CT Technologist PRN Ocala at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/2/2022

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  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Date Posted:
    1/2/2022
  • Job ID:
    21041033
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description
CT Tech PRN AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala
  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN; variable shifts and days of the week
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Performs all exams using established protocols. Uses facility policy for proper identification of patient prior to performing exam. Educates patient concerning exam. Properly screens patients for any contrast allergies
  • Completes all exams in a timely manner, keeps work flow moving, and minimizes empty table time. Follows through after completing exam with communication, transportation and discharge of OP’s
  • Performs all types of imaging procedures and operates all equipment safely and properly including scanners, injectors, monitors, and medical equipment. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to perform scans on patients on all ages, adapting protocols as necessary
  • Properly screens patients of childbearing age, and operates all imaging equipment in a safe manner minimizing radiation exposure to patients, families, and co-workers.  Practices infection control standards, and utilizes approved PPE and disinfectant agents.  Maintains properly stocked, organized and clean room.  Performs QA on CT scanners. Employee job duties may include transport of pharmaceutical waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area.  Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling pharmaceutical waste) to include proper handling and transport of pharmaceutical waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment
  • Reviews all images of all exams, repeating images as necessary for best possible result. If necessary notify physician of emergent findings according to established protocol
  • Uses computer system for ordering, changing, and canceling exams according to protocol. Confirms order matches exam before pushing to PACS or correctly ‘fixes’ exams on workstation or PACS
  • Assists with collection of data entry for all process improvement projects realizing final goals of department.  Maintains a knowledge and understanding of process improvement initiatives for the department
  • Actively participates in exceptional customer service and utilizes Service Recovery techniques for patients and families as needed
  • Maintains radiation protection standards according to (ALARA) principles
  • Assists physicians in cases of adverse reaction, performance of interventional/biopsy procedures using sterile technique and in acute emergencies when necessary
  • May be required to start & maintain viable intravascular access during exams requiring administration of IV contrast material
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Completion of radiologic technology training and A.R.R.T. registration
  • General radiographer state license as required by state if applicable
  • Strongly preferred: Computed Tomography A.R.R.T.(CT) certification
Job Summary:

Under general supervision, primary duties include imaging both neuro and body scans on patients from neonate to geriatric, following the age specific guidelines of the facilities parameters, transmitting images for diagnostic interpretation, and keeping the hospital computer system up to date with the progress of these exams. The CT technologist actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all, while implementing the principles of the facility. 


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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