Catholic Health Initiatives CT Tech-CT Scans-Mercy Medical Center-FT 1.0 (Evening/call)1/4 wknd in DES MOINES, Iowa

CT Tech-CT Scans-Mercy Medical Center-FT 1.0 (Evening/call)1/4 wknd

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Independently performs computed tomography procedures under the direction of a Radiologist and/or manager in a highly technical and professional manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Performs C.T. procedures on scheduled shifts including emergency callback and operates C.T. equipment.

  • Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.

  • Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.

  • Maintains open and positive communication with staff, physicians, and other departments.

  • Instructs, supervises, and evaluates student technologists.

  • Presents a positive image to community and professional contacts.

  • Promotes professionalism with the department, hospital, and community; acts as a role model.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all exams according to protocol. Maintains the physical environment of the department in a clean, well-stocked, orderly manner.

  • Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner, reporting any malfunctions to manager/Bio-med.

  • Manages and coordinates the activities of the C.T. Department with other areas of the department and hospital to insure and maintain patient care.

  • Demonstrates proper phone etiquette and utilization of computers, including completion of exam data entry.

  • Complies with OSHA/JCAHO and other regulatory agency recommendations and guidelines.

  • Attends hospital and department meetings and inservices.

  • Maintains confidentiality regarding all patient/personnel information.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Capable of performing office and transporting of patients as necessary for patient care.

  • Schedules patients

  • Has understanding of and troubleshooting skills as related to PACs

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Successful completion of an accredited two year Radiologic Technology program.

  • Registry eligible or Registered Radiologic Technologist

  • Maintains current Iowa Permit to Practice

  • Maintains active registry status in ARRT

  • Participates in professional society (i.e., ISRT or SCD)

  • 1 CEU per year in Radiation Safety/24 CEU’s every 2 years

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3)

ADDITIONALRESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Demonstrates a commitment toservice, organization values and professionalism through appropriateconduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits ourcore values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty andsincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continuallysurpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality andprotects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively andsupports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and itsorganizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Radiology/Imaging

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule evening

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Fourth

Req ID: 2017-R0120819