CT TECHNOLOGIST

  • Leitchfield, KY
  • Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center
  • Radiology
  • Full-time - Nights
  • Work Hours: 7p-7a
  • FTE: 1.0 (80 hrs biweekly)
  • Req #: 16693
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Job Summary

Provides computed tomography imaging and patient care services at defined levels to patients.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately. Applies As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) principle to minimize exposure to patient, self, and others.
  • Implements radiation protection and safety standards.
  • Prepares for and assists the physician in computed tomography procedures.
  • Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
Qualifications
  • Associate's degree or higher in Science required upon hire OR
  • Associate's degree or higher in related field required upon hire
  • A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • No experience required
  • RT(R) - Registered as a Radiological Technologist in Radiology required upon hire AND
  • RT(CT) - Registered as a Radiological Technologist in Computed Tomography required upon hire AND
  • ROC - Radiation Operator Certification in the state of Kentuckyrequired upon hire required upon hire AND
  • BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position
Skills and Attributes
  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Physical Demands
  • Standing: Frequently
  • Walking: Frequently
  • Sitting: Occasionally
  • Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently
  • Climbing: Occasionally
  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently
  • Kneeling: Occasionally
  • Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally
  • Reaching: Frequently
  • Talking: Frequently
  • Hearing: Frequently
  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely
  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
  • Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
  • Running: Occasionally
  • Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
  • Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently
Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

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