***Please note: this is a pool position, no guarantee of hours***
Perform all routine diagnostic exams, including all surgical procedures, general fluoroscopy, and trauma exams utilizing radiographic, fluoroscopy, portable and c-arm equipment and perform all routine and special CT radiographic procedures by participating in technical duties directly involved with the CT scanner. Provide patients with safe, courteous and efficient care. Assist in other sections of the department as needed.
1. Prepares for and performs all CT examinations.
2. Evaluates diagnostic images for technical quality.
3. Develop, initiate, and monitor procedures for the effective utilization of the CT scanner
4. Administers contrast media under physician supervision.
5. Prepares for and performs all x-ray examinations including but not limited to routine, fluoroscopy, operating room, and portable.
6. Assists radiologist or attending physician with special exams to provide maximum diagnostic information in a professional, efficient manner.
7. Assists clinical instructor and provides direct training and supervision to student technologists.
8. Completes "Informed Consent" and "Prescreening" forms as needed.
9. Maintains the cleanliness of all x-ray equipment and associated minor equipment in accordance with infection control policies and procedures.
10. Required to take standby and be on call as needed. If on call, will be available within 20 minutes of notification of need. (CWH)
11. Follows good radiation safety, quality assurance and infection control procedures.
12. Understands and follows all universal precautions and personal protective equipment requirements.
13. Utilizes PACS, RIS, and current EMR efficiently and completes required paperwork for each examination performed.
14. Completes the education and competencies to perform EKGs as needed.
15. Complies with all continuing education requirements as dictated by regulatory entities.
16. Attend department meetings and participate in all annual required training and in-service training.
17. Lifts patients as needed and when this can be accomplished safely and according to policy. Transfers patients using safe ergonomic technique and utilizes the hydraulic lift or other safe patient handling devices and the patient's family members or caregivers when necessary.
18. Participates in Quality Improvement Programs.
19. Other duties as assigned.
Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times
- Must be a graduate of a course in Radiologic Technology approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.).
- ARRT registered in X-Ray.
- ARRT registered in CT or within one year of employment in CT classification.
- Washington State Certification as Radiologic Technologist.
- BLS for healthcare providers or within 3 months of hire date.
- Certification or registry in any other diagnostic imaging field.
- CT experience.
- Possesses basic computer (e.g., spreadsheets, word processing) skills.