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CT Technologist

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Oregon
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.General Summary:Applies the art and skill of diagnostic imaging through the safe and effective use of CT scanning equipment in a way that provides direct patient care in a compassionate and timely manner.Job Duties:Demonstrates safe and effective operation of all computer tomography equipment and processes; explains procedures to patients; obtains and records patient histories and consent forms as needed; properly positions patients on CT scanning cradles and properly immobilizes patients with appropriate devices to obtain desired anatomic position; selects exposure techniques and correct computer protocols for exams; makes radiation exposures by energizing scanner per physician request and history; manipulates reconstructed images using a wide variety of available computer functions to optimally visualize desired anatomy; loads and programs pressure injectors according to parameters established for each procedure; performs intravenous injections and demonstrates a knowledge of use and care of existing IVs; administers oral, rectal and IV radiographic contrast agents specific to procedures; assists the radiologist with biopsies, drainage procedures, etc.; practices sterile technique; exhibits safe and effective use of all contrast and radiation materials; maintains a working knowledge of all CT IT systems, including Radiant and PACSAssures the quality of all images; confirms that all pertinent patient/procedural data on images is correct; performs warm-up /quality audits on scanners daily; troubleshoots equipment during malfunctions and reports malfunctions to the Bio-Med Department; performs daily quality audits to include temperature logs and dates on IV contrasts; maintains clinical competencyParticipates in the education/instruction of students and the orientation of new staff.Participates in performance improvement projects; assists department in achieving successful results in all federal, state and local agency auditsEducationMust be a licensed Radiology Technician in the state of Ohio; current BLS certification required; Rad Tech registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology required; CT registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology requiredAt least one year of previous CT or Rad Tech experience preferredMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

Keywords: Mercy Health, Detroit , CT Technologist, Other , Oregon, Michigan

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