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CT/Rad Technician

Lewisville, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

CT/Rad Technologist
Medical City Lewisville
Full Time Nights (Rotating Weekends)
Fri/Sat 16hr shifts or combo

Position Summary:
Associate performs quality diagnostic procedures in an accurate and timely fashion.  He/she operates CT and X-ray equipment and processes image as required.  Associate prepares CT room, equipment, supplies and medication as indicated for the procedure/exam being performed.   He/she practices proper radiation safety techniques on all exams and ensures his/her direct reports and other staff members follow the same precautions.  Associate maintains safe environment for patients, co-workers and visitors.  Supports and helps achieve the departmental and hospital goals.  Provides services to all age groups (infant to geriatric).  

Job Duties and Responsibilities:  
Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities.
Prepares room, equipment, medicine and materials as needed for patients.
Cleans and disinfects CT room and equipment.
Observes proper radiation safety techniques on all exams.
Prepares Barium preparation and other CT contrast mixtures for the procedures.
Prepares patient for CT exam – explains procedures, transfers patient to table, positions patient and assists patient at the end of the procedure.
Processes image in accordance with industry standards and  techniques.
Follows prescribed techniques in administering CT procedure/exam (adjust equipment; determines proper KVP & mA, positions patient, adjust lead shield and selects proper scanning parameters).
Observes patient and machine during procedure and reports unusual occurrences and records patient’s condition.
Maintains stock supplies and performs general office duties, (i.e., proper charge codes, procedures completed.)
Inspects and reports equipment/room for any malfunctions within his/her shift.
Transports patients as necessary.
Takes call as required..
Assists with other duties as assigned by the AVP/Director and or Imaging Manager/Supervisor/Lead Tech.
Performs all CT procedures on patient between the ages of infancy to Geriatric.
Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities.
Serves as a clinical resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care
Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients.
Efficiently operates the PACS.
Provides excellent customer service to our patients, visitors, staff and co-workers.
Performs Point of Care Testing for Urine HCG and Creatinine.  Calculates GFR.
Lab draws as necessary.
Attends staff meetings and in-services.
Completes educational activities as assigned.
Follows proper procedure for infection control.
Participates with High Level Disinfection (HLD) Audits as required.
Assists physician’s offices, outpatients and hospital associates promptly and courteously.
Positively identifies the correct patient prior to the performance of CT procedure utilizing 2 patient identifiers.
Participates in ACR Accreditation activities and adheres to guidelines and requirements as indicated.

Qualifications

Licensure/Certification/Registration:   
-Must have current license American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R)(CT).  If associate does not hold advanced certification, associate shall obtain within 6 months of hire/promotion or completion of training program.
-Must have current Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) through the Texas Medical Board.
-Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) Certification

Education:
-Graduate of an Accredited Radiologic Technology Program or equivalent with appropriate state licensure and National Registry(s).

Experience:
-Must be well trained to handle different ages and risk factors when performing diagnostic procedures.

Specific Requirements:
-Must be able to take call restricted to a 30-minute response time and work on Hospital/ER recognized Holiday.

About Medical City Lewisville:
Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a state-of-the-art full-service medical and surgical facility offering 186 beds with 24-hour emergency services. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. Medical City Lewisville has been identified as a High Performer for treatment of congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by U.S. News and World Report in their 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings. In the fall of 2017, we also received the prestigious “A” rating from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization for Hospital/Patient Safety. Medical City Lewisville is a great place to work — and the best possible place to receive care.
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Medical City Lewisville
Facility: Medical City Lewisville
Job ID: 00950-101404
Category: Imaging
Contract: Nights (rotating weekends)
Shift: Full-time
Job Class: Regular

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