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CT Technologist

CT Technologist

Job Location 
US-MN-Maplewood
Specialty 
Hidden (23943)
Visas Accepted 
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Contract Status 
C4
FTE 
0.60
Authorized Hours 
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Shift 
All Shifts - Day/Evening/Night Rotations
Department 
Radiology -CT Scanning
Standard Work Schedule 
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More information about this job

Practice Description

Operates CT equipment to prouder high quality cross-sectional images of patients' bones, organs and tissue used to diagnose medical conditions. Prepares patients for these diagnostic procedures by explaining the process and positioning patients to correctly capture the images requested by a physician.

About HealthEast

  • Performs a variety of high quality CT exams with attention to diagnostic detail using the lowest radiation dose achievable
  • Prepares, educates and interviews patients prior to their CT exams, to ensure they receive a safe and appropriate exam
  • Plans and prepares for patient visit prior to their arrival, to ensure quality and timeliness of patient care
  • This includes gathering medical history, consulting with clinician, preparing paperwork and gathering supplies
  • Frequently responds to STAT and ASAP customer needs
  • Makes quick and patient focused decisions in times of high patient volume and rapid change
  • Keeps patient environment and work space clean and organized, which includes stocking linen and supplies in an organized and timely manner
  • Completes requisitions and charges for supplies in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring our patients receive prompt diagnosis and care
  • Facilitates the performance of interventional procedures, gathers medical history, coordinates care with other departments, sets up correct equipment and supplies using proper sterile technique, communicates with performing physician and adhering to ALARA principles while always maintaining compassionate patient care
  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements
  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned

Community Information

  • Associate's degree from an accredited Radiologic Technologist program
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association required
  • Certified Radiologic Technologist (R) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required
  • Certified Computed Tomographer (CT) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists preferred
  • 1 to 2 years Radiology experience preferred
  • ISTAT experience preferred
  • IV start skills preferred
  • Anatomy, physiology, pathology - Thorough understanding of physiology and cross sectional anatomy
  • Able to appropriately identifies pathology to alert interpreting physician and/or to modify patient care
  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection
  • Patient Education: Provides patient educational information appropriate to the developmental level, learning needs, readiness, cultural values, and beliefs of patients and families
  • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves
  • Problem Solving: Identifies problems
  • Determines accuracy and relevance of information
  • Utilizes appropriate tools and staff resources along with sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations
  • Professional Practice: Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional
  • Safe Medication Administration: Administers medications following policies using procedures that assure the highest level of safety all times for all populations

 

About HealthEast

 

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

 

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

 

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