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CT Scan Technologist

Company: MidMichigan Health
Location: Midland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

This position assists the radiologist and other physicians with high quality, computerized tomographic and radiographic images required in part for the diagnosis and treatment of patients while ensuring the least amount of radiation exposure to oneself and the patient. Provides general care to the patient while in the department.(35%)* Performs computer tomography studies following protocol. Is able to differentiate between normal and abnormal anatomy and will tailor exams in accordance with patient history obtained, protocol, and Radiologist instruction. (30%)* Administers IV and oral contrast as required for procedures according to protocols. Follows departmental protocol and institution guidelines for delivery of IV contrast material. Monitors patients' physical and mental condition throughout the entire procedures. Records any and all patient data appropriately. (20%)* Provides radiation protection for patients, self and others using gonadal shielding and collimation where applicable. Document acknowledgment of scheduling as directed. (15%)* Performs nursing duties, including but not limited to the following: assisting the radiologist in the performance of sterile procedures, practicing sterile technique, obtain vital signs, obtain pertinent clinical history, and must be proficient in venous puncture. Will document any and all important data appropriately. Will be able to identify an allergic reaction or any other urgent medical condition and will notify and assist the radiologist in the treatment of such a situation. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPrepares and maintains patient information and digital files in computerized database. Performs clerical duties in the absence of clerical personnel. Orients and trains new personnel and students to the departmental policies, procedures and protocols.Participates in quality assurance and CQI programs as needed.All other duties as assigned.MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft - Windows. An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLSAssociate's Degree Required.ARRT - Reg Radiologic Technologist within 2 years of hire.ARRT CT - Required within three years of hire or transfer into position. BLS-Basic Life SupportBasic knowledge of personal computer, keyboard dexterity and RIS/PACS/HIS. Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner. Tuberculosis (TB) testing as needed according to MIOSHA (Michigan Occupational Safety Health Administration) standards. Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must also be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSExposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position. Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description.Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s). Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching.Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material.Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required.Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake. Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis.Physical Demand Level: Medium.Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the workday 20 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and constantly (67-100% or the workday) 10 lbs.

Keywords: MidMichigan Health, Midland , CT Scan Technologist, Other , Midland, Michigan

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