CommonSpirit Health CT Technologist in Pasadena, Texas
Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.
Performs CT exams on patients according to the specific departmental procedure protocols under the direction of the Medical Director.
Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards
Problem-solves equipment failure and imaging quality and contacts service representative or CES regarding equipment problems
Ensures that daily equipment and room maintenance are performed during/ after each procedure, and that special precautions and measures are performed to ensure infection control standards.
Completes all quality checks and Ensures that equipment logs are maintained
Completes all clinical supply inventories, ensuring that each diagnostic room is complete with the necessary supplies required to perform the procedure
Actively Participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests
Reviews the physician orders to verify the type of diagnostic test requested and that the indication for the procedure is consistent
Communicates with Radiologist to obtain proper exam protocol/test design.
Provides specific diagnostic test information to the patient ensuring that the patient is aware of the diagnostic test involvement.
Performs Point of Care testing for lab tests according to hospital guidelines.
Effectively starts IVs following hospital guidelines.
Completes the diagnostic examination and all image post processing.
Demonstrates competency in PACS process and Performs daily QA process
Completes image processing, including supporting documentation of logs, demographic and diagnostic information required for departmental, hospital and patient record documentation.
Responsible for monitoring and recording radiation dose levels.
Notifies Radiologist with any diagnostic findings, which warrant communication.
Education and Licensure
*Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists – ARRT (R ) (CT); must maintain current
*Certified by Texas Department of Health as Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist – MRT; must maintain current
*One (1) year experience as a Radiographer
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
*Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills
*Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, visitors, physicians and other hospital personnel.
*Must have good written and oral communication skills
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Requisition ID 2020-130851
Employment Type Per Diem
Department Diagnostic Imaging Center
Hours Per Pay Period 20
Facility CHI St. Luke's Health–Patients Medical Center
Standard Hours Varies
Work Schedule Varies