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CT Technologist Weekend Option -Fairfield Hospital

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe CT Technologist applies the art and skill of diagnostic imaging through the safe and effective use of CT scanning equipment in a way that provides direct patient care in a compassionate and timely manner. The CT Technologist assists in the diagnosis and treatment of patients by producing diagnostic CT scans.Essential Job Functions Assures the quality of all images and confirms that all pertinent patient/procedural data is correct. Performs computed tomography procedures. Performs timeout as required per policy. Properly positions patients on CT scanning cradles and properly immobilizes patients with appropriate devices to obtain desired position. Makes radiation exposures by energizing scanner per physician request and patient history. Performs intravenous injections and demonstrates a knowledge of use and care of existing IVs, administers oral, rectal, and IV radiographic contracts agents specific to procedures. Assists the radiologist with biopsies, drainage procedures, etc. utilizing sterile techniques, exhibiting safe and effective use of all contrast and radiation materials. Maintains a working knowledge of all CT IT systems, including Radiant and PACS. Participates in on call rotation as required.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationBLS Basic Life Support American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care) (required)Registration with ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) (required)Advanced modality registration in CT, ARRT (preferred, or must obtain within 2 years)State Licensure (preferred, unless required by the state where the job is being performed)EducationAssociate's from an ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) accredited institute (preferred)Work Experience1 year of experience as CT or Rad Tech (preferred)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)Picture archiving communication system (PACS) (preferred)LanguageNonePatient PopulationNeonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Not applicable to this positionWorking ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*May have periods of constant interruptionsGeneral office environmentRequired to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditionsProlonged periods of working aloneOther: May be required to work in multiple departments throughout your shift* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsPhysical DemandsFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.) xLifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.) xPush/ Pull (0-50 lbs.) xPush/ Pull (50-100 lbs.) xStoop, Kneel xCrawling xClimbing xBalance xBending xWork PositionFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Sitting xWalking xStanding xAdditional Physical Requirements/HazardsPhysical RequirementsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionHazardsUse of latex productsSkillsCommunicationInterpersonal SkillsComputer LiteracyCommitment to patient-based careCalm DemeanorCritical ThinkingSafetyAttention to DetailEscalate ConcernsTeamworkCustomer ServiceMaintains positive attitudeFollows DirectionsMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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