CT Technologist - PRN
Texas Health Joint Ventures
30+ days ago
Performs Computed Tomography (CT) procedures. Sets, maintains and/or controls various components of the scanner. Responsible for acquiring the best possible image quality for Radiologist interpretation. Must demonstrate proper positioning and techniques to produce images in a timely fashion. Must be able to interpret the patient's history and physicians instructions. Must have American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) licensure and Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS), Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist (CMRT) licensure. Willing to take call.
- Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures.
- Must be able to identify malfunction of radiologic equipment and arrange service repair.
- Position patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary.
- Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
- Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during exam.
- Take thorough and accurate patient medical histories and notify the Radiologist as necessary.
- Coordinate work with clerical personnel and other technologists.
- Start IV's and administer contrast media as directed and per protocol.
- Monitor patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician.
- Evaluate CT scans for technical quality.
- Proficient use of PACS and performs image QA.
- Accurately process, modify and complete exams in EMR.
- Responsible to take call and follow callback guidelines.
- Takes responsibility for professional growth and development.
- Good understanding of Comply with Image Gently and Image Wisely.
- Assist other technologists during downtime.
- Adheres to Performance Standards and Professional Requirements as outlined in the Performance Standards handbook.
- Utilizes Relationship Based Care by consistently placing personal relationships between caregivers, patients/families and self at the center of care delivery. Every employee at THCDS is a caregiver.
- Other duties as assigned.
- High School or GED and Two (2) year Associates Degree
- One to three (1 to 3) years of Clinical Experience
- License: AART and CMRT and (CT); Certifications: BLS
- Preferred: Three (3) years of Clinical Experience