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CT Technologist Senior

Primary Location Honolulu, Hawaii Worker Location Onsite Job Number 1285183 Date posted 06/10/2024
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Description:
Job Summary:

Under direct and indirect supervision, performs computerized tomographic (CT) examinations and procedures in the CT service areas.

Essential Responsibilities:


  • Performs computed tomography studies and procedures. Positions patients and provides immobilization means and patient counseling as required. Selects technical factors and protocols that result in optimum imaging for each individual patient. Reviews orders, prepares schedules and consults with attending Radiologists and Registered Nurses as needed. Maintains daily records of exams performed.

  • Protocols orders from Protocol Worklist prior to releasing orders for scheduling.

  • Follows all National Patient Safety Goals.  Receives and double identifies patients using appropriate criteria prior to performing the study ordered. Ensures accruacy of information and data entry, while maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality. Captures required documentation in Radiology Information System (RIS.) Prepares, loads, programs and operates the contrast injector. Assists with screening patients for contraindications.

  • Prepares sterile fields and contrast agents; prepares floor stock medications; ensures sterility of surgical packs, trays and disposables to be used in assigned area. Maintains appropriate and adequate supplies during the procedures.

  • Assists radiologist during procedures; capturing specific interventional CT images and assisting with biopsy specimen collection. Operates and understands all features and performance capabilities of the CT systems.

  • Post processes CT images as required (reformatted images, 3D, etc.) Prepares images for Radiologist interpretation, and transmitts images to the Diagnostic Imaging PACS system.

  • Maintains working knowledge of all department equipment and devices. Reports equipment malfunctions appropriately.

  • Assumes responsibilities for the needs of patient during procedure. Prepares patient and maintains intravenous (IV) access. Provides service-oriented communication with patient; explaining procedure; answering questions. Emphasizes a personalized, individualized, compassionate patient care atmosphere at all times.  Dismisses patients for transport and/or assists with patient transport at end of procedure.

  • Provides instructions on appropriate safety measures to patients, family members, and hospital staff as required; ensures appropriate safety precautions are followed. Applies appropriate measures (ALARA Principles) for minimizing radiation exposure. Captures and records radiation dose delivered during the procedure.

  • Functions as part of resuscitation team during Code Blue and/or Rapid Response Team situations.

  • Maintains all materials needed and linen supply on daily basis; maintains general order and cleanliness of room assigned.

  • Accepts responsibilities of direct supervision of student technologists during their clinical assignments. Rotates and shares on call responsibilities for CT service areas.

  • Orients and trains (mentors) new personnel regarding subsection operations as needed.

  • Pursues ongoing continuing education.

  • Attends departmental meetings and/or inservice presentations as needed or required. Reads and initials minutes of such meetings when excused absence precludes attendance.
Basic Qualifications:
Experience


  • Minimum two (2) years successful CT technologist experience.









Education

  • Associates degree in radiologic technology; or two (2) years of directly related experience.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Radiographer License (Hawaii)
  • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association
  • Radiologic Technologist Certification
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certificate - Computed Tomography
Additional Requirements:

  • N/A
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum four (4) years successful CT technologist experience.
  • Documented technical leadership and CT mentoring.
  • Bachelors degree in allied health care, or related field.
Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Moanalua Ancillary Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Working Hours Start: 11:00 AM Working Hours End: 09:30 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-HI-02|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Moanalua Medical Center - Cat Scan - 1201 Pay Range: $51.69 - $52.95 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest