Radiology CT Technologist - Radiology - Full Time - Nights
ProMedica's Mission is to improve your health and well-being. That's evident the minute you walk through the doors of ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital. Located about 60 miles southwest of Toledo in Defiance, Ohio, our facility was constructed in 2002 and designed to promote a healing environment. It also has state-of-the-art technology and private rooms that feel like a home away from home.
Being a community-based hospital, we also have a professional office building where you'll find many primary and specialty doctors. In addition, we're a critical-access hospital and accredited by the Joint Commission, the industry leader in setting healthcare standards. We're also an accredited Chest Pain Center and Level III trauma center.
Under the direction of a radiologist, the CT Technologist performs various CT procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Obtains high quality scans, which are interpreted by a radiologist in the evaluation of disease or abnormality. Assists radiologists or other staff physicians in the performance of diagnostic CT procedures whenever required. Ensures decisions made are based on Family Centered Care philosophy.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skill to utilize computerized tomography equipment by selecting proper technical factors based on age, size, weight, and anatomical differences and general health status of various age groups. Critiques images for diagnostic quality.
- Utilizing proper radiation protection accessory devises and age appropriate immobilizers to produce high quality CT scans under the philosophy of A.L.A.R.A.
- Under the direction of a physician demonstrates knowledge and ability to administer and document contrast and IV contrast according to standards for patients of all ages. Maintains proficiency in venipuncture and IV contrast safety. Assists radiologist and physicians in the performance of diagnostic CT procedures with patients of all ages performing support functions.
- Demonstrates competency in the use of general radiographic equipment and in physical comfort measures and psychosocial issues when giving care to include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients:
- Demonstrates the ability and knowledge to identify educational needs, obtain patient history, and provide information in easily understood terminology with clear communication style about procedures and care to patients of various ages. Determines appropriateness of procedure based on the above.
- Maintains departmental equipment and facilities in a safe and clean condition. Reports equipment malfunctions. Assists in training and evaluating new CT associates and students.
- Demonstrates competency in the physical comfort measures and psychosocial issues when giving care to include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Demonstrates high level of care, courtesy, and cooperation. Educates patients about their procedures and ensures patients and their families’ comfort and need are appropriately addressed in a dignified, confidential manner.
- Demonstrates awareness of safety standards for self and assigned area. Follows organization’s mission and values of customer service.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
**This position will perform Radiology Technology duties as well
- Education: Must have completed formal radiologic technology training at an AMA approved school.
- Skills: Must be able to cope with the stressful situations and handle deadlines in a demanding, fast paced medical environment. Must be able to understand directions, communicate and respond to inquiries; requires effective interpersonal skils. Must be competent in the use of facility communication systems and equipment (e.g. EMR/PACS and fax machines). Must be able to input and retrieve information from radiological or other medical equipment and computerized systems.
- Years of Experience: NA
- License: Must have met ARRT registry requirements and be CT registered. If CT registry eligible, must pass registry within one year of accepting the position; if performing in more than one modality and registry eligible, must pass registry within one year of accepting additional responsibilities (see addendum). License by state if applicable.
- Certification: Must be CPR certified
ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org/about-promedica
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact email@example.com
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