Garden Park Medical Center
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES - The Cat Scan Tech produces computerized tomographic scanner radiographs of designated anatomical areas in accordance with established practices and procedures. Performs diagnostic CT & x-ray procedures independently and at a professional level. The relatively significant population served includes infants, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Operates diagnostic equipment, develops film, and prepares the room with the necessary equipment and supplies for the procedures. Secondary duties include all radiology procedures(including going to the OR), clerical duties, receptionist, answering the telephone, scheduling patients, transportation of patients, working in file room , available for "ON CALL", ordering supplies, stocking the department., maintaining filings, and general cleaning. Assists in the collection of data for COI monitors.
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Operates equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body.
Positions patients utilizing immobilization devices.
Moves equipment into specified positions and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors such as time and distance.
Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns.
Assists physicians with invasive procedures.
Exposes and develops film.
Operates mobile equipment in operating room, emergency department or at patient's bedside. Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material.
Assists with transporting patients.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement".
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES - This position requires the following minimal requirements:
Must have customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Must be detail-oriented with ability to sustain concentration over long periods of time.
Must have critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Must role model ethical, safe, fiscally responsible practices
Must be able to read and comprehend written instructions and follow verbal instructions.
Must have the ability to handle multiple priorities.
Must demonstrate teamwork and team building skills
EDUCATION - Graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers.
EXPERIENCE - Previous experience as a CT Tech preferred
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE - ARRT Certification in X-ray and become Registered in CT within 12 months of employment; Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imagining; Current Certification in Basic Life Support
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS - Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.
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