Catholic Health Initiatives CT Technologist - CEC Holcombe(Varied Shifts)PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

CT Technologist - CEC Holcombe(Varied Shifts)PRN

Description

BaylorSt. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a

world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962

by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in

Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet®

hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center,

receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three

freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe)

offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually.

The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine

and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and

Prairie View A&M University.

Position Summary:

Operates

diagnostic equipment and performs a variety of technical diagnostic imaging

procedures related to CT. Provides patient orientation, procedure explanation,

and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Performs complete

diagnostic imaging tests inclusive of positioning patient, calibration of

equipment, and documentation of findings, with the direction of the imaging

supervisor/manager. Assists patients with basic patient care needs.

Qualifications

Education:

Associate’s

Degree

Licensure/Certification:

Registered

by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists – ARRT (R ) (CT); must

maintain current

Certified by Texas Department of Health as Certified Medical Radiologic

Technologist – MRT; must maintain current

CPR/BLS

certification

Minimum Experience:

One

(1) year experience as a Radiographer

Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilties:

Good

alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills

Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, visitors, physicians and

other hospital personnel.

Must have good written and oral communication skills

PositionResponsibilities:

1.

Performs CT exams on

patients according to the specific departmental procedure protocols under the

direction of the Medical Director.

2.

Prepares equipment

ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to

diagnostic standards

3.

Problem-solves equipment

failure and imaging quality and contacts service representative or CES

regarding equipment problems

4.

Ensures that daily

equipment and room maintenance are performed during/ after each procedure, and

that special precautions and measures are performed to ensure infection control

standards.

5.

Completes all quality

checks and Ensures that equipment logs are maintained

6.

Completes all clinical

supply inventories, ensuring that each diagnostic room is complete with the

necessary supplies required to perform the procedure

7.

Actively Participates

with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent

patient requests

8.

Reviews the physician

orders to verify the type of diagnostic test requested and that the indication

for the procedure is consistent

9.

Communicates with

Radiologist to obtain proper exam protocol/test design.

10.

Provides specific

diagnostic test information to the patient ensuring that the patient is aware

of the diagnostic test involvement.

11.

Performs Point of Care

testing for lab tests according to hospital guidelines.

12.

Effectively starts IVs

following hospital guidelines.

13.

Completes the diagnostic

examination and all image post processing.

14.

Demonstrates competency

in PACS process and Performs daily QA process

15.

Completes image

processing, including supporting documentation of logs, demographic and

diagnostic information required for departmental, hospital and patient record

documentation.

16.

Responsible for

monitoring and recording radiation dose levels.

17.

Notifies Radiologist

with any diagnostic findings, which warrant communication.

Job Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0112242