healthcare, Dayton , CT Technologist, Other , Troy, Ohio
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