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Weekend Cat Scan Technologist 7a-7p - Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus Available!

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Stroudsburg
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.Performs various CT Scans and assists Radiologist during performance of invasive procedures for diagnostic purposes. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly assists Radiologist during all aspects of invasive procedures and performs CT scan examinations as directed by the Radiologist.Communicates clinical observations during CT Scan examinations to Radiologist.-- - Presents clinical history as recorded on appropriate documentation to Radiologist.Demonstrates competency in the knowledge of the RIS/HIS modules appropriate to their job responsibilities.Injects contrast for CT Scans in accordance with department policy. Patient CT questionnaire is completed for each patient and reviewed prior to start of exam.Performs 3-D imaging functions.Provides educational information to the patient regarding their examination.Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in inservices and/or continuing education programs.Accurately adheres to downtime procedures to assure appropriate information is available resulting in excellent continuity of care for patients.Knowledgeable regarding patient condition, history and appropriate background and information pertinent to proposed examination.Accountable for quality of digital images sent to PACS.-- - Verify correct patient is selected from worklist, ensures accuracy of Medical Record information prior to being sent to PACS.Responsible for the success of the department to achieve hospital designated Press Ganey score. Every patient should receive patient education and your personalized business card.-- - Apology cards should be sent or given to all patients when we do not meet their expectations.-- -Assists in gathering and recording data for the Radiology Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Program.Schedules patients for CT Scans and assists with secretarial duties and pulling film files.Maintains necessary inventory of supplies and appearance of CT Scan Room in accordance to department budget.Responsible for teaching-- - radiology students rotating through CT Scan.Notifies RN of any patient problems or reactions.Event report forms are completed according to hospital guidelines.-- - Patient Safety Hotline is notified in a timely manner. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY DEMANDS: Frequent use of hands and fingers to operate equipment and chart information.-- - Sitting for up to 5 hours in 30 minute increments.-- - Standing and walking for up to 3 hours in 15 minute increments.-- - Pushing, pulling, and lifting of patients up to 300 pounds with assistance.-- - Occasional stooping, lifting and raising arms above shoulder level.-- - Lifting and moving of objects up to 30 pounds.-- - Hearing as it relates to normal conversation.-- - Seeing as it relates to normal vision. EDUCATION: Graduate from an ARRT recognized education program, or AART registered or ARRT registry eligible radiography program. Must pass registry within 1 year of hire date.-- - TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: One-year staff technologist experience. Recent CT Scan experience preferred.-- - Advanced CT registry required. Current CPR certification required.-- - History of computer usage experience required.Please complete your application using your full legal name and-- -current home address. -- -Be sure to-- -include-- -employment history for-- -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer.-- - Additionally, you are-- -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and-- -licenses, if applicable. -- -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -- -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Weekend Cat Scan Technologist 7a-7p - Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus Available!, Other , Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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