CT Technologist

Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Lakewood, WA

  • Industry: Healthcare - Allied Health - Radiographer
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Job Summary
As a CT Technologist, you will operate a computed tomography (CT) scanner to produce images of the patient's body for diagnostic purposes. Taking a patient centered approach, you will provide technical support to CT services, assuring that services are provided within professional standards and with excellent customer service. Each patient comes to our centers looking for answers. You will guide patients through this sometimes difficult process by kindly talking them through the steps and answering their questions and concerns regarding exam procedures and process. This is a PRN position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Creates a positive experience for every customer, every day by believing in and practicing The Experience
(80%) Patient Imaging
Performs routine and advanced CT procedures on designated portions of the body for use by physicians in the diagnosing and treating of patient illness and/or injury with minimal amount of supervision or repeats
Screens patient before exam for any precautions or contradictions pertaining to examination
Explains and prepares patients for CT procedures that will be performed, explaining the procedure, positioning patients so that the parts of the body can be appropriately scanned and providing patient support by talking to patients throughout procedure
Adjusts scan parameters correctly and as needed, utilizing dose reduction techniques as appropriate
Maintains positive attitude and working relationships with radiologist, referring customers and other associates and peers
Converses with doctors, nurses, patients and family members as required
Follows physicians' orders precisely and conforms to safety regulations to protect themselves, their patients, and coworkers
Accurately maintains patient records within Radiology Information System (RIS)
Maintains an orderly and clean work area promoting good safety habits for patients and co-workers
Maintains ACR toolkit and accreditation requirements
Maintains equipment in good working order; cleans and disinfects equipment after each use
(15%) Support
Assists with maintaining an updated CT protocol manual and software upgrades
Monitors medical supply inventory and orders supplies as necessary
Assists with training of new associates, providing resource and technical expertise
(5%) Completes other tasks as assigned
Location
043 - Lakewood, WA
Status
Temporary/PRN
Requirements
Required:
ARRT registered technologist, current and in good standing
Graduate of the American Medical Association (AMA) approved school of radiography
Licensed Radiological Technologist in the appropriate state, if applicable
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
Must have training and experience sufficient to competently perform radiographic procedures independently
CT certification
Preferred:
Bilingual
Be a part of something bigger -- join our team in transforming lives through remarkable service. CDI is a national provider network of medical imaging and related services. Through our collection of partnerships, we deliver our trademark customer service and high-quality services to enhance patient care in more than 35 states, offering a wide range of screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures that complement each community's needs.
CDI is an EO Employer/Vets/Disabled.
CDI is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered without discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other statuses protected by state, local or other applicable laws. This policy extends to all aspects of employment, including recruitment and hiring.
CDI and its associates have an employment relationship, which is known as employment-at-will. This means that either CDI or an associate has the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason with or without cause or prior notice.
Associated topics: cath, ct scan, ct technologist, mammographer, ndt, radiographer, radiologic, radiology, scan, x ray

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