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Performs various CT Scans and assists Radiologist during performance of invasive procedures for diagnostic purposes. The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. WORK PERFORMED JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Directly assists Radiologist during all aspects of invasive procedures and performs CT scan examinations as directed by the Radiologist. 2. Communicates clinical observations during CT Scan examinations to Radiologist. Presents clinical history as recorded on appropriate documentation to Radiologist. 3. Demonstrates competency in the knowledge of the RIS/HIS modules appropriate to their job responsibilities. 4. Injects contrast for CT Scans in accordance with department policy. Patient CT questionnaire is completed for each patient and reviewed prior to start of exam. 5. Performs 3-D imaging functions. 6. Provides educational information to the patient regarding their examination. 7. Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in inservices and/or continuing education programs. 8. Accurately adheres to downtime procedures to assure appropriate information is available resulting in excellent continuity of care for patients. 9. Knowledgeable regarding patient condition, history and appropriate background and information pertinent to proposed examination. Entity Network Job Class Code Number 1100 10. Accountable for quality of digital images sent to PACS. Verify correct patient is selected from worklist, ensures accuracy of Medical Record information prior to being sent to PACS. 11. Responsible for the success of the department to achieve hospital designated Press Ganey score. Every patient should receive patient education. 12. Annual peer review of images meets department standards. 13. Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/Entity as well as the proper release of information. 14. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements. 15. Demonstrates/models the Networks Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external). 16. Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety. 17. Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices. 18. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code. 19. Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated. OTHER FUNCTIONS: 1. Assists in gathering and recording data for the Radiology Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Program. 2. Schedules patients for CT Scans and assists with secretarial duties and pulling film files. 3. Maintains necessary inventory of supplies and appearance of CT Scan Room in accordance to department budget. 4. Responsible for teaching radiology students rotating through CT Scan. 5. Notifies RN of any patient problems or reactions. 6. Event report forms are completed according to hospital guidelines. Patient Safety Hotline is notified in a timely manner. 7. Other related duties as assigned. PHYSICIAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Frequent use of hands and fingers to operate equipment and chart information. Sitting for up to 5 hours in 30 minute increments. Standing and walking for up to 3 hours in 15 minute increments. Pushing, pulling, and lifting of patients up to 300 pounds with assistance. Occasional stooping, lifting and raising arms above shoulder level. Lifting and moving of objects up to 30 pounds. Hearing as it relates to normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to normal vision. POTENTIAL ON-THE-JOB RISKS: 1. Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature. 2. Continuous exposure to infection and/or contagious diseases when working with patients (risk minimized by adherence to universal precautions). 3. Potential risk for back injury due to lifting (risk minimized using body mechanics techniques according to the guidelines and inservices established by the Hospital Safety Officer). 4. Minimum to frequent exposure to ionizing radiation (risk minimized by adherence to State mandate radiation safety protection codes). 5. Minimal exposure to hazardous chemicals (risk minimized by adherence to Right-to-Know Laws). 6. Frequent exposure to electrical equipment (risk minimized by adherence to electrical safety procedures). 7. Frequent exposure to latex products. 8. Employees who work in patient care areas where they may have potential exposure to patients with suspected or proven tuberculosis (TB) must have the ability to wear a particulate respirator and be fit-tested in compliance with the current recommendations from the CDC (enforced by OSHA) or must provide physician documentation as to the inability to wear a particulate respirator. SPECIFIC PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: Impervious gowns, gloves, shoe covers, mask, cap, Needleless system, Patient transfer board, lead apron, thyroid shield, lead glasses, film badges. MOST COMPLEX DUTY: To perform CT Scans efficiently and communicate well with patients. Effectively and accurately respond to contrast reactions. SUPERVISION (RECEIVED BY AND/OR GIVEN TO): Supervised by manager/supervisor. COMMUNICATIONS: Radiologists, physicians, nursing units, professional, technical and patients. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to work independently and under pressure. Exhibit good interpersonal skills with peers and staff. QUALIFICATIONS) (MINIMUM) EDUCATION: Graduate from an ARRT recognized education program, or AART registered. Advanced registry in CT required. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: One-year staff technologist experience. Recent CT Scan experience preferred. Advanced CT registry required. Current CPR certification required before completion of orientation. History of computer usage experience required. WORK SCHEDULE: Day shift with middle shift, night shift, weekends and holidays as required based on the needs of the department. On Call for emergencies.
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