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Ada , Oklahoma, 74820

  • Employer: TEEMA
  • Profession: Allied Health
  • Specialty: CAT Scan Tech
  • Compensation: $25-30

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Job Title: CT/X-Ray Technician

General Description:
The incumbent technologist serves as Computed Tomography (CT) /X-Ray Technologist for the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center. The primarily responsible for CT, X-Ray, and CT angiography (CTA) examinations. Incumbent also provides patient care to all ages of patients and contributes to the efficient operation of the department, ensuring the quality and continuity of patient care.

Supervision Received: The technologist works independently with guidance from the CT/X-Ray Supervisor who sets goals and objectives and establishes priorities and deadlines for their completion. Routine work is performed independently, conferring with supervisors when necessary. The technologist exercises initiative and judgment in planning, coordinating and executing various phases of assignments. The technologist proposes and initiates studies independently and informs appropriate administrative and/or clinical personnel of results and conclusions.

Supervision Exercised: None

Essential Job Functions:

Other duties as assigned
The technologist will also cover in general X-Ray as needed
Technologist will be responsible for stocking and inventory of all CT supplies and related materials.
Responsible to explain exams to patients and/or caregiver so that patients/caregiver understands what is to be done as well as what hazards, if any, are possible.
Properly identifies patient images. Confirms patient identity by verbally confirming patient name and birth date.
Follow imaging studies through PACS network to ensure proper delivery of images to interpreting providers.
Maintains records and files for exams performed on patients, this includes the editing of patient exams in the computerized information system.
Practices radiation safety in order to reduce exposure to patients, staff and self. This is achieved by the use of lead aprons, lead gloves, lead shields, lead lined walls and collimation. Film badges are worn by the technicians in compliance with radiation regulations.
Prepares contrast materials that are used in CT/angiography and other exams and is trained to insert IV needles for administration of contrast material when necessary. It is essential that a thorough understanding of the contrast material usage is possessed by those who prepare it. In addition, the technologist must be continuously on the alert to the patient's condition and other disorders. Patient reactions require immediate attention so that harm does not come to the patient.
The technologist will prioritize scheduled patients as well as the ability to accommodate the emergency patient who may need immediate emergency surgery, etc.
The technologist advises radiologists or referring physicians of examination results, notifies them of scans requiring their immediate attention.
The technologist confers with radiologists or referring physicians to determine requirement of non-standard exams. Determines technical factors, positioning, number and thickness of scans, etc. to produce and satisfy requirements of CT scanning.
The technologist performs peripheral and visceral/abdominal systems, extremities, CT angiography, including spine, head and neck studies. The exams involve the use of highly sophisticated x-ray equipment, pressure injectors, biplane imaging, patient monitors, etc.
Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Required: Registered or registry eligible from an accredited radiologic technology program.
Ability to move patients who are in pain or, in some cases, unconsious
Education:

Associates: Completion of accredited radiologic technology program.
Technical School: Completion of military radiologic technology program.
Education Note:

Training and Experience:

Preferred: Experience 3 -5 years clinical experience in CT/X-Ray. Technologist is ARRT eligible as a CT Technologist and ARRT registered as a General Radiologic Technologist. Technologist will also be certified in at least Basic Cardiac Life Support. Successful candidate will display knowledge of accreditation processes
Licenses, Certifications, Other:

Required: Registered or registry eligible by ARRT in Computed Tomography is required, in addition to certification by ARRT as a General Radiologic Technologist. BCLS certification
Physical Requirements:

Required: Work regularly involves extended periods of sitting, considerable amount of moving, bending and carrying moderately heavy articles, the transfer and positioning of patients who disabled, unconscious of traumatized can require considerable effort of reaching, stretching and lifting in awkward positions due to respirators, suction machines, and monitors. Assistance from special devices and other employees is recommended for heaving lifting.
Work Environment: The environment involves risk associated with radiology service and the normal hospital setting exposures. The individual will be at a heightened risk for exposure to radiation and strong magnetic fields. Work involves regular and recurring exposure to moderate risks or discomforts typical of clinical area, offices and meeting rooms. This requires employees to observe special safety precautions and complete annual training associated with these risks.

Core Leadership Level: Not Applicable

Job Requirements

Required: Registered or registry eligible from an accredited radiologic technology program.
Ability to move patients who are in pain or, in some cases, unconsious
Education:

Associates: Completion of accredited radiologic technology program.
Technical School: Completion of military radiologic technology program.
Education Note:

Training and Experience:

Preferred: Experience 3 -5 years clinical experience in CT/X-Ray. Technologist is ARRT eligible as a CT Technologist and ARRT registered as a General Radiologic Technologist. Technologist will also be certified in at least Basic Cardiac Life Support. Successful candidate will display knowledge of accreditation processes
Licenses, Certifications, Other:

Required: Registered or registry eligible by ARRT in Computed Tomography is required, in addition to certification by ARRT as a General Radiologic Technologist. BCLS certification
Physical Requirements:

Required: Work regularly involves extended periods of sitting, considerable amount of moving, bending and carrying moderately heavy articles, the transfer and positioning of patients who disabled, unconscious of traumatized can require considerable effort of reaching, stretching and lifting in awkward positions due to respirators, suction machines, and monitors. Assistance from special devices and other employees is recommended for heaving lifting.
Work Environment: The environment involves ris

Location

Ada, Oklahoma , 74820

Employment Type

Travel/Contract

Compensation

$25-30

Employer

TEEMA

Date Posted

Apr 6th, 2021

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