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CT/Rad Technician

Company: HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Lake Dallas
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

CT/Rad Technologist Medical City Lewisville Position Summary: Associate performs quality diagnostic procedures in an accurate and timely fashion. He/she operates CT and X-ray equipment and processes image as required. Associate prepares CT room, equipment, supplies and medication as indicated for the procedure/exam being performed. He/she practices proper radiation safety techniques on all exams and ensures his/her direct reports and other staff members follow the same precautions. Associate maintains safe environment for patients, co-workers and visitors. Supports and helps achieve the departmental and hospital goals. Provides services to all age groups (infant to geriatric). Job Duties and Responsibilities: Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities. Prepares room, equipment, medicine and materials as needed for patients. Cleans and disinfects CT room and equipment. Observes proper radiation safety techniques on all exams. Prepares Barium preparation and other CT contrast mixtures for the procedures. Prepares patient for CT exam - explains procedures, transfers patient to table, positions patient and assists patient at the end of the procedure. Processes image in accordance with industry standards and techniques. Follows prescribed techniques in administering CT procedure/exam (adjust equipment; determines proper KVP & mA, positions patient, adjust lead shield and selects proper scanning parameters). Observes patient and machine during procedure and reports unusual occurrences and records patient's condition. Maintains stock supplies and performs general office duties, (i.e., proper charge codes, procedures completed.) Inspects and reports equipment/room for any malfunctions within his/her shift. Transports patients as necessary. Takes call as required. Assists with other duties as assigned by the AVP/Director and or Imaging Manager/Supervisor/Lead Tech. Performs all CT procedures on patient between the ages of infancy to Geriatric. Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities. Serves as a clinical resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients. Efficiently operates the PACS. Provides excellent customer service to our patients, visitors, staff and co-workers. Performs Point of Care Testing for Urine HCG and Creatinine. Calculates GFR. Lab draws as necessary. Attends staff meetings and in-services. Completes educational activities as assigned. Follows proper procedure for infection control. Participates with High Level Disinfection (HLD) Audits as required. Assists physician's offices, outpatients and hospital associates promptly and courteously. Positively identifies the correct patient prior to the performance of CT procedure utilizing 2 patient identifiers. Participates in ACR Accreditation activities and adheres to guidelines and requirements as indicated. License/Certification/Registration: Must have current license American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R)(CT). If associate does not hold advanced certification, associate shall obtain within 6 months of hire/promotion or completion of training program. Must have current Texas license Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT). Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) Certification Education: Graduate of an Accredited Radiologic Technology Program or equivalent with appropriate state licensure and National Registry(s). Experience: Previous experience and demonstrated ability to use computer. Keyboarding skills. Must be well trained to handle different ages and risk factors when performing diagnostic procedures. Specific Requirements: Must be able to take call restricted to a 30-minute response time and work on Hospital/ER recognized Holiday. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Integrity to work with confidential information. Ability to work independently. Ability to handle a high activity environment Ability to deal with patients during emotional periods. Ability to work with others to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem solving skills. Continuous focus on excellence in work environment. Ability to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected needs of the department. At Medical City, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a plan just for you. You can enroll in several different medical plans, if eligible, which includes vision and dental. You can even select additional -- la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service), flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, participate in our tuition reimbursement/assistance and student loan repayment programs, paid personal leave, identity theft protection discounts; auto, home, and life insurance options, and adoption assistance. About Medical City Lewisville: Medical City Lewisvilleis focused on providing high-quality care to our community. We are dedicated to providing family-centered care with our experienced, multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, state-of-the-art technology, and compassionate environment. Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a full-service medical and surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services. We are licensed for 186 patient beds. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. We are proud that more than 360 physicians and over 800 healthcare associates have chosen to make Medical City Lewisville their professional home. Our supportive environment, advanced technologies, and innovative medicines allow them to best treat you - our treasured patients - with the highest quality health care in a comfortable and compassionate setting. Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Job: Imaging Title: CT/Rad Technician Location: Texas-Lewisville-Medical City Lewisville Requisition ID: 00950-151564

Keywords: HCA, Hospital Corporation of America, Dallas , CT/Rad Technician, Professions , Lake Dallas, Texas

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