CT Tech - #689765

Baylor Scott & White Health


Date: 1 week ago

City: Waco, Texas

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

JOB SUMMARY



The CT Technologist, under general supervision of a Radiologist, performs computed tomography (CT) procedures on ambulatory and hospital patients as requested by a physician or other licensed provider for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols




ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE



Performs high quality CT procedures, according to exam protocol, in a timely manner. Maintains production and quality of imaging procedures by following established standards and procedures

Utilizes AIDET when communicating with patients to: identify patient service requirements, ensure correct exam is performed on the correct patient, and establish rapport with patients and others. Instructs and communicates with patients and their family regarding the test to be performed and assesses patient's ability to tolerate exam

Prepares patient and area for procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors

Protects patients and employees by adhering to safety requirements, infection-control, drug and radiation policies, protocols and techniques. Uses proper sterile techniques when setting up and performing invasive multimodality procedures and maintains hand hygiene requirements

Maintains equipment and work area to meet quality and cleanliness standards. Works with engineers and physicists to ensure optimal operational capabilities of equipment. Reports issues to management or appropriate department. Assists in maintaining supplies inventory

Ensures individuals are safe to enter the department by screening them according to approved policies and procedures

Obtains, verifies and maintains all relevant documentation such as requisition/chart, patient history, pregnancy status and shielding precautions taken, consent forms, policies and procedures, etc

Maintains medical imaging records in appropriate system and according to department policies and standards for interpretation in a timely manner




KEY SUCCESS FACTORS



Able to perform high quality CT procedures according to exam protocol in a timely manner

Able to explain the procedure and put patients at ease

Able to provide services in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient manner in compliance with established System and regulatory standards, policies and procedures

Able to perform tasks independently without need for routine oversight

Able to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve issues

Able to effectively administer first aid and use emergency cart

Able to ensure customer satisfaction by limiting wait times, providing courteous service, remaining professional, reviewing patient satisfaction scores and developing action plans when required

Demonstrates and maintains current knowledge, continued education and skills appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and geriatric

Able to serve as preceptor by providing quality training to new team members and on new services and initiatives

Able to take call, if required




BENEFITS



Our competitive benefits package includes the following



  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level


QUALIFICATIONS




- EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program



- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience



- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -

ARRT-CT Computed Tomography (ARRT-CT): Must be certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Computed Tomography (CT)



Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS required within 30 days or hire/transfer



Medical Radiologic Tech (MRT): Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT)



ARRT-N Nuclear Medicine Tech (ARRT-N), ARRT-R Radiography (ARRT-R), Cert Nuclear Med Tech (CNMT): Must also be certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiography (R) or in Nuclear Medicine (N) or by Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board as a Certified Nuclear Medicine Tech (CNMT).

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