Centura Health CT Tech in Lakewood, Colorado
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*JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 131073*
*RECRUITER:* Donna Rigdon DonnaRigdon@Centura.org
*CLINIC:* Lakewood Emergency Room & Urgent Care Center
*DETAILS:* PRN - Per Request Needed
*HOURS: * Variable
Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.
Provide quality patient care to all patients within the medical imaging department. Perform high quality images and exams on patients while maintaining the sensitivity to patient needs. Follows standards of safe radiation practice. Demonstrates leadership abilities and is a role model for other associate technologists. Acts as a clinical resource to unit personnel and assures current standards of practice for the unit.
*Minimum Experience Requirements*
One year of related experience.
High School Diploma or GED Required
Associate’s Degree strongly preferred
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
ARRT(CT), ARRT(N), ARRT(T) or CNMT registry required or State CT registry ARRT(R) with CT training.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association.
*Job Responsibilities (essential functions identified with a * )*
Performs diagnostic imaging procedures, providing safety for self, patients and all other individuals. Practices all rules and regulations pertaining to radiation safety, reducing personal and patient exposure to “as low as reasonably achievable” (ALARA).*
Produces quality images in a complete, accurate and timely manner. *
Prepares patient for exam. Provides information and instruction to patient and/or family regarding the procedure and responds to their physical and emotional needs. *
Assists the patient during exam and positions the patient. *
Observes patient and equipment during the procedure and reports / documents unusual occurrences and records patient’s condition.*
Facilitates smooth patient flow, scheduling and optimal use of equipment/resources. *
Communicates in writing and verbally with all physicians, imaging personnel, students and hospital staff in facilitating the continuum of care. *
Assists with patient transport as needed. *
Performs IV starts and contrast administration as required. *
As assigned by management, performs technologist duties of other registered modality. *
Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy. *
Correctly inputs charges and required data for procedures and for supplies utilized during the procedure/exam. *
Completes required hospital/medical imaging paperwork for each exam performed.*
Prepares room, equipment, and exam materials needed for exam. *
Maintains technical operation of equipment and notifies service when necessary. Notifies supervisor of equipment problems and logs the service call/problem per department procedure. *
Maintains clean work area for employees and patients. *
Maintains quality checks and equipment maintenance documentation per department procedure.*
Proactive in problem identification and following up with appropriate management personnel. *
Establishes a motivating, constructive rapport with physicians, staff and system departments. *
Maintains high skill level through ongoing education / meeting attendance and shares information with staff. *
Participates in clinical training for students and/or staff technologists. *
Engages in professional activities through involvement in organizations, journal clubs, on-line education, etc. *
Maintains compliance with all State, Federal, accreditation and hospital regulations and standards. *
Responsible for contributing to ACR accreditation as requested.*
Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements. *
Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility. *
/This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned./
Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.