Catholic Health Initiatives CT Technologist-Freestanding Emergency Depts (Days/Nights) PRN in THE WOODLANDS, Texas
CT Technologist-Freestanding Emergency Depts (Days/Nights) PRN
Hospital Outpatient Departments
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.
Performs CT exams onpatients according to the specific departmental procedure protocols under thedirection of the Medical Director.
Prepares equipmentensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according todiagnostic standards
Problem-solves equipmentfailure and imaging quality and contacts service representative or CESregarding equipment problems
Ensures that dailyequipment and room maintenance are performed during/ after each procedure, andthat special precautions and measures are performed to ensure infection controlstandards.
Completes all qualitychecks and Ensures that equipment logs are maintained
Completes all clinicalsupply inventories, ensuring that each diagnostic room is complete with thenecessary supplies required to perform the procedure
Actively participateswith patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergentpatient requests
Reviews the physicianorders to verify the type of diagnostic test requested and that the indicationfor the procedure is consistent
Communicates withRadiologist to obtain proper exam protocol/test design.
Provides specificdiagnostic test information to the patient ensuring that the patient is awareof the diagnostic test involvement.
Performs Point of Caretesting for lab tests according to hospital guidelines.
Effectively starts IVsfollowing hospital guidelines.
Completes the diagnosticexamination and all image post processing.
Demonstrates competencyin PACS process and Performs daily QA process
Completes imageprocessing, including supporting documentation of logs, demographic and diagnosticinformation required for departmental, hospital and patient recorddocumentation.
Responsible formonitoring and recording radiation dose levels.
Notifies Radiologistwith any diagnostic findings, which warrant communication.
by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists – ARRT (R) (CT); must
by Texas Department of Health as Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist –
MRT; must maintain current
(1) year experience as a Radiographer
Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:
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
Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS
Daily Schedule PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0120587