Radiologic Technologist CT (Rad Tech), CAT Scan - Per Diem/Variable (8hr)

Location: 
Long Beach Medical Center
Schedule: 
Per Diem
Shift: 
Variable
Job Listing: 
LON006030
Radiology Imaging

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Position Summary

The Radiologic Technologist Computerized Tomography PD operates specialized imaging equipment including angiography and computerized axial tomography at proficient levels and functions under minimal supervision. Under the direction of the radiologist, the position performs duties directly involved with a variety of technical procedures applying ionizing radiation on both pediatric and adult patients. Records pertinent information pertaining to the production of the radiograph/scan. Obtains images for patients of all ages, as contractually agreed.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

  • Performs imaging procedures of diagnostically acceptable quality to fulfill guidelines of department protocol.
  • Maintains accurate record-keeping and clerical duties required for each exam to conform with requirements and accurate billing procedures.
  • Utilizes Radiology Information Systems (Radiant) and related interfaces as appropriate for job responsibilities to contribute to integration and success of automated patient care goals to include proactive ordering of surgery exams to expedite post procedures tasks.
  • Assists with training of Radiologic Technology students and new Radiologic Technology personnel to provide quality education, instruction, and orientation to the Radiology Department.
  • Participates in patient flow process to ensure that patients are seen in a timely and medically efficient manner.
  • Maintains supply inventory by restocking expendable supplies and notifying the appropriate personnel when supply levels are low to ensure a clean organized supply area to include room assignments done per section protocol.
  • Proficiently operates CT equipment independently. Obtains imaging for all patients at LBMC to ensure safe and quality patient care to include following department policy regarding patient safety (i.e., safety straps for all patients).
  • Initiates service calls for technical issues concerning imaging equipment and other equipment vital to patient imaging. Reports equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Uses imaging equipment per vendor guidelines. Treats equipment with care to maintain patient and staff safety.
  • Performs imaging exams of diagnostically acceptable quality to fulfill guidelines of department protocol. Prepares equipment for exams to include cleanliness of exam area and equipment, prepares patient, identifies appropriate test to be performed, provides safe contrast media administration, provides additional information on x-ray requests to assist radiologists in dictating all necessary findings for exam(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: 

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 + years experience as a full time Radiologic Technologist student in CAHEA (JRCERT and AMA) approved School of Radiologic Technology.
  • Associates degree, preferred.
  • Graduate of approved school of radiologic technology by Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA), Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) or American Medical Assocation (AMA).
  • Current licensure required for specific area of expertise (CRT/fluoroscopy).
  • Current American Heart Association BLS, required.
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