PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
Provide diagnostic CT studies officially and completely for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomical and physiologic disorders under the direction and supervision of Radiologist while maintaining professional ethics.
Duty 1: Selects proper technique and protocols pertaining to the CT scan. Able to tailor protocols depending on the patients abilities/inabilities, in order to achieve the highest imaging quality.
Duty 2: Consistently able to multi-task, work in a timely manner and adjust to busy or stressful situation easily and calmly.
Duty 3: Demonstrates knowledge of the department and management line of authority and follows proper lines of communication. Shows good problem solving skills and seeks guidance and direction as necessary.
Duty 4: Regularly strives to educate themselves regarding new procedures equipment etc… within the CT Department and shows willingness to learn new procedures.
Duty 5: Coordinates with other departments, radiologist, and offices to enhance the imaging productivity, customer satisfaction, and referral pattern.
Duty 6: Explains procedures to patient ensuring understanding comfort, safety and privacy as well as inquiring of patient, and /or representative, a thorough medical history, as it pertains to procedure being done.
Duty 7: Adheres to all policies, procedures, rules and regulations as they pertain to the department and/or regulatory agencies.
Duty 8: Finishes all work prior to leaving shift (including stocking and cleaning rooms) and completes all computer and paperwork prior to starting exam. Discharges patient with proper information.
Duty 9: Demonstrates complete working knowledge of the CT scan hardware, software, and other hospital programs such as PACS.
This position requires a full range of body motion including handling and lifting of patients. Associate must be able to lift intermittently 50 pounds or more throughout the day. Total lifting time per day is approximately one (l) hour. This position requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. The position does require some bending, kneeling and twisting. The associate must be able to push and pull the patient while providing treatment. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range to provide efficient patient care. Individual must have excellent eye/hand coordination and finger dexterity to operate equipment and to perform injections. The associate must be able to tolerate a cold work environment of 68 degrees. Individual must be able to work by themselves to take on-call and weekend assignments.
This position is classified “at risk” for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)