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CT Technologist - CEC Holcombe(Varied Shifts)PRN

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/7/2017
Job Title: 
CT Technologist - CEC Holcombe(Varied Shifts)PRN
Job Category:   Clinical:Equipment Tech
Location:   Houston
Texas
 
Job Description:   **CT Technologist - CEC Holcombe(Varied Shifts)PRN** **Description** **BaylorSt. Luke’s Medical Center** A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University. **Position Summary:** Operates diagnostic equipment and performs a variety of technical diagnostic imaging procedures related to CT. Provides patient orientation, procedure explanation, and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Performs complete diagnostic imaging tests inclusive of positioning patient, calibration of equipment, and documentation of findings, with the direction of the imaging supervisor/manager. Assists patients with basic patient care needs. **Qualifications** **Education:** Associate’s Degree **Licensure/Certification:** Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists – ARRT (R ) (CT); must maintain current Certified by Texas Department of Health as Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist – MRT; must maintain current CPR/BLS certification **Minimum Experience:** One (1) year experience as a Radiographer **Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilties:** Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, visitors, physicians and other hospital personnel. Must have good written and oral communication skills **PositionResponsibilities:** 1. Performs CT exams on patients according to the specific departmental procedure protocols under the direction of the Medical Director. 2. Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards 3. Problem-solves equipment failure and imaging quality and contacts service representative or CES regarding equipment problems 4. Ensures that daily equipment and room maintenance are performed during/ after each procedure, and that special precautions and measures are performed to ensure infection control standards. 5. Completes all quality checks and Ensures that equipment logs are maintained 6. Completes all clinical supply inventories, ensuring that each diagnostic room is complete with the necessary supplies required to perform the procedure 7. Actively Participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests 8. Reviews the physician orders to verify the type of diagnostic test requested and that the indication for the procedure is consistent 9. Communicates with Radiologist to obtain proper exam protocol/test design. 10. Provides specific diagnostic test information to the patient ensuring that the patient is aware of the diagnostic test involvement. 11. Performs Point of Care testing for lab tests according to hospital guidelines. 12. Effectively starts IVs following hospital guidelines. 13. Completes the diagnostic examination and all image post processing. 14. Demonstrates competency in PACS process and Performs daily QA process 15. Completes image processing, including supporting documentation of logs, demographic and diagnostic information required for departmental, hospital and patient record documentation. 16. Responsible for monitoring and recording radiation dose levels. 17. Notifies Radiologist with any diagnostic findings, which warrant communication. **Job** Allied Health **Primary Location** TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** PRN **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0112242
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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