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CT Technologist

Location: Rockville, MD Additional Locations:
Job Number: 870472 Date posted: 03/06/2020
Description:

Performs computerized tomography (CT) examinations of patients as requested by referring physicians.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Greets patient, confirms image to be taken, explains procedure to patient, & is sensitive to patient's anxiety about procedure.

  • Reviews patient's medical history prior to performing CT procedure & confirms that patient has signed a contrast media consent form.

  • Positions patient on examination table & monitors patient's condition during examination.

  • Introduces intravenous contrast material as directed by radiologist.

  • Controls & adjusts CT equipment to assure that images meet requirements.

  • Maintains equipment & examination room, stores film, & keeps inventory of related supplies.

  • Prepares patient information files showing patient's name, date of CT examination, referring physician, & nature of examination.

  • Prepares & submits reports showing the number & type of examinations.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.
  • 100% travel as part of the Central Cluster Float Pool. Hours will be11:30pm 10 8am; Monday, Wednesday, Thurday and Friday with rotating weekends. Primary cluster locations: Capitol Hill, Gaithersburg, Kensington, & Largo.

    Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as a CT Technologist or registry eligible ARRT advanced certification in CT required; however, for new hires in classification, certification must be obtained w/in 12 months of hire.
  • Minimum two (2) years of recent experience as a Radiological technologist w/ ARRT required.
  • Education
  • Graduate of a certified/accredited ARRT program required.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • Specialized training in computerized tomography required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technology required.
  • ARRT advanced certification in CT required or w/in 12 months of employment for new hires.
  • Licensed in appropriate jurisdiction required.
  • Venipuncture competency checks off or must acquire competency check off w/in 3 months of hire.
  • BLS certification (AHA) required.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Current on CEUs with ARRT required.
  • Required to stand, push, pull & lift patients.
  • Position requires ability to concentrate on fine detail w/ constant interruption & attend to tasks for 20 to 45 minutes at a time.
  • Must be able to adjust routine to accommodate patient or department w/out affecting departmental flow.
  • In order to work effectively w/ patients, must have effective interpersonal skills & be able to stand, walk, bend, lift at least 50 pounds, hear, speak, & see.
  • May be required to lift objects heavier then 50 pounds, perform difficult manipulative skills & h&-eye coordination skills, walk & stand for prolonged periods, see objects closely & hear normal sounds w/ some background noises.
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
  • Knowledge of customer focused service requirements of the organization.
  • Ability to communicate pleasantly & effectively w/ members & coworkers.
  • Demonstrates good oral & written communication skills.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/A
  • Primary Location: Maryland,Rockville,Shady Grove Medical Center 1396 Piccard Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri (with rotating weekends) Working Hours Start: 11:30pm Working Hours End: 8am Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Imaging Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time 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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Imaging & Radiology Careers

    Imaging & Radiology Careers

    Do the best work of your career as you collaborate with colleagues and participate in continued learning and professional achievement opportunities. With a range of specialty areas in which to focus — from mammography to MRI, cardiac cath lab to ultrasound — and a variety of different scheduling options, there is plenty of room for you to grow — from technologist, to manager, and beyond — in our supportive environment.

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