Tower Health

About Tower Health

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

19320

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

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Per Diem CT Technologist

Tower Health - Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Posted: 09/4/2018

Overview

About the Organization
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

Responsibilities Coordinates the CT scanning examinations to ensure the quality and continuity of patient care.Is responsible for inventory and control of specific CT supply items such as biopsy needles, pressure injector syringes, interventional sets, etc. in work area; may purchase supplies for the area of responsibility. Uses supplies cost effectivelyWorks with the radiologist to set standards for CT to ensure quality in techniques, procedures and patient care.Reviews each examination for technical accuracy, presents completed examinations to radiologist, and communicates pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of
the patient following the procedureKnowledge of reconstruction protocols (ie: 3D, angio, image fusion, etc.)Performs procedures according to departmental protocol as established by Radiologist(s); understands procedure preparation for general radiologyCritiques images prior to submitting for interpretation. Utilizes shielding /collimation to minimize patient radiation exposure, complies with Radiation Safety Procedures and ALARA principles; monitors own radiation exposure Qualifications  Licenses/Certificates:                                                                                                                                                                                                             1. Registered with the Advanced certification in CT by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology in CT required.
2. State license or certification if applicable
3. One to two years hospital experinced preferred.                                                                                                                                                                  4. AHA BLS or equivalent

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