Atlantic Health System

CT Scan Technologist

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newton
Position Type
Part-Time
Shift
Varies
Category
Allied Health
Department
07715500- Radiology-CT
Facility
Newton Medical Center

Overview

Atlantic Health System is seeking a Part Time Cat Scan Tech. the position will be working a 20 hour week, varrious hours working at Newton Medical Center

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

TEAM APPROACH AND STANDARD DUTIES:

  • The CT technologist will exhibit a high level of professionalism when performing/adhering to the following duties/standards:
  • Ready to begin work at scheduled time.
  • Responds in a timely manner when assigned to call schedule.
  • Maintains all licensure and certifications (CPR, Venipuncture)
  • Follows all CT protocols. Sends images correctly to PAC s, workstations,and RIS
  • Archives all procedures routinely
  • CEnsures completion and verifies studies in a timely manner so exams can be dictated
  • Ensures correct and complete documentation in the medical record.
  • PREPARES EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES FOR SPECIFIC PROCEDURES
  • Demonstrates professionalism & excellence when performing tasks related to CT procedures
  • Obtains necessary medical, surgical and radiological supplies for specific procedures according to established protocols
  • Prepares sterile trays Maintains sterility of field and instruments
  • Adheres to venipucture and power injector protocols
  • Correctly prepares requisitions and labels for specimens
  • Maintains QA/QC requirements
  • Recognizes unusual conditions in the operation of equipment
  • Alerts appropriate personnel of equipment malfunctions.(professionalism and service excellence)
  • ENSURES PATIENTS PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL COMFORT
  • Communicates with patients & family before, during and after the CT exam or procedure to alleviate patient anxiety
  • Adhere to all HIPPA regulations and respect the patients privacy
  • Monitors patient's pulse, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation when necessary
  • Observes patients condition before and after contrast injections and reports any sudden change to the nursing staff and Radiologist
  • Ensures availability of medicals records, previous reports, labs and history of patient
  • Verifies patient identification according to the AHS policy.(2 identifiers)
  • Is able to begin emergency response in case of complication.
  • (professionalism, service excellence, dignity and respect)
  • MAINTAINS SPECIFIC INVENTORY RECORDS AND ENSURES AREA IS STOCKED WITH ADEQUATE SUPPLIES
  • Maintains adequate linen supplies
  • Maintains adequate contrast media and biopsy/drainage supplies
  • Maintains a clean and organized work environment within the CT suite
  • Ensures proper care of medical equipment
  • Maintain inventories of CT supplies
  • Participates in the routine cleaning of the CT gantry, table and periferal equipment after each use. (professionalism, team work, service excellence)
  • COMMUNICATES EFFECTIVELY WITH SUPERVISORS, FELLOW EMPLOYEES AND OTHER DEPARTMENTS
  • The Ct technologist will peform the following taskes with respect, and professionalism:
  • Informs Lead Technologist/Coordinator/Manager of any equipment malfunctions or concerns within the CT section
  • Uses a pleasant and informative manner in communication with patients, patients' families, staff and other departments within the hospital, particularly when updating patients/staff/physicians on any delays
  • Maintains a pleasant and professional telephone manner
  • Maintains a professional and cooperative demeanor with co-workers
  • Takes messages accurately, completely and relays to the proper personnel
  • Utilizes the Vocera system in a proper manner.(respect professionalism)

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Graduate of an AMA certified radiography program required.
  • Advanced certification in CT required.
  • State licensed ARRT (R) (CT) required.
  • Current BLS certification required

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

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