CT Technologist - PRN - Overnight Fri & Sat (Brownsville)
Company: DHR Health
Posted on: January 22, 2023
CT Technologist II
Reviewed by Senior Human Resources Business Partner:
Assistant Director of Radiology
Approved by Director of Human Resources:
EMPLOYEE'S FULL NAME:
FLSA STATUS: Exempt Non-Exempt
Our Mission is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a
commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every
Our Vision is to create a world-class health system to advance
medicine and increase access for the communities we serve by
empowering caregivers to heal through compassion, knowledge,
innovation, integrated care and excellence.
Responsible for performing CT procedures in a timely manner.
Performs procedures according to the physician's orders. As a
member of the Radiology team, the CT Technologist is responsible
for working collaboratively with other members to assure the safe
and accurately delivery of patient care.
POSITION EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate of an accredited radiology program required.
Current state certification (i.e.Texas Medical Board) required.
Current American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT)
general certification required within six (6) months of hire
American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) CT
certification within twelve (12) months of hire required.
American Heart Association BLS certification required.
American Heart Association ACLS and PALS recommended.
Must be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues.
Secretarial experience and organizational skills are necessary.
Good verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to read, write, and speak English required. Spanish
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of
nursing, administration, and physicians.
Computer knowledge required.
At least two (2) years of hospital experience as a Radiologic
Technologist or CT Technologist preferred.
Able to demonstrate high degree of competency and experience with
Demonstrates accuracy, and the ability to closely follow
Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment.
Requires working with frequent interruptions.
Must project a professional image.
Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively
communicating them to others.
Considers mission, vision and values in developing services,
standards and practices
Prepares necessary supplies and equipment for scheduled
Performs necessary quality control and maintenance on
Responsible for the care and cleanliness of equipment, supplies,
and work area.
Responsible for performing all CT radiological procedures in a
Performs all CT procedures as per procedure protocols, optimizing
imaging examinations to use only the radiation necessary to produce
Accurately comprehends and interprets verbal orders and
Assumes responsibility for the collection and processing of patient
Completes accurate documentation on patient records according to
Able to perform the necessary functions on the facility's computer
Insures exams are verified and completed in PACS and RIS
Responsible for training CT technologists with the appropriate
Maintain Texas Department of Health (TDH), American College of
Radiology (ACR), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS),
and Joint Commission standards.
Maintain equipment and procedure competencies.
Able to operate all appropriate clinical equipment in a safe and
Complete and update all employment requirements, including
Health.edu, Employee Health, and Radiology Competencies, and
Responsible for earning and submitting 10 Category A credits of
continuing education related to CT annually.
Passing of a registry does not constitute CE credits.
Call is required.
Other duties as assigned.
LINES OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
CT Coordinator/Tech Supervisor 2. Radiology Supervisor 3. Radiology
Asst. Director of Radiology 5. Director of Radiology 6. VP of
Provide excellent customer service to all DHR customers. All
employees are required to attend the DHR C.A.R.E.S program which
outlines the Customer Service Principals including: Compassion,
Accountability, Respect, Excellence through Knowledge and Safety &
Employees must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills
necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients
served in his/her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate
knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life
span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the
patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed
to identify each patient's requirement relative to his or her
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: (ADA):
A.Essential Duties:Indicated by bold print within performance
standards, preceding individual numbered criteria.
The following table provides physical requirements that will be
associated with, but not limited to, this position:
Light/moderate lifting up to 20 lbs, from the floor to shoulder
Must be able to assist other employees with lifting more than 20
Light/moderate carrying up to 20 lbs.
Pulling hand over hand
Reaching above shoulder
Dual simultaneous grasping
Depth Perceptions needed
Ability to see
Operating office equipment
Operating mechanical equipment
Ability to read and write
Ability to Count
Ability to hear verbal communication without aid
Operating Personal Vehicle
Ability to comprehend written/verbal communication
Other: Ability to deal with stress
B.Working Conditions: The individual spends over 95% of his/her
time in an air-conditioned environment with varying exposures to
noise. There is protection from weather conditions but not
necessarily from temperature changes. The position does have low
exposure to malodorous, infectious body fluids from patients and
some minimal exposure to noxious smells from cleansing agents.
C.Occupational Exposure: This position has minimal to no exposure
to blood, body fluids, or tissues and is an OSHA Category III
(although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which
anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body
fluids). Person who performs these duties are not called upon as
part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical
care or first aid or to be potentially exposed in some other
Intelligence: General learning ability: The ability to "catch on"
or understand instructions and underlying principles. Ability to
reason and make judgments. 3
Verbal:Ability to understand meanings of words and ideas associated
with them, and to use them effectively. To comprehend language, to
understand relationships between words, and to understand meanings
of whole sentences and paragraphs. To present information or ideas
Numerical:Ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and
Spatial:Ability to comprehend forms in space and understands
relationships of plane and solid objects. Frequently described as
the ability to "visualize" objects or two or three dimensions, or
to think visually of geometric forms. 2
Form Perception:Ability to perceive pertinent details and objects
or in pictorial or graphic material to make visual comparisons and
discriminations and see slight differences in shapes and shadings
of figures and widths and lengths of lines. 3
Clerical Perception:Ability to receive pertinent details and verbal
or tabular material. To observe differences in copy, to proofread
words and numbers, and to avoid perceptual errors in arithmetic
Motor Coordination: Ability to coordinate eyes and hands to fingers
rapidly and accurately in making precise movements with speed.
Ability to make a movement response accurately and quickly. 3
Finger Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. To
work with fingers in placing and turning motions. 3
Manual Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. To
work with hands in placing and turning motions. 3
Eye-Hand-Foot Coordination:Ability to move the hand and foot
coordinately with each other in accordance with visual stimuli.
Color Discrimination:Ability to perceive and respond to
similarities or differences in colors, shapes, or other values of
the same or different color. To identify a particular color, or to
recognize harmonious or contrasting color combinations . click
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