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CT Technologist - PRN (01645-3532)

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Company: HCA Healthcare

Location: Tamarac, FL

Date Posted: July 19, 2014

Source: HCA Healthcare

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The Cat Scan Tech produces computerized tomographic scanner radiographs of designated anatomical areas in accordance with established practices and procedures. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

* Operates equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body.
* Positions patients utilizing immobilization devices.
* Moves equipment into specified positions and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors such as time and distance.
* Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns.
* Assists physicians with invasive procedures.
* Exposes and develops film.
* Operates mobile equipment in operating room, emergency department or at patient's bedside.Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
* Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
* Orients and mentors new staff members.
* Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
* Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material.
* Assists with transporting patients.
* Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective ...

:
The Cat Scan Tech produces computerized tomographic scanner radiographs of designated anatomical areas in accordance with established practices and procedures. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

* Operates equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body.
* Positions patients utilizing immobilization devices.
* Moves equipment into specified positions and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors such as time and distance.
* Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns.
* Assists physicians with invasive procedures.
* Exposes and develops film.
* Operates mobile equipment in operating room, emergency department or at patient's bedside.Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
* Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
* Orients and mentors new staff members.
* Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
* Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material.
* Assists with transporting patients.
* Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications include:

* Graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers
* ARRT Certification in CT
* Current state licensure
* 1-3 years experience preferred
* Current Certification in Basic Life Support
* Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
* Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
* Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

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