Catholic Health Initiatives CT Technologist - Radiology CT Scan (Nights) PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

CT Technologist - Radiology CT Scan (Nights) 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.

PositionSummary

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

PositionSummary

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.

Educationand Licensure Required:

Associate’s Degree

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

MinimumExperience:

One (1) year experience as a Radiographer

PositionResponsibilities:

  1. Performs CT exams on patients according to the specific

departmental procedure protocols under the direction of the Medical Director.

  1. Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is

operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards

  1. Problem-solves equipment failure and imaging

quality and contacts service representative or CES regarding equipment problems

  1. 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.

  1. Completes all quality checks and Ensures that

equipment logs are maintained

  1. Completes all clinical supply inventories, ensuring

that each diagnostic room is complete with the necessary supplies required to

perform the procedure

  1. Actively Participates with patient testing,

performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests

  1. Reviews the physician orders to verify the type of

diagnostic test requested and that the indication for the procedure is

consistent

  1. Communicates with Radiologist to obtain proper exam

protocol/test design.

  1. Provides specific diagnostic test information to

the patient ensuring that the patient is aware of the diagnostic test

involvement.

  1. Performs Point of Care testing for lab tests

according to hospital guidelines.

  1. Effectively starts IVs following hospital

guidelines.

  1. Completes the diagnostic examination and all image

post processing.

  1. Demonstrates competency in PACS process and

Performs daily QA process

  1. Completes image processing, including supporting

documentation of logs, demographic and diagnostic information required for

departmental, hospital and patient record documentation.

  1. Responsible for monitoring and recording radiation

dose levels.

  1. Notifies Radiologist with any diagnostic findings,

which warrant communication.

Job Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0115736