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CT Technologist - Computerized Tomography

Company: Ascension
Location: Rochester
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

In Southeast Michigan, Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital is a full-service hospital with 24/7 emergency care and many surgical specialists. From heart, stroke and lung care to sleep disorders and comprehensive orthopedic services, our doctors and care teams deliver personalized care for serious and life-threatening injuries and illnesses. Our OB-GYN maternity care team offers a personalized birthing experience. A wide range of outpatient services are available including minimally invasive procedures, diagnostic imaging, lab tests, respiratory therapy, and physical medicine and rehabilitation therapy services all on one campus.

 

Job Information:

CT Technologist - Computerized Tomography

FT Evenings: 5 pm - 1 am weekdays and 3 pm - 11 pm weekends, 40 hours per week

Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital - Rochester, MI

 

Ideal candidates will be a Registered CT Technologist with ARRT.

 

Benefits include:

  •           Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a retirement plan with match
  •           Competitive compensation
  •           Paid time off
  •           Professional development
  •           Wellbeing programs and holistic growth opportunities
  •           Tuition reimbursement
  •           Adoption assistance
What You Will Do:

The CT Technologist is responsible for supporting the Mission and Vision of Ascension by, under general supervision, and in accordance with specified protocols, performs total-body diagnostic computerized scanning as indicated by admitting diagnosis. Assists the physician and provides computer guidance during invasive procedures. May perform general diagnostic procedures as required. Recognizes the purpose of employment is to prioritize the patient as number one, and to put forth the utmost quality as a CT Technologist.

  • Essential Functions
    • Maintain a positive and professional atmosphere for patients. Demonstrate interpersonal skills necessary in order to interact effectively with patients who may be under physical or emotional stress. Gather and exchange patient information with nursing personnel and physicians.
    • Assure that C.T. suite is fully stocked and ready to perform the requested procedure.
    • Assure the “two step” identification of all patients and checks that any required diet preps have been followed before proceeding with any requested examinations. Explain the procedure and provides necessary instructions to the patient.
    • Enter patient demographics and loads the appropriate software and technical factors to perform the requested procedure. Operate the C.T. scanner, using the lowest dose possible to achieve the best images, as required by Radiologists and governing bodies.
    • Prepare and intravenously administer contrast agents as directed by established protocols. Monitor patient throughout the injection and following procedure for extravasation and/or adverse reactions. Initiate and follow department protocol when an extravasations occurs.
    • Assist physicians in a variety of interventional procedures and provides computer guidance for precise biopsy needle placement. Assist in performing first aid as necessary.
    • Practice sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination. Maintain orderliness and cleanliness, including provision for the contamination free condition of rooms, equipment and personnel.
    • Prepare and stocks work area as required to perform procedures as assigned/requested. Assure a safe and clean environment for patients at all times. Secure and return supplies. Maintain room stock.
    • Responsible for necessary equipment maintenance recommendations, and “trouble shooting” when indicated. Keep all necessary equipment maintenance logs, which pertain to preventative maintenance or emergency service.
    • Responsible for inpatient scheduling and the smooth flow of both scheduled and unscheduled procedures to the extent of section control.
    • Responsible for quality control of C.T. examinations. Participate in quality assurance and improvement activities as they relate to C.T. Scanning.
    • Cooperate with all department personnel in a positive and professional manner.
    • Perform a variety of related clerical tasks as necessary.
    • Maintain professional appearance by adhering to Dress and Grooming Policy of Radiology.
    • Adhere to prescribed standards for radiation safety.
    • Handle equipment in a responsible, professional manner.
  • Non-Essential Functions
    • May be required to assist in the development/selection of technical factors, laser film, and capital equipment.
    • Maintain continuing education credits as required by the ARRT and ACR.
    • This position shall have access to and disclose personal health information only when reasonably necessary to perform the designated job related responsibilities. Disclosure and/or use of personal health information for any purpose other than as reasonably necessary for designated job responsibilities is prohibited.
    • This position requires the ability to identify age related differences within the persons served and the adjustment of treatment style and expectations as appropriate, including adjustments based on the person’s served cognitive function and learning ability. This will include taking into account their religious and cultural needs and preferences.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

 

• Advanced CT certification within hire/transfer date required.

 

Education:

 

• High school graduate required.

 

Work Experience:

 

• Has the qualifications and experience necessary to operate equipment and evaluate anatomy and pathology as required to provide high-quality, low dose diagnostic procedures.

• Ability to maintain a polite, professional demeanor in potentially stressful situations.

Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Providence Rochester is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Detroit , CT Technologist - Computerized Tomography, Other , Rochester, Michigan

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