CT Technologist - Plano -PRN, Rotating Shift Job

Children's Health - Radiology Careers

Job Number: 53831

Location: Plano, TX

Date Posted: 5-30-2018

Description:

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing imaging procedures and producing high quality diagnostic computed tomography images.

JOB PROFILE:

  • Has developed proficiency in a wide range of technical processes or procedures through job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience.
  • Understands the roles of all immediate team members and has a good understanding of how own team integrates with others.
  • Regularly provides guidance and support to more junior team members on challenging technical problems; helps them balance their workload and apply their technical skills.
  • Provides solutions to problems in situations that are atypical or occur infrequently based on defined procedures and existing precedents.
  • Impacts the quality, timeliness and effectiveness of the team.
  • Works within defined processes but may develop an appropriate approach for new assignments.
  • Explains complex technical information in situations that may be challenging with respect to controversial subject matter or characteristics of the audience.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Perform imaging procedures and produce high quality diagnostic images; maintain consistent knowledge and skill levels to meet diagnostic evaluation expectations; complete documentation of all activities according to established criteria; and adhere to department/hospital policies, procedures and processes regarding quality improvement, safety, patient flow and other issues.
  • Communicate and collaborate with other radiology staff and other departmental staff to facilitate optimum patient care; participate/cooperate with all other departmental/hospital processes and activities as appropriate.
  • Participate in training programs to develop additional skills and/or enhance existing skills; obtain/maintain appropriate licensure and certification; participate in patient/student education as appropriate.

Patient Contact:

  • Direct - Indicates that the person in the position directly provides care, treatment or services to the patient. Ex: Nurses, Physical/Occupational Therapists, RCPs.

Experience:

  • Minimum 6 months - 1 year of related experience required
  • Previous experience in CT preferred

Education:

  • Two-year Associate's degree or equivalent experience required
  • Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.
  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
  • Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography (R) required
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Computer Tomography (CT) required
  • Texas Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) required
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED) required

Physical Demands:

Medium - Exerting 20-60 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly.


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