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Rad Tech/CT in Olympia, WA at Capital Medical Center

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Position Summary: Performs general radiography imaging studies under the supervision of the Chief Technologist and Director of Imaging Services for our patients in designated time frame. Follows policies and procedures of Capital Medical Center to provide patient care activities and related non-professional services in caring for personal needs and comfort of patients and families. Recognizes and reports patient needs to create a safe and comfortable patient care environment.

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:
1. Ability to meet minimum hospital hiring standards
2. High School Diploma or GED
3. American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Certification (ARRT)
4. WA Radiologic Technologist Certification
5. AHA Healthcare BLS
6. Must have completed CT training.
7. CT certification will be required within 12 months of hire

Essential Job Functions*:
1. Performs daily test checks on the defibrillator. Documents findings in the X-ray code book. Able to trouble shoot equipment, communicate to supervisor, and call service when needed.
2. Prepares and/or administers contrast media, e.g. orally, IV, rectally without cross contamination to the patient and without complications.
3. Prepares and positions patients for interventional CT procedures according to the protocol book and/or as directed by the radiologist.
4. Demonstrates competency in pre-procedural patient assessment, i.e. contrast screening/consent, lab values, H&P, IV insertion, and exam verification. Checks armbands for correct identity of the patient. Completes all appropriate clerical functions associated with each exam. Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures, and administer first aid/CPR when appropriate.
5. Performs all routine/trauma radiological procedures and views according to protocol book and/or as directed by the radiologist. Must be competent in all routine protocols for CT procedures. Technologist trained for clinic rotation must also maintain skill competency for lab i-stat creatinine machine.
6. Prepares equipment for the Operating Room to include C-arms and portable x-ray machines. Possess knowledge and skill with all x-ray machines. Maintains and protects sterile environment when appropriate. Maintains cleanliness, organization of the rooms and of the department, and maintains appropriate supply levels in all rooms. Ensures that all appropriate cabinets are locked according to State Guidelines.
7. Proficient in the use of the Medi-Tech System. Proficient in the use of the PACS and CR.
8. Participates in on-call rotation as needed, response time in accordance with departmental policy.

Essential Physical, Mental and/or Environmental Working Conditions:
1. Must be able to meet the physical/mental demands of position with or without accommodation. See checklist (page 2) for specific physical, mental and environmental working conditions.
2. Must be able to utilize good judgment, demonstrate patience, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
3. Must be able to work in a busy and stressful environment.