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CT Technologist PRN

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Tarpon Springs
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAdventHealth North PinellasLocation Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North PinellasGreat CultureTop Quality outcomesNurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/GovernanceLeadership is accessibleLocated on the Gulf of MexicoWork Hours/Shift:PRNYou Will Be Responsible For:Performs all exams using established protocols. Uses facility policy for proper identification of patient prior to performing exam. Educates patient concerning exam. Properly screens patients for any contrast allergiesCompletes all exams in a timely manner, keeps work flow moving, and minimizes empty table time. Follows through after completing exam with communication, transportation and discharge of OP'sPerforms all types of imaging procedures and operates all equipment safely and properly including scanners, injectors, monitors, and medical equipment. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to perform scans on patients on all ages, adapting protocols as necessaryProperly screens patients of childbearing age, and operates all imaging equipment in a safe manner minimizing radiation exposure to patients, families, and co-workers. Practices infection control standards, and utilizes approved PPE and disinfectant agents. Maintains properly stocked, organized and clean room. Performs QA on CT scanners. Employee job duties may include transport of pharmaceutical waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area. Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling pharmaceutical waste) to include proper handling and transport of pharmaceutical waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipmentReviews all images of all exams, repeating images as necessary for best possible result. If necessary notify physician of emergent findings according to established protocolUses computer system for ordering, changing, and canceling exams according to protocol. Confirms order matches exam before pushing to PACS or correctly "-- -fixes' exams on workstation or PACSAssists with collection of data entry for all process improvement projects realizing final goals of department. Maintains a knowledge and understanding of process improvement initiatives for the departmentActively participates in exceptional customer service and utilizes Service Recovery techniques for patients and families as neededMay perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing. If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined by the state of the facility, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of the facility non-waived Point of Care trainingMaintains radiation protection standards according to (ALARA) principlesAssists physicians in cases of adverse reaction, performance of interventional/biopsy procedures using sterile technique and in acute emergencies when necessaryMay be required to start & maintain viable intravascular access during exams requiring administration of IV contrast materialPerforms other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the departmentQualificationsWhat You Will Need:Associates degree or Technical degree in related field or combination of High School degree and related experience1+ year of experienceARRT and radiologic technology trainingGeneral radiographer state licenseBLSJob Summary:Under general supervision, primary duties include imaging both neuro and body scans on patients from neonate to geriatric, following the age specific guidelines of the facilities parameters, transmitting images for diagnostic interpretation, and keeping the hospital computer system up to date with the progress of these exams. The CT technologist actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all, while implementing the principles of the facility.This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Clearwater , CT Technologist PRN, Other , Tarpon Springs, Florida

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