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ADVENT HEALTH OUTPATIENT IMAGING - C.T. TECHNOLOGIST-WINTER GARDEN in Winter Garden, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, primary duties include imaging both neuro and body scans on patients from neonate to geriatric, following the age specific guidelines of FH parameters, transmitting images for diagnostic interpretation, and keeping the hospital computer system up to date with the progress of these exams. The CT technologist actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all, while implementing the principles of Florida Hospital.  

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs all exams using FH CT protocols. Uses FH policy for proper identification of patient prior to performing exam. Educates patient concerning exam. Properly screens patients for any contrast allergies. (Exam supervision and Administration)

•         Completes all exams in a timely manner, keeps work flow moving, minimizes empty table time.  Follows through after completing exam with communication, transportation and exit of patients. (Personal Productivity and Accountability)

•         Performs all types of imaging procedures and operates all equipment safely and properly including scanners, injectors and monitors.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to perform scans on patients on all ages, adapting protocols as necessary. (Clinical Competence)

•         Properly screens patients of childbearing age, and operates all imaging equipment in a safe manner minimizing radiation exposure to patients, families, and co-workers.  Practices infection control standards, and utilizes approved PPE and disinfectant agents.  Maintains properly stocked, organized and clean room.  Performs QA on CT scanners. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area.  Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment. (Safety and the Environment of Care)

•          Reviews all images of all exams, repeating images as necessary for best possible result.

      (Image Quality and Documentation)

•         Uses computer OC system for ordering, changing, and canceling exams according to protocol. Confirms order matches exam before pushing to PACS or correctly ‘fixes’ exams on QC or PACS. (Data Processing)

•         Assists with collection of data for all KPI’s.  Participates on Teams as asked, participates in Gallup. Utilizes Mission Possible techniques learned and recovers patients and families as needed. (Performance Improvement)

•         Consistently attends department meetings or other mandatory meetings with positive attitude toward department and others.  Listens and is responsible for knowing content. (Department Meeting Attendance)

•         Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.

Schedule: Rotating weekly M, T, W 7a-8p (first week); Th, F, S 7a-8p (second week)


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

•   Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of various diverse backgrounds

•   Knowledge of CT procedures

•   Knowledge of CT scanners

•   Ability to learn and grow with new technology

•   Customer Service skills

•   CT Safety including radiation protection

•   CPR (Basic Life Support)

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

•          Prior CT experience on GE/Phillips CT scanners

•         Prior CT experience

•         General computer skills and PACS

•         Basic IV competency

•         General physics and anatomy

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•         N/A

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

•         AS, BS, CT or Radiological Technology

•         Graduate of the American Medical Association (AMA) approved school of radiography

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

•         ARRT and State of Florida registered technologist that is both current and in good standing

•         ARRT – R (CT)

•         Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

•         N/A



Position Location:  
Job:  Imaging
Organization:  AdventHealth Centra Care
Primary Location:  US-FL-Winter Garden
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Mar 6, 2019, 12:03:24 PM

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