Catholic Health Initiatives CT Technologist Radiology Diagnostic PT Day/Night CHI Health Plainview in PLAINVIEW, Nebraska

CT Technologist Radiology Diagnostic PT Day/Night CHI Health Plainview

Description

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary/Essential Duties:

  • Prepares room, equipment, contrast media and supplies necessary for each procedure.

  • Provides an explanation of procedures and assumes care for physical/psychological needs of the patient while in radiology.

  • Obtains clinical information and indication for all diagnostic and CT scans. Completes appropriate patient history/clinical data sheets as indicated by policy.

  • Performs diagnostic and CT services:

  • Operates fixed and mobile diagnostic and CT imaging equipment.

  • Operates other equipment/accessory devices as necessary.

  • Positions patient and immobilizes patient when necessary.

  • Selects proper exposure/technical factors.

  • Modifies routine procedures and factors as required by patient condition.

  • Processes radiographic films, prints scans utilizing laser images, and insures proper identification and data are present.

  • Evaluates scan for technical quality.

  • Practices aseptic technique and infection control principles as necessary.

  • Assists with administration of contrast media.

  • Performs venipuncture and administers contrast media under direction of physician.

  • Performs QC function of all images prior to submitting to PACS, as necessary.

  • Assures patient and film tracking and correct exam is completed

  • Assumes responsibility for assigned area:

  • Maintains patient flow through optimum utilization of time and resources.

  • Performs necessary equipment calibration and adjustments.

  • Provides a clean and safe environment environment.

  • Maintains stock supplies and emergency drugs.

  • Reports equipment malfunctions.

  • Schedules procedures as necessary.

  • Recognizes patient conditions requiring immediate action and assists in providing immediate care for life support measures.

  • Maintains patient and radiology records.

  • Performs on call duties as assigned for after hours in diagnostic and/or CT procedures.

Hours: Rotating Schedule, Days, Nights, Weekends. On Call is Required.

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Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience

Preferred:

1-2 years as a registered technologist.

Education/Licensure

Required:

Graduate of AMA approved program in Radiologic Technology or equivalent.

A current Nebraska Medical Radiographer License or Iowa Diagnostic Radiographer permit required, license or permit must be held in the state you provide services.

Certification in radiography ARRT-R from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Additional Requirements:

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Must possess a strong knowledge of human structure & function, radiographic positioning, seection of exposure factors, and cross sectional anatomy, and preparation & administration of contrast media for diagnostic and CT procedures. Proven ability to handle job related stress, must be able to handle multiple tasks at one time. Possess effective written and oral communication skills, manual dexterity, reading skills, team building skills and be people orientated.

Consistently adheres to and demonstrates our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence .

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. CB

Job Radiology/Imaging

Primary Location NEBRASKA-PLAINVIEW-PLAINVIEW

Daily Schedule Day/Evening

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0120487