CT Technologists-External Candidates Only Job
Date: Jun 17, 2013
Location: CLEVELAND, OH, US
HR Use Only: CT Technologists-External Candidates Only
Hospital: Cleveland Clinic, Community Hospitals, & NE Ohio Centers
Facility: CLEVELAND CLINIC, COMMUNITY HOSPITALS, & NE OHIO CENTERS
Job Code: D23029
Pay Grade: 12
THIS JOB INTEREST COMMUNITY WILL ALLOW YOU TO APPLY FOR OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAY BE OPEN AT CLEVELAND CLINIC, COMMUNITY HOSPITALS, & NE OHIO CENTERS
Summary: Provides computed tomography imaging and patient care services at defined levels to patients of all ages. Maintains patient safety.
Job Responsibilities: Check and prepare 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. Assure patients' safety and comfort during procedures. Educate patients regarding procedure, equipment and exam to ensure understanding and cooperation. Perform 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 (i.e. JCAHO, ODH, etc.) Knowledgeable in acquiring, archiving, transmitting, and printing images via PACS - when applicable, knowledgeable in after hours 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. Provide coverage as needed and makes self available to cover as needed (i.e. 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. Experience: Minimum one year experience as a General Radiologic Technologist preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Must be a Registered Technologist (ARRT). Certification in CT within one year of position acceptance is required. State licensure if required by state law. CPR certification required.
Physical Requirements: Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.
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Key Words: CT, Patient Care, CT Technolgist, Scan
Category: Allied Health
Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
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