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CT Technologist PRN Freestanding ER

Salem VA, VA, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Cave Spring ER is designed to provide even more convenient and fast emergency care, specifically around patient comfort, and that’s a feeling patients will sense from the moment they arrive at our emergency room.

Our services include:

  • Full-service emergency care (same services offered at our hospital-based ERs)
  • Separate public and ambulance entrances
  • All private treatment rooms
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning
  • Digital Diagnostic Testing
  • Full X-ray capabilities
  • On-site laboratory testing
  • Secure exam area for behavioral health patients
  • Direct admission capabilities

Cave Spring ER is part of the LewisGale Regional Health System, where you'll find caring extends to both our patients and our people, where we deliver the quality care patients expect, demand and deserve. We're committed to compassion, care and constant improvement.  The vision of LewisGale is to be recognized both as the healthcare provider and the employer of choice in Southwest Virginia. We hope you consider joining America’s most patient-focused healthcare system.  Choosing a career with us means having access to innovative technologies and advanced medical procedures that place you on the forefront of patient care. We offer flexible scheduling encouraging the opportunity to lead a balanced life, along with compensation and benefits that are the best in the healthcare industry.

"I chose LewisGale to work because of their patient-centered approach. The patient is at the center of every decision we make."  Kenneth P. , Director at LewisGale

What would you do in this role?:

  • Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
  • Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media.
  • Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. 
  • Prepares and identifies patients, collects relevant information for completion of procedures. 
  • Performs all CT procedures.
  • Administers contrast media as required. If a RN is not available, certified technologists may have access to the emergency medications at the direction of the attending physician
  • Participates in continuing education activities to expand/enhance knowledge of CT and to meet the continuing education requirements of the ARRT. Maintains current CPR-BLS certification








Qualifications

EXPERIENCE
Required: Successful completion of accredited school of Radiologic Technology. ARRT Registered in CT and Radiology 
Preferred: ARRT registered RT (R)

EDUCATION

Required: Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology. BLS.

Facility: LewisGale Medical Center
Job ID: 00005-20449
Category: Imaging
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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