CT Technologist (10pm-8:30am; M-TH)

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  19810 

 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Nights 

 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 333-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus including at a network of Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

 

 

 

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Job Role Summary

The Radiologic Technologist II Cat Scan Specialist performs standard CT procedures on designated sections of the body as required by physician orders. This position reports to the Radiology Supervisor.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County. Models Eskenazi Health values
  • Performs standard CT procedures on designated sections of the body as required by physician orders
  • Selects proper exposure factors/protocols for each CT procedure/selects proper settings
  • Positions and instructs patients; utilizes protective shielding, immobilization, and supportive devices as required
  • Assumes responsibility for the care and safety of the patients undergoing CT procedures
  • Transfers images from file to file/archiving system
  • Primary imaging performed electronically on PACs
  • Performs routinely required paperwork, scheduling, assists Radiologists/managers as needed
  • Restores images from PAC system
  • Responsible for the operations of the CT injector and properly sets equipment
  • Starts an IV and administers IV /oral contrast media
  • Alters activities to reflect/ensure adequate care appropriate to the age of patients served (i.e., adolescent, geriatric, pediatric, neonatal, adult) as described in the area/unit age-specific and/or job specific competencies
  • Trains and precepts students and/or new employees
  • Must remain in compliance with all American College of Radiology, Indiana State Department of Health and The Joint Commission education, license and certification requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge acquired through graduation from a Radiologic Technology Program.
  • Minimum of one year previous working experience in radiologic technology with emphasis on CT
  • Bachelor of Science degree with a CT major strongly preferred
  • Must be ARRT (CT) or NMTCB (CT) certified which includes compliance with Professional CEU requirements
  • Licensed with the State of Indiana as a Radiologic Technologist
  • Maintains and shows proof of current CPR Certification

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to use age appropriate communication skills.
  • Excellent command of radiologic anatomy as well as cross sectional anatomy
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served
  • Must demonstrate growth and development knowledge principles over the life span and possess the ability to assess data/interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs and cognitive abilities detailed in the department/area/unit job competencies
  • Knowledge of all radiologic equipment with emphasis on the application of CT, drug utilization, contrast media, pressure injectors, technical procedures (within assigned area)
  • Hospital protocols/procedures, safety procedures to minimize risk to patients, coworkers and self
  • Knowledgeable of and complies with the Hospital's Infection Control and Communicable Disease policies and procedures
  • Ability to:
  • follow both written/oral instructions
  • handle patient contacts with high degree of tact
  • elect proper protocols for all exams
  • Fundamental knowledge of computer applications
  • Working knowledge of the hospital's EHR System and associated programs
  • Will ensure completion of all studies through the EHR system
  • Understands and performs required PI tasks and provides adequate documentation.
  • Demonstrates flexibility with changing work duties, priorities
  • Assists in other departmental areas, i.e., reception areas, transportation of patients and image management
  • Displays an ability to be observant and perceptive to changing patient conditions while under their care.

Reports questionable conditions to physicians/nursing personnel

 

 

 

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named as one of Indiana’s best employers by Forbes magazine for two consecutive years and the top hospital in the state for community benefit by the Lown Institute, Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana and Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center, the first community mental health center in Indiana, just to name a few.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis