Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

About Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

 

Job Category:

Radiology Diagnostic

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

CT Technologist

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System - Greer, South Carolina

Posted: 08/9/2018

Position Summary

Perform a variety of specialized tasks involved in the performance of CT scans

and Xray as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Completion of a 24-month accredited and approved School of Radiologic Technology plus completion of an accredited CT program

Experience: No experience required beyond education/certification requirements

Required Licenses/Registrations/Certifications

Current ARRT Registry in Radiography and Advanced certification in CT

Current SCQRSA

BLS Certification

Core Job Responsibilities

Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using immobilization

and protective equipment as necessary.

Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence per protocol and appropriately label. Complete appropriate documentation on all systems, mark review and transmit to PACS in a timely manner.

Assist other healthcare professionals with imaging procedures, starting IV's, delivery of oral contrast and injecting contrast, when applicable.

Assist radiologist with fluoroscopic x-ray and interventional CT procedures

Positively responds and implements change when needed and has good decision making skills.

Assists with quality control and maintenance of all equipment in the area

Properly utilize accessory equipment such as injectors, patient moving devices, stretchers, warmers, scanners, printers, and PACS workstations

Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients. Report changes in patient condition to medical staff. Provide an oral and/or written clinical history to the radiologist and other healthcare professionals.

Assists in training of new staff and of students during clinical rotations

Follows, maintains and helps implement hospital and departmental policies and procedures

Consistently communicates with patients, guests, staff and physicians in a positive manner

Knowledgeable of compliance and regulatory requirements and adheres to Federal, State, accrediting bodies, and standard practice of care for patients, staff, guests and facilities

Adheres to departmental procedures and protocols

Rotating schedules for holidays

Ensure correct charging of procedures and supplies on a daily basis

Works as a team member with peers and other departments. Responds calmly and efficiently to situations.

Regularly attend departmental meeting, in-services and actively participate in continuing education activities

Other duties as requested by supervisor or manager

Exposure Level

Category I - Position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissues.

Category II - Position includes tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, but employment may require performing unplanned category I tasks.

Category III - Position includes tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. This position would never be required to perform category I tasks.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to withstand the stress and demands of an active position, stressful environment and fast work pace.

Must be able to withstand many long hours of standing, walking, stooping, bending, and sitting and must be in good physical condition

Must withstand physical activities such as lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching and transporting of patients

Manual dexterity, good eye/hand coordination and adequate vision needed in daily work

Must be able to effectively communicate with medical, technical and clerical personnel as well as patients.

Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently

Must use good decision making skills at all times

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