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CT Technologist - Permanent

Location: Columbia, SC, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Healthcare
Job Industry: Healthcare Systems and Services
Salary: The pay we're offering is $31 per hour
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The Opportunity

Description

We're looking for a CT Technologist - Permanent, working in Healthcare Systems and Services industry in Columbia, South Carolina, 29203, United States.

Job Summary

The CT Tech (Mobile) is part of the Imaging Float Pool. All team members within the Imaging Float Pool agree to float to any Upstate facility. Under the direction of the manager and the in-charge technologist, the CT Technologist is expected to perform a variety of procedures applying ionizing radiation. Performance of specific tasks is indicated below for CT purpose according to the department policy. Positive contribution to interpersonal relationships concerning all parties is according to GHS policy.Performs CT scans as directed by the Radiologist/Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Identify patients with two identifiers. Communicate with nursing or physician concerning patient. Inform nursing of patients that need IV sedation or biopsies. Fill out CT questionnaire and female questionnaire on all patients between the ages of 11-50 yrs. old. Positions patients accurately for all CT procedures. Patients are transferred and positioned correctly for anatomy to be demonstrated for best visibility. Know scanning protocols in depth. Must be able to perform procedures correctly using protocol book for reference. Studies must be done in a timely manner and marked ready 2 read ASAP. Obtains appropriate supplies and prepares room for patient. Keeps room cleaned and stocked at all times. Adequate supplies and linens must always be available. Tables and trays must be cleaned after each patient. Use proper technique when injection IV contrast. Ensure IV is working and checked first with an injection of saline. Choose correct method of injection (hand or injector). Must be proficient with imaging workstation, 3D imaging and multiplanar reconstruction. Responds to codes and other emergency situations appropriately. 40%
  • Explain CT procedure to patient and/or family member. Obtains completed questionnaire and proper history and clinical from patient, floor or physician's office. Informs patients and families of all delays. Trains co-workers and students. Assist other technologists when not busy in assigned CT room. 15%
  • Acquire order and checks for appropriate clinical. Charge procedure and supplies when exam is completed. Indicate no-film badge wearing name and fluoro time. Operate the PAC’s system appropriately and verify studies before sending to archive. Report equipment problems to supervisor, in-charge tech and documents confirmation numbers. Appropriate forms must be completed for all procedures. Fill out contrast sheet on all patients receiving IV and rectal contrast. A contrast media form must be filled out on all patients, CT forms must be filled out on all patients. Communicate with radiologist to determine appropriate protocols for each exam. Correct protocols are utilized as prescribed by the radiologist. Procedures must be performed as directed by the radiologist. Correct scans as performed. Demonstrates recognition of anatomy and pathology as related to scan being processed. Perform warm up calibrations as needed. CT manager evaluates staff based on performance expectations that reflect their job responsibilities to include Point of Care testing.. 20%
  • Assure the relieving shift has received hand off communication about the patients prior to them leaving the work area. Keep the room cleaned and stocked at all times. Assist other technologists in other rooms during down time. Assists in training co-workers and students. 5%
  • Achieve Patient Satisfaction for GHS. Results will be entered on the annual evaluation from the Patient Satisfaction scorecard located on the C2E website under the Experience Pillar. Adheres to the Standards of Behavior. 15%
  • Maintain competency needed for level 2 career ladder criteria, review documentation. 5%

Work Shift:Days and Nights
Signing Bonus:Eligible

Our Client

Our client is looking for people. Technical people. People who want to learn, innovate, and contribute. People who want to shape the future of healthcare. Join their worldwide team of 60,000-plus employees. Make your mark on our future.

Help develop, manufacture, and sell innovative imaging, diagnostic and therapies products. Provide clinical consulting, training, and service that support decisions and improve treatments for life.

Do you have passion for healthcare? Expertise in your field? A pioneering spirit? Maybe this is for you! If you really are pioneering, why not give it a shot?

Experience Required for Your Success

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate's Degree - Completion of accredited radiology program

Required Certifications, Registrations, Licenses

  • ARRT-RADIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGIST - ARRT
  • RSQA - RAD QUALITY STANDARD - RQSA
  • CT TECHNOLOGIST CERTIFIED - C061

Other Required Experience

  • Minimum one year of CT experience - preferred.

Other Required Skills

  • Patient Equip (Suction, Vitals, Defib) PACS HIS/RIS

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