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

CT Tech-CT Scans-Mercy Medical Center-FT 1.0 (Evenings/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 emergencycallback and operates C.T. equipment.

  • Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatricpatients.

  • Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling inrecognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental healthproblems.

  • Maintains open and positive communication with staff, physicians, andother 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 toprotocol. Maintains the physicalenvironment of the department in a clean, well-stocked, orderly manner.

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

  • Manages and coordinates the activities of the C.T. Department withother 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 recommendationsand 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 necessaryfor patient care.

  • Schedules patients

  • Has understanding of and troubleshooting skills as related to PACs

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLSAND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Successful completion of anaccredited two year Radiologic Technology program.

  • Registry eligible orRegistered Radiologic Technologist

  • Maintains current IowaPermit to Practice

  • Maintains active registrystatus in ARRT

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

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

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

months of

hire.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abusetraining specific to population served

within three (3) months of hire.

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

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Job Radiology/Imaging

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Evenings

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Fourth

Req ID: 2017-R0115798