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CT Radiology Special Procedures Tech

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Folsom
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. We also provide comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, and specialty orthopedic care. As a certified Joint Commission Stroke Center, Mercy Folsom provides exceptional care to our patients in our Medical Surgical and Intensive Care units, as well as our 25-bed Emergency Department. Our Family Birth Center features private and contemporary birthing suites where labor, delivery, and recovery occur in one room, as well as award-winning lactation training and support. Mercy Folsom received Among America's 250 Best Hospitals recognition and is a Primary Stroke Center.

Responsibilities

Position Summary: The incumbent performs general radiographic procedures as well as more complex procedures according to written or transcribed verbal orders within the scope of his/her certification at all MHS facilities according to established standards and practices under the direction of the Imaging Supervisor and the Medical Director. Demonstrates competency in patient care for neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. Other duties are assigned/approved by the Supervisor. Technologist can be required to participate in the department's call schedule to ensure coverage weeknights, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current California Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) and Fluoroscopy (RTTF) licenses
  • Displays competency in general radiology in addition to one other modality:
  • Angiography
  • Special Procedures - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computerized Tomography (CT)
  • or Mammography

  • Knowledge of:
  • Anatomy and physiology for imaging including cross sectional relationships
  • Medical terminology relating to Imaging
  • Principles of operation and care of primary and accessory imaging equipment
  • Currently accepted diagnostic Radiologic procedures
  • Radiation safety requirements and practices for the operator, patient and public
  • Film processing systems and/or PACS
  • Preparation, use and hazards of diagnostic contrast materials

  • Ability to:
  • Minimize radiation exposure to patients, self and other persons
  • Perform general and specialized radiographic procedures which meet the departments standard of quality
  • Recognize and respond to allergic reactions and other life-threatening patient conditions which might arise during the examination process
  • Act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public
  • Effectively and empathetically deal with agitated, ill and distressed patients
  • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationships with physicians and other healthcare personnel
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Calm and reassure those who may be distressed by the examination or procedure
  • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with physicians and hospital personnel
  • Working effectively under stress and adjust priorities as circumstances require
  • Organized work assignments
  • Maintaining accurate and complete records
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy in procedural detail
  • Accurately operate and care for Information System computers in the department
  • Work independently on-call covering all normal clerical and technical functions
  • Operate in and maintain a sterile environment

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current membership with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

~LI-DH

Keywords: Dignity Health, Folsom , CT Radiology Special Procedures Tech, Other , Folsom, California

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