DallasRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Dallas jobs

CT Technologist

Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location: Dallas
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

Security This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information Salary Salary Negotiable Experience and Education American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - ARRT (CT) required. Licensed by Texas Medical Board (TMB). BLS/CPR by the American Heart Association for Healthcare. Associates degree in Radiologic Sciences or Graduate from AMA approved school; Bachelor s degree preferred. Job Duties

  • Review physician orders for accuracy, diagnosis, and applicability to selected CT protocol. Screen patients for contrast allergies, contraindications, and appropriateness that would prohibit or modify the CT exam. Communicate with Radiologists to discuss stat/urgent findings. If modification of a CT protocol is necessary consult with radiologist to determine appropriate CT exam, and document changes as appropriate in electronic health record. Ensure other resources such as nursing, anesthesia, and scheduling are in order.
  • Interviews patient (two patient identifier), conducts patient screening and obtains medical history pertaining to procedure s clinical criteria. Explains procedure and instructs patient on necessary requirements needed to provide diagnostic images. Answers questions, screening, and administration for oral and IV contrast for relevant exams. Administers intravenous injections of contrast material as appropriate, while observing patients for adverse reactions. Assists the physician as needed in performing procedures. Ensures that images and information are properly documented with patient identification data and appropriate labeling. Utilizes technical knowledge and skills to perform procedures accurately and in a timely manner in accordance with age specific criteria. Completes exam charges and image documentation in a timely manner. Performs CT exams ensuring that patient meets radiation safety requirements to ALARA principles . Assist patient in dressing for exam and attends to patient's physical well-being while transporting to and from exam room and positioning for exam. Instructs/communicates with patient and/or patient's family (as appropriate) regarding the tests to be performed and evaluates the patient's ability to tolerate.
  • Quality Control - Performs QC testing and reports problems with CT system and workstations to the service engineer/biomed, with additional correspondence sent to the physicist and imaging leadership.
  • Maintains various QA compliance including ACR requirements (ex. daily, monthly, yearly QC) and archives. Participates in accreditation imaging requirements. Must be able to lift 40-50 lbs.
  • Responds to inquiries/calls/emails in a timely and professional manner. Utilizes the organizational culture behaviors to include PACT and AIDET. Actively participates in codes and rapid responses. Communicates shift hand off regarding workflow issues with equipment or pending exams with oncoming staff. Engages in equitable distribution of departmental workloads.
  • Actively participates in providing orientation and training for new hires and students ensuring that procedures are performed according to set standards.
  • Functions in the department as a part of an interdisciplinary team, and collaborates in the care and service delivery process of patient care through effective communication with other service lines.
  • Prioritizes exams with scheduling exams to ensure smooth workflow, minimize wait times and address stat requests.
  • Adheres to hospital policies, procedures, competencies, regulatory compliance, infection control, hospital education, new yearly metrics/department goals, patient satisfaction, and fiscally responsible with regards to equipment, supplies scheduling, overtime, etc.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality (HIPAA) and ensures that all processes and procedures are maintained to secure and protect all workstations in all work areas. **Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
    Work is performed primarily in a hospital or hospital clinic environment. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Associated topics: arrt, cardiac, cath, ct scan, ct technologist, mammographer, ndt, rad, radiographer, x ray

Keywords: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , CT Technologist, Other , Dallas, Texas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


25U Signal Support Systems Specialist
Description: Job Description br br Communication is the pulse of Army National Guard units, and it's up to the Signal Support Systems Specialist to ensure the information keeps flowing so the military doesn't (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020

91L Construction Vehicle Repairer
Description: Job Description br br If you've ever considered a career in maintaining heavy machinery, join the Army National Guard as a Construction Vehicle Repairer and help pave the way for success. In this (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020

12W Carpentry and Masonry Specialist
Description: Job Description br br Expand your construction skills and join the Army National Guard as a Carpentry and Masonry Specialist. You'll gain extensive, hands-on experience in the construction and maintenance (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020


91D Power-Generation Equipment Repairer
Description: Job Description br br Since the Army National Guard uses a plethora of electronic systems, power is essential to success. As the Power-Generation Equipment Repairer, you'll supply the power to run (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020

92A Automated Logistical Specialist - Supply Chain
Description: Job Description br br Keeping the back of house in order is a key factor in successful mission planning. As an Automated Logistical Specialist in the Army National Guard, you will maximize your organizational (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Full Time Home Health Occupational Therapist
Description: I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence that s what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, (more...)
Company: KINDRED AT HOME
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Musicians - Singers - Perform Live Online
Description: Hello All There is a web platform where you can perform Live / Online. I perform there Live from my home studio at least
Company: Dreamer One Man Band
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020

RN Clinical Manager
Description: I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence that s what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, (more...)
Company: KINDRED AT HOME
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020

42A Human Resources Specialist
Description: Job Description br br When a Soldier has a question about benefits, policy, or needs help with a sensitive issue, the Army National Guard's Human Resources Specialist is the primary go-to person. (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020

31E Internment/Resettlement Specialist
Description: Job Description br br It takes highly organized individuals to ensure day-to-day operations run smoothly in any environment. As an Internment/Resettlement Specialist for the Army National Guard, you (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Texas jobs by following @recnetTX on Twitter!

Dallas RSS job feeds