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CT Technologist

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides--inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and--Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of--primary and specialized services-wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular,--women's services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.mcImagingTexasPOSITION RESPONSIBILITIES--1. Performs CT exams on patients according to the specific departmental procedure protocols under the direction of the Medical Director.------2. Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards------3. Problem-solves equipment failure and imaging quality and contacts service representative or CES regarding equipment problems------4. Ensures that daily equipment and room maintenance are performed during/ after each procedure, and that special precautions and measures are performed to ensure infection control standards.------5. Completes all quality checks and Ensures that equipment logs are maintained------6. Completes all clinical supply inventories, ensuring that each diagnostic room is complete with the necessary supplies required to perform the procedure------7. Actively Participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests------8. Reviews the physician orders to verify the type of diagnostic test requested and that the indication for the procedure is consistent------9. Communicates with Radiologist to obtain proper exam protocol/test design.------10. Provides specific diagnostic test information to the patient ensuring that the patient is aware of the diagnostic test involvement.------11. --Performs Point of Care testing for lab tests according to hospital guidelines.------12. --Effectively starts IVs following hospital guidelines.------13. Completes the diagnostic examination and all image post processing.------14. Demonstrates competency in PACS process and Performs daily QA process------15. Completes image processing, including supporting documentation of logs, demographic and diagnostic information required for departmental, hospital and patient record documentation.------16. Responsible for monitoring and recording radiation dose levels.------17. Notifies Radiologist with any diagnostic findings, which warrant communication.--MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and LicensureRequired:--*Associate's Degree --*Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - ARRT (R ) (CT); must maintain current*Certified by Texas Department of Health as Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist - MRT; must maintain current*CPR/BLS certification--Minimum Experience*One (1) year experience as a Radiographer--Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities*Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills*Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, visitors, physicians and other hospital personnel.*Must have good written and oral communication skills

Keywords: Dignity Health, Pasadena , CT Technologist, Other , Pasadena, Texas

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