Multi Cross Trained CT Technologist - Diag Radiology, Palm Bay, Full-T
Company: Health First
Location: Palm Bay
Posted on: September 21, 2018
Multi Cross Trained CT Technologist - Diag Radiology, Palm Bay, Full-T Description: Tuesday 7-130pWednesday 3p-930pThursday 3p-930pSaturday 9a-930pPOSITION SUMMARY\\:To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by\\: Being committed to the HealthFirst I CARE Values\\: Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence; Being engaged and contributing to a positive and productive work environment; Producing quality images; Following all HF, hospital and departmental protocols in a professional, memorable and timely manner; Mentoring the technical development of co-workers and students within a team concept; Flexibility to move from CT to another modality at a moments notice to meet department needs; Rotate through each modality on a regularly scheduled basis to maintain required experience and skill level for each modality (minimum of 25% of work time per modality); Must cross-train to another modality to meet the needs of the department.PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES\\:Maintain a safe environment for patients/customers, team members and yourself.Ensure the correct procedure is performed on the correct patient by verifying two forms of patient identification on \"Every Patient / Every Time\".Perform time out process prior to starting any invasive procedure.Adhere to the ALARA principles of radiation safety.Knowledge regarding location of emergency equipment/supplies and how to use such equipment/supplies.Familiar with the Health First Emergency Kardex and responsibilities in relation to specified emergent codes.Responsible for hurricane preparedness and your duties as a Health First associate.Follow Infection Control policies and procedures; practice aseptic and sterile techniques.Effectively document and communicate pertinent and required information.Report malfunctioning equipment to the appropriate department, fellow associate and management in a timely manner.Accurately complete all required documentation/forms written/electronic (ex\\: patient history, pregnancy, IV contrast, procedural consent, MAR, safety portal, medication reconciliation, PACS.Review exam orders from medical charts and/or prescriptions prior to performing an exam.Obtain pertinent patient history from the requisition, the patient, the medical chart or other sources.Perform procedure protocols, produce images consistent with image quality standards and follow all Federal, State and Regional healthcare regulations and adhere to Joint Commission/ACR standards.Properly position patients and uses appropriate technique.Assure that exam rooms are clean, neat, stocked and disinfected; and that equipment is clean, disinfected and ready for the next patient encounter.Follow proper image retrieval and file processes.Participate in quality initiatives and offer suggestions for departmental improvements including departmental protocols, policies, and procedures.Accept additional responsibilities to assist with reaching departmental goals/initiatives.Attend staff meetings/in-services as required. Reads and signs off on all staff meeting minutes as required.Properly identifies, prepares and/or administers medications that are within the technologist's scope of practice as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.Qualification: QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED\\:Graduate of a Joint Review Committee approved Radiologic Technology program, or equivalent approved school of Radiologic Technology.Possess a current Florida State License as a General Radiographer.Possess a current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.) registration.Prior CT experience preferred.Advanced ARRT (CT) certification and any other applicable advanced certifications recommended within two (2) years of hire/transfer.Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.Computer-related skills deemed pertinent for optimal technical performance.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Ability to report to department within 30 minutes when on call.PHYSICAL DEMANDS\\:Able to walk, bend, stoop, reach, and lift throughout their shift.Able to move, lift, or position patients as required.Able to push wheelchairs, stretchers, and beds.Dependable and flexible in relation to covering required shifts.Able to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted, several times per day.Able to wear lead aprons for extended periods of time.Associated topics: cath lab, catheterization, computerized, diagnostic, mammographer, rad, radiologic, radiology, tomography, x ray
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