CT Technologist

in Altoona, PA

CT Technologist Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    775200

  • Req #

    4016464

  • Job Location

    Altoona, PA, US

  • Job Category

    Imaging

  • Job Type

    Full-Time - Flex

  • Schedule

    Night shift with rotation

  • Shift

    Night Job

Description

Flex Full Time - Night
with Rotation



This is a union (AFSCME)
position



Posted:  5/7/2019







Purpose:

Under the direction of a qualified radiologist, perform computed tomography
exams at a technical level that does not require direct supervision. Assume
responsibility of the CT department and the procedures that are being
performed. Complete exams with documentation to be passed on to the radiologist
for interpretation.



Responsibilities:



  • Acquires and maintains skill level in
    venipuncture therapy in accordance with Department policy.
  • Complies with established occupational
    BBF and TB exposure policies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to
    adapt to clinical treatment and instructional aspect of care to all stages
    of the life cycle and to various states of health and disease.
  • Develops film by means of a laser
    processor.
  • Maintains adequate records as directed
    on requisitions, etc. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness.
  • Practices sterile technique and
    prevents cross contamination.
  • Provides immobilizing devices as
    required.
  • Provides protection in accordance with
    prescribed safety standards.
  • Responsible for the performance of
    routine special procedures.
  • May be responsible for specific areas
    of instruction for ancillary personnel.
  • Rotates within the department or other
    areas and by shift as required.
  • Secures and returns supplies.
  • Selects proper technical factors on an
    individual patient basis. 
  • Selects and operates equipment as
    directed.
  • Station Medical Center CT staff is
    required to run a creatinine point of care test on patients who meet the
    criteria for blood work prior to contrast injection. 
  • Staff is also required to perform
    daily QC on the I-Stat.
  • Station Medical Center CT staff is
    required to test glucose levels on PET/CT patient's pre and post scan.
  • Supports department and hospital based
    CPI activities by actively participating in the CPI process.
  • Transfers and positions patients while
    performing computed tomography examinations.
  • Under the direction of a physician,
    technologist administers contrast media for CT examinations.
  • Use of PACS.Use of the Radiology
    Information System.



Qualifications

  • Education and Formal Training
    Required: High school graduate or equivalent; graduate of an AMA approved
    school of radiology technology.  
  • Must possess manual dexterity
    and hand-eye coordination; must be able to adapt to all types of
    conditions of patients. 
  • Must successfully complete and
    maintain venipuncture therapy skills in accordance with department
    policy. 
  • Must be registered as a
    Radiology Technologist and possess 6 month's experience as a Radiology
    Technologist or must be a graduate of a CT Technologist program.





Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:



  • CPR required based on AHA
    standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component
    within 30 days of hire
  • Act 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with
    Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with
    Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • American Registered Radiologic
    Technologists
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio
    Pulmonary Resuscitation





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with Disabilities



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