CT Technologist

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Central Maine Healthcare
Published
May 3, 2022
Location
Lewiston, Maine
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CT Technologist

locations Lewiston, Maine
time type Part time
posted on Posted Yesterday
job requisition id R3717

At Central Maine Healthcare our team members are committed to providing exceptional care and experiences for our community and for each other every day.

Postition Summary: The CT Technologist performs a variety of routine and specialized CAT scan imaging procedures. Responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as one of the first line interfaces with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. Participates in CQI Activities.

Essential Duties:
1. Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing examination and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.
2. Demonstrates ability to position patient properly for intended body part and makes sure the order matches intended body part along with proper clinical correlation.
3. Demonstrates ability to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure -makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
4. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
5. Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
6. Works under the direction of the CT Scan radiologist and medical director of Medical Imaging at all times.
7. Agrees to be on-call according to a rotating schedule.
8. Covers Holidays and Holiday call per rotational schedule
9. Completes all work competently and efficiently by the end of the shift. This includes checking with the acute care areas of the hospital prior to leaving in order to expedite patient care.
10. Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed.
11. Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
12. Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation.
13. Interacts professionally with patient, family and staff.
14. Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s and or CT Supervisor’s instruction.
15. Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population.
16. Must be acquainted with local fire and safety regulations.
17. Knowledgeable of hospital policies and the functions of other departments.

Education and Experience:
1. Prefer 1 or more years of radiologic/imaging and/or CT Scanning experience
2. Prefer CT Scanning Certification
3. Required -Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required- and/or Nuclear Medicine Technologist with a current ARRT or NMTCB Certification in Computed Tomography
4. Current or within 1 month of hire American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BCLS certification. Re-certification of existing employees is due within 1 month of expiration date.
5. Knowledge and understanding of general anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.
6. Possesses a high level of knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
7. Proficiency with CT Scanning equipment, hardware and software (GE, Siemens, Phillips, and Toshiba preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to engage patients and team members utilizing the CMH Experience Standards
i. I am creating a warming, caring, and non-judgmental environment
ii. I am actively listening and seeking information
iii. I am honest, truthful, and consistent
iv. I am respectful, treating all individuals with dignity and empathy
v. I am serving as a role model, taking both initiative and ownership when appropriate
vi. I am working collaboratively and demonstrating teamwork
vii. I am resilient and adapt to change in positive ways.
2. Serve as the champion of the patient and team member experience by providing an A+ experience to every patient and team member, every day
3. Advanced computer knowledge
4. Excellent Customer Service Skills
5. Ability to prioritize and use critical thinking skills
6. Effectively communicate with patients and co-workers in a supportive and tactful manner
7. Ability to remain calm in a busy or stressful situation
8. Represent the organization in a positive manner, support and encourages strong morale within the team and maintain effective, professional relationships with others

If you are passionate about making a difference and are looking for your next great career opportunity, we look forward to reviewing your application!

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