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CT/X-Ray Technologist 10K Sign On

Company: Oneida Health
Location: Oneida
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

CT Technologist POSITION SUMMARY: This position exists in the Radiology Department and involves responsibility for performing diagnostic medical examination of patients using computerized tomography equipment. The work is performed under general direction of Supervising CT Technologist with leeway allowed for exercise of independent judgment in carrying out technical details of the work. Does related work as required. Job shift is 8pm-8am. Reports to the Director of Radiology. JOB RESPONSIBILTIES: Performs CT scans and X-rays in an efficient, empathetic and timely manner in compliance with departmental, hospital and regulatory agency standards with regard to quality of patient care and radiation safety
Records information and schedules patients in cooperation with Radiologists, referring physician offices and nursing units
Completes appropriate files and records as assigned
Immediately reports needed repairs and maintenance of the CT equipment and unit to the supervisor
Maintains CT equipment and suite in a clean, neat and orderly condition
Assumes responsibility for CT emergency call and responds to emergency calls in a timely manner according to Departmental Policy
Notifies supervisor immediately of problems involving the patient/family, physician, Radiologist or other hospital personnel
Incumbent may provide care and/or treatment to infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients as assigned Radiologic Technologist POSITION SUMMARY: This position exists in the Radiology Department and involves responsibility for performing diagnostic imaging of patients using radiation producing equipment. The work is performed under the general direction of a Supervising Radiologic Technologist with leeway allowed for exercise of independent judgement in carrying out technical details of the work. Does related work as required. POSITION SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Capturing images, obtaining the best quality image while critiquing films, and ensuring the patients are comfortable and safe.
Positioning the patient's properly to obtain proper imaging.
Prepare patients for exams, including taking a medical history and answering questions about the exam.
The Technologist must be able to effectively explain the procedure to the patient and acknowledge they understand.
Need to be able to adjust and maintain all imaging equipment.
Patient communication and preparation including removal of garments and jewelry that may interfere with the procedure.
Setting up the equipment's parameters to obtain the best density, detail and contrast using collimation and ALARA.
Take preventative measures to avoid any unnecessary exposure to radiation.
Be able to perform exams in the OR with the C-arm.
Must be able to communicate calmly, compassionately and professionally with all different types of patients including the elderly, pediatric, ailing and handicapped and provide age specific care.
Must be able to follow the physician's instructions.
Know how to use proper shielding.
Be able to operate all the x-ray equipment and computerized systems.
Work side by side with the radiologist during fluoroscopic exams. And be able to set the room up for Fluoroscopy studies and procedures.
Must be able to learn the ordering/cancelling, editing process of exams.
Maintain adequate supplies and stocking their rooms throughout their shift.
Performs other job duties as assigned to them.
Keeps updated on new Imaging developments through professional journals, on the job training and other educational opportunities. #OHHP QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduate of a JCERT approved school of Radiologic Technology Experience: Preferred not required Licensure: NYS License, Member of the AART

Keywords: Oneida Health, Syracuse , CT/X-Ray Technologist 10K Sign On, Other , Oneida, New York

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