Catholic Health Initiatives CT Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging (Fri/Sat/Sun, 7p-7a) Full Time in THE WOODLANDS, Texas
CT Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging (Fri/Sat/Sun, 7p-7a) Full Time
The Woodlands Hospital
A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.
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 on patients according to the specific departmental procedure protocols under the direction of the Medical Director.
Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards
Problem-solves equipment failure and imaging quality and contacts service representative or CES regarding equipment problems
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.
Completes all quality checks and Ensures that equipment logs are maintained
Completes all clinical supply inventories, ensuring that each diagnostic room is complete with the necessary supplies required to perform the procedure
Actively participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests
Reviews the physician orders to verify the type of diagnostic test requested and that the indication for the procedure is consistent
Communicates with Radiologist to obtain proper exam protocol/test design.
Provides specific diagnostic test information to the patient ensuring that the patient is aware of the diagnostic test involvement.
Performs Point of Care testing for lab tests according to hospital guidelines.
Effectively starts IVs following hospital guidelines.
Completes the diagnostic examination and all image post processing.
Demonstrates competency in PACS process and Performs daily QA process
Completes image processing, including supporting documentation of logs, demographic and diagnostic information required for departmental, hospital and patient record documentation.
Responsible for monitoring and recording radiation dose levels.
Notifies Radiologist with any diagnostic findings, which warrant communication.
Associate’s Degree Required
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
One (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
Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health
Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS
Daily Schedule Fri/Sat/Sun, 7p-7a
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Every
Req ID: 2018-R0156978