Company: Parrish Healthcare Careers
Posted on: September 14, 2023
Department: Diagnostic Imaging Schedule/Status: Monday-Thursday;
9:00pm-7:00am; Full Time Standard Hours/Week: 40 Location:
Titusville General Description: Under the direct supervision of the
Lead CT Technologist or CT Supervisor, performs CT scanning
procedures in Diagnostic Imaging. The position shall exemplify the
desired Culture of Choice-- and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare.
Key Responsibilities Provides all aspects of Diagnostic Radiology
and Computerized Tomography care based on established standards.
DEMONSTRATES COMPETENCY in all procedures within the scope of
practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served
evidenced by: The ability to obtain information and interpret
information in terms of the patient's needs; knowledge of growth
and development; and understanding of how to compensate technical
factors to provide an optimal clinical image for interpretation.
Age groups that pertain include: INFANT, PEDIATRIC, ADULT,
ADOLESCENT, AND GERIATRIC Interviews with patient, family members,
nursing staff and physicians to collect pertinent information
(patient history) to ensure an appropriate and efficient study.
Educates patients as to procedure process and post procedure care.
Administers contrast agents when appropriate using department
established criteria and guidelines for the correct agent, computer
entry for charge capture and recognition of adverse patient
reactions. Completes all necessary documentation related to
contrast media use. Selects proper technical factors, positioning
and equipment to optimally demonstrate patient anatomy and
corresponding pathology. Uses department protocol for positions
selected. Demonstrates good judgment of acceptable completed exam
quality in the absence of a supervisor. Completes timely and
accurate computer entry duties inclusive of exam status changes and
billing correct procedure. Completes timely and accurate computer
entry duties including exam status change, billing additions or
corrections, patient tracking time entries, and appropriate ICD-10
codes. Completes accurate and timely PACS inputs. Maintains
cleanliness and general order of procedure room. Cleans equipment
and follows infection control guidelines. Ensures patient and
personal radiation protection by ascertaining pregnancy status when
indicated, using gonadal shielding when appropriate and practicing
ALARA principles (time, distance, shielding) of dose reduction
Communicates patient needs and/or pertinent assessment information
to the radiologist (or other healthcare providers) as it pertains
to the exam. Communicates with other department areas to coordinate
patient flow for multiple procedures. Knows fire, disaster and
safety procedures and regulations as pertain to the work area.
Performs similar or related duties as assigned. Requirements:
Formal Education: Associate's Degree or other Two Year College
equivalent required. Military training accepted. Work experience: 1
- 2 years of experience preferred. Required Licenses,
Certifications, Registrations: Florida State DOH Licensed ARRT
Registered RT(R) BCLS through the American Heart Association The CT
Technologist is responsible for obtaining their registry and be
board certified in their modality within one year of employment.
Failure to obtain this certification may result in the release from
the organization. Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of
healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling
our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The
Time--. Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice--. This means a
we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire
to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled
people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a
clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf
of the communities we serve.
Keywords: Parrish Healthcare Careers, Titusville , CT Technologist, Other , Titusville, Florida
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