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CT Tech Per Diem Rotating St. Joseph's

Job ID: 2205017173 Date posted: 05/02/2022 Facility: Carondelet St. Josephs Hospital
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Helping people feel better isn’t just about the treatment we give – the relationships we create and the compassion we share are just as important. Carondelet hospitals make a difference in the lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment.

From your first day, you’ll be part of a group of some of the most talented nursing professionals united in a common goal to care for those in our community. Ready to work with awe-inspiring teammates who are dedicated to making a difference? Join us in going above and beyond.

CT Tech Per Diem Rotating Position Summary

Performs computerized tomographic procedures for the diagnosis of disease and injury according to protocols established by radiologists.

Responsibilities

Prepares and positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.
Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity.
Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted.
Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines.
Collects pertinent patient history and documents on requisition.
Checks for accuracy of ordered exams by comparing to written physician order.
Verifies correct patient by using two forms of identity verification, prior to injecting patient or starting exam.
Maintains patient confidentiality per established CHN policies regarding HIPAA rights and practices.
Completes consent forms as indicated per procedure.
Completes pregnancy forms, oxygen transportation forms, medication reconciliation forms.
Inputs and processes requisitions.
Inputs all pertinent information and provides image/film history to radiologists for review and comparison.
Starts intravenous access as needed, and performs I.V. injections using proper technique.
Understands how to treat patients with infiltrated IV sites.
Understands management of patients with elevated Creatinine levels.
Maintains proper oxygen therapy on patients who require oxygen.
Maintains skills required to change oxygen tanks.
Must be able to use masks and nasal canula.
Adjusts rate of O2 flow with mask/nasal canula according to written physician orders.
Secures, transports, and secures e-cylinders.
Maintains radiation safety for women of childbearing age, in accordance with existing imaging department standards.
Documents patient education on requisition or worksheet as appropriate.

THE CT TECH PER DIEM ROTATING CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION
Certification Required: ARRT- R&N (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist) and AZ Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners (MRTBE).
Certification Required: ARRT- CT; obtain CT certification within 2 years of hire/transfer date.
Certification Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association.

EDUCATION
Required: Graduate of an accredited radiology program.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Required: One (1) year experience as a radiologic technologist.
Preferred: Previous CT experience.

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