Hospital Needs Help in Massachusetts CT Technologist Travel Job

Chelsea, MA 12 days ago

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Category Imaging - CT
Job Type Contract

Hospital Needs Help in Massachusetts CT Technologist Travel Job

I am working with a radiology director in the New England area in need of a skilled and experienced CT tech for a 13 week assignment! 

The shift is listed as an open shift, to be discussed in greater detail via phone interview with the hiring manager. Manager is flexible depending on candidate's needs.

MA License required for this role

Job description: 

Conducts computer system warm up and fast calibration and Quality Control procedures according to operating procedures established by manufactures guidelines in order to ensure effective, calibrated and safe operation. Informs appropriate personnel when problem in equipment exits, calls service engineers when repair is indicated.

Confirms exam requisition orders and consults with Radiologist for detailed protocols per patient exam indication. Properly identifies and escorts patient to CT scanner; assists patient onto scanner; reviews exam screening questionnaire; ensures lab values are within protocol, completes the Good to Go form, checks for proper IV placement and patency when indicated, positions patient for study, explains procedure, ability to answer questions.

The technologist follows exam protocol to match each patients age, disease and body habitus. Enters pertinent information relating to patient and scan specifics into computer, directs specific operation of scan during procedure. Sets up necessary supplies/equipment for administration and delivery of I.V. solution and contrast agents as per departmental policy. Adheres to proper hand hygiene requirements. Monitors patient condition during and immediately post scan ability to identify complications. Performs quality CT Scans for Radiologist review and interpretation.

Assists patient off scanner and arranges transport when necessary. Networks exam data to the Relay and segments exam when necessary, completes exam in the RIS, transmits images to PACS. Completes appropriate notes in patient charts and RIS. Confirms images are in PACS correctly.

Demonstrates professionalism towards patients and their families as well as fellow employees at all times.

Maintains patients dignity and upholds patients rights and confidentiality consistently.

Qualifications - External
MA License required
ARRT required
Advanced CT registration required
CPR certification required
IV skills preferred
Knowledge of anatomy, cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, medical terminology.

Knowledge of the principles of radiation physics

Knowledge of radiographic positioning and radiographic equipment.

Acquires and maintains knowledge of related topics to include, but not limited to radiation safety, universal precaution, disposal of contaminated material, proper handling of requisitions (both before and after procedure), interpersonal skills, communications and dealing with difficult situations, etc.

Effective interpersonal and communications skills both verbal and written.

Maintains inventory of exam room, maintains a clean and safe working environment.

Physical ability to assist patients for transfer from stretcher, wheelchair or in an emergent situation.

Computer skills for affective patient care and communication

Ability to provide compassionate care to patients and family

Ability to recognize emergency situations and respond appropriately, location of emergency code procedures and equipment.

Must be able to read and write English.

Must possess the ability to assess patient specific data relative to age-specific needs and provide appropriate care.

Maintains a high standard of professionalism at all times.

To apply, please attach your resume to this application and directly contact:

[email protected]

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement