CT TECHNOLOGIST

Company:
Anderson Hospital
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Jan. 17th 2019
Location(s):
  • Maryville, IL 62062

Job Description

ANDERSONHOSPITAL

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION TITLE:                 CT  TECHNOLOGIST,  (Registered Technologist -  CT LEVEL | Midnights | Part time 40 hrs pp)

 

DEPARTMENT:                      RADIOLOGY

 

REPORTS TO:                         DIRECTOR OF RADIOLOGY, MANAGER, AND SUPERVISOR

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

To apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis in accordance with policy and procedure, practicing radiation safety methods at all time.  To select appropriate technical factors limiting the need for re-exposure and in accordance with equipment operating guidelines. Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment and initiative, and basic knowledge of cross sectional anatomy.

 

To apply patient care, communicating the procedure performed, lessening apprehension and in accordance with the hospital’s Patent’s Rights policies.  Knowledge of the needs of patient according to their age group and the ability to modify care according to patient’s age.

Service and Quality Standards:

 

  1. Service

Is Customer focused

                Anticipates customer needs

                Adheres to customer service standards

Is Competent, caring and compassionate

                Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior

                                to customers and coworkers

  1. People

Is conversation conscious

                Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

Is positive in interactions with others

Is courteous and respectful

                Promotes a harassment free environment

                Inspires the trust of others

Acts in accordance with hospital policies and code of conduct, and identifies any conflicts of interest.

  1. Quality

Is excellent in patient care and service

                Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

Is safety conscious

                Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

Is involved with improvement efforts

                Supports performance improvement

                Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                Meets mandatory educational requirements

  1. Growth

Is a loyal ambassador

                Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision

Is active and involved

                Supports hospital initiatives

                Champions innovation and supports change

Is a positive role model

                Fosters team cooperation

  1. Finance

Is a good steward of hospital resources

                Develops/uses efficient work methods

Is cost effective

                Conserves organizational resources

 

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Performs and documents patient and family education activities including assessing, performing and documenting
  2. Provides age specific care for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric population.
  3. Supports patient’s rights and responsibilities, including respect of culture and religious diversity
  4. Selects proper protocols for each exam
  5. Accurately identifies images and includes patient history
  6. Correlates accurately contrast media and dosage to exam
  7. Proficiently operates all functions of the CT scanner and workstation equipment
  8. Assists physicians, students, and other technologists with procedures
  9. Maintains compliance with Patient Safety Goals
  10. Is in compliance with all radiation safety standards
  11. Documents all interventions and completes accurately and in a timely manner all exam information
  12. Performs QC procedures on CT scanners as directed by the physicist’s protocol

 

Education Requirements and Other Requirements:

 

Education Level:  High school diploma or equivalent.

 

                Certification/Licensure:  Formal radiologic technology training in AMA approved school.

                                                       Must be ARRT registered and IDNS licensed unrestricted.

                Current BLS:  Required

 

Experience Requirements:

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Extensive walking, standing, pushing and/or lifting medium to heavy weight.  Exposure to radiation.

 

Exposure Category I:  Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues:  All procedures or other job related tasks that involve inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them are Category I tasks.  Use of appropriate protective measures should be required for every employee engaged in Category I tasks.

 

Physical Activity:

                                                                                  

  • Lift/Carry                                                                                                                                                                
  • Push/Pull                                                                                                                                                         
  • Reach Overhead                                                                                                                                        
  • Climb                                                                                                              
  • Squat/Bend/Kneel                                                                                                          
  • Sit                                                                                                                  
  • Stand                                                                                                                                                              
  • Walk/Move About                                                                                                                                  
  •  

The most significant duties have been included in this description.  Other duties may be assigned and the hospital has the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect assigned duties.

 


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