RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (CT)

Job Locations US-AK-Wrangell
Job ID
2021-5143
Category
RADIOLOGY
Type
Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE)

About Us:

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

 

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

 

Job Overview:

Perform radiographic exams, including Computed Tomography (CT) and radiography works independently in performing these modalities.  Collaborate with radiologists, providers, and other technologists to improve patient care.  Provides call services on a rotational basis.  Apply previous computer experience to new applications for imaging and record keeping.  May be required to travel to provide services at clinics throughout the Consortium. Understand that inadequate communication with the patient, provider, and radiologist can adversely affect patient health.  Creatively works with other SEARHC staff to solve problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs diagnostic CT exams of human anatomy.  Places IVs for contrast injections.  Follows protocols set by the radiologist. Performs daily QA/QC on CT equipment. Receives patient, explains procedure, and creates a safe environment for the patient through good communication skills.  Accurately inputs pertinent medical information into EHR, RIS/PACS, and other systems as necessary. Is very familiar with power injectors and appropriate use.  Understands various types of contrast media and their use.
  • Performs diagnostic x-ray examinations of human anatomy.  Follows standard positions and protocols, and views prescribed by SEARHC radiologists.   Receives patients, explains procedures and utilizes standardized techniques, settings, and positions to accomplish acceptable results.
  • Office Duties. Performs office jobs including, but not limited to: answering phones, scheduling patients’ exams, printing reports, retrieving charts, researching problems, ordering supplies and helping radiologists and providers. 
  • Responsible for QA and QC for SEARHC imaging modalities. Documents: amount of contrast administered, exam performed and other information as required by the Joint Commission standards.

Qualifications:

Education

  • Graduation from an accredited Radiography School

Experience

  • 2 years’ experience Radiography
  • 1 year experience CT

License/Certifications

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) certified
  • CT certification required
  • Must complete annual educational requirements for licenses/certifications in areas where you function i.e, CT dose

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology used in standard radiographic and CT exams. 
  • Extensive knowledge of radiation physics and protection (ALARA).  
  • Extensive understanding and knowledge of CT (computed tomography).
  • Considerable knowledge of digitized imaging and multiple computer systems.

Skills

  • Skilled at independently performing radiographic and CT exams
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Skilled in organizing and cleaning work areas and maintaining equipment in serviceable condition.

Abilities

  • Able to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with radiologists, providers, patients, computer technologists, and SEARHC staff. 
  • Able to perform multiple tasks in a small department. 
  • Able to learn new imaging exams as required by radiologists or providers.

 

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