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Cat Scan Technologist Float Pool Full-Time

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Quakertown
Posted on: May 25, 2023

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.Cat Scan Tech will float between St. Luke's Upper Bucks/Quakertown and Bethlehem Campus Full-Time Flexible ShiftThe Registered Cat Scan Technologist will perform 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 in-services 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. -
  • Annual peer review of images meets department standards.
    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.
    Graduate from an ARRT recognized education program, or AART registered. Advanced registry in CT required. -
    One-year staff technologist experience. Recent CT Scan experience preferred. - Advanced CT registry required within one year of hire. Current CPR certification required before completion of orientation. - 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!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Cat Scan Technologist Float Pool Full-Time, Other , Quakertown, Pennsylvania

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