CT TECHNOLOGIST-CT Scan- St Joseph Medical Center, Joliet
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Requisition ID: 54735 Location: Presence St Joseph Med Joliet Location Address: 333 Madison Street, Joliet, IL 60435-8200 United States (US)Daily Hours: 8 Standard Hours: 40 Employment Status: Full-time Employment Type: Regular Shift: Night FLSA: NSUMMARY The Computerized Tomography (CT) Technologist operates the CT scanner to perform procedures of designated body parts according to physician specifications and/or orders. Assists physicians in carrying out examinations by mixing and preparing contrast media and assisting in sterile procedures. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Licensed by the State of Illinois of Emergency Management Agency (IEMA). Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety (INDS) in Radiology .Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).CPR Certification required ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPerforms CTs, positions patient in order to obtain desired CT procedure results. Instructs patient on proper position for required procedures. Calculates and selects proper technical factors for procedures.Assists physicians in performance of examinations by administering contrast media, positioning patients, assisting in sterile and other procedures. Assists physicians with scrubbing. Documents administration of IV contrast material in Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS).Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check as needed. Runs hospital computer system. Reports to Supervisor/Manager/Director any equipment malfunctions. Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control. Implements corrective action plans if needed.Interviews patient and/or family to obtain brief patient history to determine current health status, identify clinical indications for procedures, ensure patient safety, and identify possible complications. Completes required documentation for each patient. Prepares patient according to established CT procedures. Transports patient between waiting, Emergency Department and CT rooms, ensuring proper identification of patient. Assists patient with dressing and undressing, if needed. Assists patient onto and off procedure table.QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or Experience Knowledge of CT Radiographic principles and procedures as well as operation and maintenance of Radiographic equipment as normally acquired through completion of two years post high school training in an approved School of Radiologic Technology is required.Two years of technical experience preferred. Computer Skills Knowledge of Radiology Information Systems and Electronic Medical Record experience preferred.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Licensed by the State of Illinois of Emergency Management Agency (IEMA). Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety (INDS) in Radiology .Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).CPR Certification requiredBusiness Unit: Presence St Joseph MC Joliet Department Name: CT Scan PSJMCJob Segment: Medical, Medical Technologist, Information Systems, Radiology, QC, Healthcare, Technology, Quality Associated topics: arrt, cath lab, cath laboratory, catheterization, ct scan, diagnostic, ndt, rad, radiologic, x ray Associated topics: arrt, cardiac, cath lab, cath laboratory, ct scan, ndt, rad, radiographer, tomography, x ray
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