Aultman Health Foundation CT TECHNOLOGST in Canton, Ohio
Location Aultman Hospital
Department IMAGING SERVICES CT
Schedule Part Time
Shift Varied Shifts
Required Education is above high school diploma or GED
The purpose of this position is to obtain high quality images to assist in the diagnosis and or treatment of our patients.
Maintains current license/certification/registry as mandated.
Completes and adheres to knowledge gained through annual employee education (CPR, competency, safety, etc.).
Adheres to hospital policies of time and attendance.
Offers input for the improvement of patient care.
Maintains confidentiality of information regarding patient, employees, hospital, and physicians.
Shows flexibility in working various shifts and is available for call as assigned.
Makes appropriate recommendations and/or participates in the implementation of change in order to improve overall quality of service.
Recognizes self-responsibility and accountability for own practice.
Works harmoniously with other healthcare personnel.
10.Uses Personal Protective Equipment and utilizes standard precautions (former Universal Precautions) when performing tasks presenting the possibility of exposure to blood or body fluids.
11.Demonstrates an awareness of the continuing changes taking place in the role of this job.
12.Creates and fosters a work environment that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of the Aultman Health Foundation.
13.Supports strategic organizational goals.
14.Abides by the Aultman Code of Conduct at all times.
Identifies each patient and reviews each physician order for consistency of exam ordered with clinical diagnosis and all demographic information. Records pertinent data at all times. (Patient history, explanation of limited examination, etc.)
Relies on extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology and effects of disease process to properly and safely position the patient for maximum diagnostic yield.
Assesses patient condition, ensures patient safety through proper use of support/immobilization devices, and proper transport/transfer technique with regard given to the age of the patient.
Reviews each examination for technical accuracy making sure all of necessary anatomy is included on the study.
Communicates all pertinent information to patient or person responsible.
Dispenses appropriate preparations to patients as indicated by departmental protocol and/or physician order.
Administers contrast according to department protocols and utilizes power injector for IV contrast administration.
Performs POC creatinine testing on outpatients as needed.
Performs IV starts using the appropriate gauge angiocath on patients requiring IV contrast administration.
Utilize the 3D workstation to do P.E. studies, C.T. Urograms, and coronal images of the spine.
Explain exams/procedures to patients and address any questions or concerns.
Assists with examinations of higher complexity and interventional procedures.
Minimum Education ARRT License & ODH Radiographer License
Minimum Experience Preferred one year experience
Leadership Expertise Integrity, honesty, fairness, possesses vision
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Handles emergency and other crisis situations
Subject to interruptions
Subject to long irregular hours
Sits, stands and moves intermittently during working hours
Physical movement; lifting, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, reaching, kneeling, and climbing stairs
Hazardous Exposure Category
Category I – tasks that involve high risk to exposure of blood, body fluids
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.