Cat Scan Technologist - PRN

    LifePoint Hospitals
    Rutherfordton, NC 28139
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Summary:

    Provides computed tomography imaging in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

    Essential Functions:

    Reviews patient history and physician's orders.

    Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

    When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.

    Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

    Prepares equipment and supplies.

    Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment.

    Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

    Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s).

    Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results.

    Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and
    repeating procedure.

    Enters, transmits and reports scan results.

    Uses computer system in documenting correctly and accurately patient information to ensure the quality of patient care; (a) patient's full name (b) patient's medical record number (c) patient's date of birth (d) examinations performed.

    Demonstrates the ability to perform all necessary computer operations to ensure proper examination documentation and charges.

    Qualifications :

    Minimum Education
    Associate's Degree required.

    Required Skills
    Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

    Required Skills
    Certifications:
    BLS required

    Required Skills
    Licenses: ARRT with additional certification in CT. If not certified in CT, must be certified within one year of date of hire or transfer to position.

    Required Skills
    Computer: Basic computer skills

    Posting ID: 555282780Posted: 2020-07-14