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CT Scan Technician

Company: SaintJoseph Health System
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type: Part time Shift: Rotating Shift Description: Performs CT Scanning procedures. Consults with Radiologist and referring physician on the types of scans performed on each individual. Responsible for the designated areas or procedures as required for CT Scanning as well as the general care and safety of patients while in the department. Why Saint Joseph Health System? Saint Joseph Health System is a not-for-profit, multi-hospital health system located in North Central Indiana. Our system includes :--- 254-bed acute-care hospital at the Mishawaka Medical Center--- 58-bed acute-care hospital at the Plymouth Medical Center--- More than 85 providers in the Saint Joseph Physician Network What we offer: Daily Pay --- Benefits first day of employment (including: medical, dental, vision, PTO, life, STD/LTD) --- Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental and vision coverage--- Retirement savings account with employer match--- Generous paid time off programs--- Employee referral incentive program--- Tuition/professional development reimbursement--- Nursing Scholarship opportunities At Saint Joseph Health System, our values give us strength. That character guides every decision we make - even when those decisions are complicated, costly, or hard. We honor our mission to care for every man, woman and child who needs us by investing in technology, people and capabilities that allow us to set the standard for quality care.JOB DUTIES1. Actively demonstrates the organization's mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.2. Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.3. Performs all functions and operations of the CT Scanner as well as the necessary quality control on equipment. Responds to equipment failure.4. Selects the correct Radiologist scanning exam protocols to produce exams consistent with diagnosis, symptoms and patient history.5. Produces images of high technical quality while keeping radiation doses as low as possible and causing little or no discomfort to the patient. Handles quality assurance of all images for correct imaging windows.6. Assists Radiologists with invasive procedures.7. Performs CT Angiography of all vessels and exhibits competency utilizing the workstation for all advanced reconstructions.8. Supplies and handles medical emergency situations including reactions to contrast media.9. Communicates skillfully and tactfully in all situations. Informs patients concerning delays and in the explanation of the exams in lay terminology. Completes histories for the Radiologist, and communicate to referring Physicians concerning the exams.10. Demonstrates master of IV sites and Creatinines using appropriate analyzer.11. Maintains stock levels and keeps a clean and orderly work environment.12. Uses picture archiving and communication system, nightshift functions, and follows up on all exams to ensure completion in a timely manner, including reports.13. Identifies appropriate opportunities for innovation, is conscientious with detail with tasks and balances the demands of multiple assignments. Understands priorities and is able to adjust to the volume of work on each shift.14. Offers assistance to co-workers and others. 15. Performs other duties consistent with the purpose of the job as directed.JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIESEducation: All new employees after 9/4/2019 must have an active R.T. (CT) (ARRT) credential. All incumbent employees as of 9/4/2019 must have either an active R.T. (R) (ARRT) or R.T. (CT) (ARRT) credential. Regulatory and Accreditation agencies are anticipated to require CT registry by policy in the near future. When Regulatory or Accreditation agencies specify that CT credentials are required in their policies, these incumbent employees must obtain CT registry in advance of the policy going into effect.Licensure: Current Indiana Radiographer license. Healthcare BLS certification.Experience: 1 year of current or recent experience in CT scanning preferred.Other Job Requirements: The ability to work well with and handle needs of all patient age groups. Good people skills, to interact effectively with sick or irritable patients in order to gain their cooperation. Requires independent decision-making skills and excellent cross sectional anatomy knowledge. Maintains appropriate personal appearance, attendance and observes working hours. Complies with work rules and regulations. Acts toward all associates in a way that is consistent with the organizations philosophy and values. Maintains high customer sensitivity and responsiveness in day-to-day encounters.Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: SaintJoseph Health System, Mishawaka , CT Scan Technician, Professions , Mishawaka, Indiana

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