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Cat Scan, Technologist, Full Time

Job ID R4478 Full / Part Time:Full time
Location:Springfield,Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary:Regular
Full / Part Time:Full time
Location:Springfield,Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary:Regular

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Radiologist and according to established policies and procedures, operates CT equipment as required, to obtain diagnostic images according to Radiologist specifications; will assist the Radiologist in protocols/procedures. The CT Technologist  performs CT exams in compliance with regulatory agencies and hospital policies and procedures. The incumbent selects appropriate imaging parameters according to the knowledge of standard settings to produce CT exams of diagnostic quality with 90-95% accuracy. Assists radiologist in specialized exams such as biopsies, ablation, and abscess drainages. Consistently follows proper patient screening/care protocols and provides accurate documentation associated with each exam while supporting expedited patient throughput and diagnosis. Ability to operate multi-slice Computed Tomography (CT) scanners to produce cross-sectional radiographs of patient's body for diagnostic purposes by performing the following duties. Safe operation and care of CT equipment and exposure of patients to radiation for diagnostic information. Must be able to provide professional and quality care while following hospital policies, procedures and standards. Performs all duties of a CT technologist on a daily basis and provides direct patient care to patients ranging in age from pediatric through geriatric. Perform a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment with ingenuity and initiative to supply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiographic diagnosis. 

Qualifications

•    Associates degree
•    State of Ma Radiography License required.
•    ARRT – (CT) required
•    BLS for Healthcare Providers preferred
•    Satisfactory completion of a formal radiologic technology program in an AMA approved school preferred.
•     Must have the ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
•    Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
•    This individual must be capable of: manipulating equipment, evaluate and select proper exposure factors, evaluate images, lifting, moving, and transporting patients, continual standing and walking, adapt to stressful and emergent situations, and have good communication skills

Schedule

Full Time position

2nd shift with flexibility to 3rd

Rotating weekends and Holidays

Education:

Associates of Science: Medical Imaging, Certificate: Medical Imaging (Required)

Languages:

Certifications:

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, Imaging Modality Certification - Other, Radiography - American Registry of Radiologic Technologist

Work Experience:

Competencies:

Collaboration, Courage, Ownership, Service focus, Values Differences

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Skills:

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