CT Technologist Part time

Employer
Reston Hospital Center - Reston
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
PURPOSEPerforms all duties and responsibilities of a CT Technologist. May perform diagnostic radiology procedures if necessary. Practices radiation safety and observes universal precautions at all times. Performs related work as required.JOB RELATIONSHIPReports to Lead Technologist and/or Assistant Director.QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Graduate of an AMA approved program. Experience:Registered with ARRT in Radiography and CT. Experience:Ability to perform CT procedures following accepted standards and protocols.HOURS OF WORKAs scheduled by Department Director to ensure appropriate coverage of department services. Must be able to work weekends as scheduled. Participates in on-call requirements as per department policy.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSExerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Positional tasks may include frequent walking, standing, kneeling, crouching, stooping and dexterity. WORKING CONDITIONSThis job classification has routine occupational exposure to infectious diseases, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous chemicals, noxious odors, latex and musculoskeletal injuries.REQUIRED YEARLY INSERVICES Fire Safety; Electrical Safety; Hazardous Materials; Infection Control; Body Mechanics. CORE COMPETENCIESAGE SPECIFIC CLINICAL COMPETENCY FOR THE FOLLOWING AGE GROUPS Neonatal - 0 days to 28 daysAdult - 18 years to 70 yearsPediatric - 29 days to 12 yearsGeriatric - 70 years and overAdolescent -12 years to 18 yearsI.Productivity/Fiscal ResponsibilityUtilizes appropriate resources to complete assignment within allocated time period.Adapts to changes in volume/acuity demands. Remains calm in crisis situations.Adheres to Attendance and Tardiness Policy.Supports responsible staffing decisions (cancels, places staff on hold/on call, calls in on hold/on call staff appropriately).Demonstrates efforts to eliminate waste.Reports to work on time and is ready to start work.Consistently utilizes Kronos system to document hours of work.Demonstrates problem solving ability using appropriate resources.II.Commitment to TeamServes as a resource as needed in an effective manner to unit and other departments.Is supportive of administrative decisions.Demonstrates teamwork and cooperation, works well with others.Is flexible in meeting staffing and scheduling requirements of the department.III.SafetyHas working knowledge of the operation of Department or seeks guidance from appropriate personnel.Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate personnel and correctly completes work order.Assures safe and clean environment. Keeps hallways clutter free and rooms neat.Utilizes standard precautions by wearing protective equipment (goggles, gowns, gloves and uses correct handwashing techniques).IV.Performance ImprovementConsistently strives to improve performance.Makes suggestions for improvement.Is receptive to new ideas.Is cognizant of age specific, cultural and physical needs of customer in providing service.V.Communications/Customer ServiceMaintains confidentiality of all patient/other information.Gives accurate and concise reports.Keeps the Department Director informed on reportable situations and department needs.Interacts with patients, doctors and visitors with grace and tact. Gains patient/family confidence.VI.Personal and Professional Growth & DevelopmentAttends and participates in staff meetings or reads minutes.Participates in unit/department orientation/preceptorships.Accepts responsibility for assessment of self-learning needs and identifies resources to accomplish continued personal and professional development.Actively participates in hospital and department committees as assigned.Attends all mandatory inservices annually.Makes independent decisions.Requires minimum supervision.Displays professional pride.Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to HCA's Code of Conduct.Conduct reflects HCA's values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct. VII.Job FunctionsPerform all CT procedures in strict accordance with currently approved practices as outlined in department policy and procedure manual and comply with all applicable federal, state, local and other regulatory requirements.Controls the flow of patients within the section, in an efficient and timely fashion.Utilizes supportive protective (ie, radiation shielding) and immobilization devices as required for patient safety and comfort.Communicate to the patient the nature of the procedure and answer questions clarifying the procedure for the patient.Demonstrates practical application of age-related factors.Assures patient rights and privacy are maintained.Reports any significant problems related to patient, physicians, procedures, housekeeping, maintenance, supplies, or personnel to the Lead Technologist and/or Assistant Director.Properly wear radiation monitoring devices.Demonstrates competency in IV access and IV contrast administration.Cares for patients while they are in Radiology Department by checking IV's, catheters, tubing airways, and patient monitoring equipment.Utilize proper sterile techniques in setting up and performing interventional proceduresProperly administers oral and rectal preparations to patients for exams per protocolPerforms resconstructions/3-D imaging and CT angiography per protocol.Maintains continuing education credits for ARRT licensure.Demonstrates competency in operating the power injector in a safe manner per department protocol.Works efficiently and performs all exams within allocated timeframe.Properly enters charges for exams in RIS (Meditech) in a timely manner.Takes call as assigned by Lead Technologist.About This Employer:HCA is a provider of healthcareservices, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes 165hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England andemploying approximately 204,000 people. HCA is committed to the care andimprovement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effectivehealthcare in the communities we serve. HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we givethem by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patientsafety and provide the highest possible quality. Reston: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhKQGa2CVv0&feature=youtu.be