CT Technologist - PRN Insight Health Corp.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota for more than three decades, merged with Insight Imaging in 2012 to create one of the nation's largest radiology providers for fixed site and mobile diagnostic imaging and interventional services. Together we have 116 retail imaging centers, 128 mobile units and operate in more than thirty states. Our organization will serve nearly a million patients in 2013, offering a wide range of screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures that complement each community's needs, in collaboration with radiologists, healthcare providers, hospitals and health systems.
We are currently seeking a Per Diem CT Technologist to work at our Dallas (Forest Lane), TX location.
Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, perform all required diagnostic CT scanning procedures with knowledge of all pertinent technical and academic areas to produce consistent, high quality examinations.
1.Perform all required diagnostic CT scanning procedures through proper positioning and technique, consistently demonstrating good judgment in evaluating the diagnostic studies.
2.Screen patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the examination (i.e., pain, claustrophobia, metallic objects, isolation patients, etc.). Obtain and review the requisition for examination in order to be aware of information such as procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other special requirements.
3.Thoroughly explain procedure to be performed to alleviate patient anxiety and facilitate patient cooperation. Monitor the condition of any patient within the department and assist the radiologist in performing needed medical attention, if applicable.
4.Comply with company operational and safety policies and procedures. Comply with hospital policies, procedures, and emergency procedures, where applicable.
5.Maintain the CT scanning equipment in good operating order. Clean and disinfect equipment and area after each use. Maintain work area in an orderly manner. Check to ensure emergency equipment is in good working order. Report any hazardous conditions or equipment breakdowns to responsible supervisor.
6.Routinely prepare examination for interpretation by the radiologist to include correct identification and processing of films, adequate clinical history and previous x-rays for comparison (if available).
7.Assist radiologist during the administration of contrast media and practice medical and surgical aseptic procedures as required. Recognize allergic reactions and respond in accordance to company policies and procedures for emergent patient care.
8.Assist with patient scheduling and patient preparation required prior to examination.
9.Assure that "red carpet' service is provided to referring physicians, their staff and patients.
10.Conduct examinations with regard to patient's age, condition or other special requirements.
11.Comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, and the company's policies and procedures
12.Perform other projects/tasks, as requested by the Company.
High school graduate or equivalent
ARRT (CT) Certification
Associates or applied science degree in related field
At least one year's experience as a CT Technologist
Working knowledge applicable to CT scanning technology with specific
references to cross-sectional anatomy, medical and surgical disease and
scientific principles as applied to CT scanning
Ability to identify disease abnormalities and physiological processes while
performing CT scans
Patient care standards and requirements
Quality assurance principles and practices
Customer service principles and practices
OSHA principles and practices
JCAHO standards of practice
Operate and adjust CT scanning equipment and ancillary equipment
Schedule, organize and monitor patient flow so as to meet company productivity, quality, health and safety standards
Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, medical staff and
Venipuncture Certification, if applicable
Schedule, organize and complete work in accordance with required workloads
Read, interpret and follow internal quality standards and governmental regulations
Understand and follow specifications and instructions
Maintain the confidentiality of patient records and complete administrative
records and reports
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergencies
Capable of maintaining basic life support (CPR)
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