CT Tech

Requisition ID
2020-138351
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
PRN
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St Joseph Health
Location
TX-BRYAN

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

CHI St. Joseph Health

Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities of Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell, and Madisonville. With the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, the first Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center, and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region. As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers, including primary care physicians, specialists, and advanced practice clinicians. Our network includes more than 30 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services. As an active member of the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in providing compassionate care and addressing the overall health of the community. We continuously work to assess unique needs and create plans that respond to those needs to build a healthier community.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

 

The CT Tech demonstrates extensive knowledge of computed tomography imaging techniques to assist the Radiologist in successfully diagnosing and treating the patient's condition.

  • ESSENTIAL
  1. Utilizes innovative customer service techniques to provide a positive patient care experience for the patient and their family.
  2. Acts professionally in all dealings with internal and external customers to promote a working environment that focuses on the patient experience and not operational rivalries or roadblocks to care.
  3. Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary.
  4. Assist radiologist with interventional CT imaging procedures, starting IV`s, and injecting contrast, if applicable.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.
  6. Establishes and maintains lines of communication with all other staff members and Radiologist to insure an effective and harmonious working environment.
  7. Communicates effectively with patients and their families about the procedure to be performed in order to obtain information and to offer reassurance.
  8. Obtain certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in the specialty as appropriate: (a) within 24 months if recent graduate or, (b) within 12 months of employment if experienced technologists.
  9. Performs other appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.

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Qualifications

  • Education
    • Required: Associate's degree (2yr program) or equivalent
    • Preferred: Associate's degree (2yr program) or equivalent
  • Major
    • Required: Allied Health or Radiologic Technology
    • Preferred: Allied Health or Radiologic Technology
  • Experience
    • Required: One to two years
    • Preferred: Two to three years
  • Skills
    • Required: CT tech skill set; advanced Rad tech skill set.
    • Preferred: CT tech skill set; advanced Rad tech skill set.
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Required: ARRT(R)/MRT
    • Preferred: ARRT(R)/MRT

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