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CT Technologist - CT Scans - FT (Evenings)

Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by Mercy Health

Des Moines, IA 50316
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
GENERAL SUMMARY :

Independently performs computed tomography procedures under the direction of a Radiologist and/or manager in a highly technical and professional manner.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
  • Performs C.T. procedures on scheduled shifts including emergency callback and operates C.T. equipment.
  • Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
  • Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.
  • Maintains open and positive communication with staff, physicians, and other departments.
  • Instructs, supervises, and evaluates student technologists.
  • Presents a positive image to community and professional contacts.
  • Promotes professionalism with the department, hospital, and community; acts as a role model.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all exams according to protocol. Maintains the physical environment of the department in a clean, well-stocked, orderly manner.
  • Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner, reporting any malfunctions to manager/Bio-med.
  • Manages and coordinates the activities of the C.T. Department with other areas of the department and hospital to insure and maintain patient care.
  • Demonstrates proper phone etiquette and utilization of computers, including completion of exam data entry.
  • Complies with OSHA/JCAHO and other regulatory agency recommendations and guidelines.


MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Successful completion of an accredited two year Radiologic Technology program.

  • Maintains current Iowa Permit to Practice

  • Maintains active registry status in ARRT

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served

    within three (3) months of hire.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

Reference: 689958477