Kaiser Permanente CT Technologist in Largo, Maryland
Performs computerized tomography (CT) examinations of patients as requested by referring physicians.
Greets patient, confirms image to be taken, explains procedure to patient, and is sensitive to patient's anxiety about procedure.
Reviews patient's medical history prior to performing CT procedure and confirms that patient has signed a contrast media consent form.
Positions patient on examination table and monitors patient's condition during examination.
Introduces intravenous contrast material as directed by radiologist.
Controls and adjusts CT equipment to assure that images meet requirements.
Maintains equipment and examination room, stores film, and keeps inventory of related supplies.
Prepares patient information files showing patient's name, date of CT examination, referring physician, and nature of examination.
Prepares and submits reports showing the number and type of examinations.
Performs other related duties as directed.
Required to travel to DCSM Center
One (1) year of experience as a CT Technologist or registry eligible ARRT advanced certification in CT required; however, for new hires in classification, certification must be obtained within 12 months of hire.
Two (2) years of recent experience as a Radiological technologist with ARRT required.
Graduate of a certified/accredited ARRT program required.
Specialized training in computerized tomography required.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
Certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technology required.
ARRT advanced certification in CT required or within 12 months of employment for new hires.
Licensed in appropriate jurisdiction required.
Venipuncture competency checks off or must acquire competency check off within 3 months of hire.
BLS certification required.
Current on CEUs with ARRT required.
Required to stand, push, pull and lift patients.
Position requires ability to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption and attend to tasks for 20 to 45 minutes at a time.
Must be able to adjust routine to accommodate patient or department without affecting departmental flow.
In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, lift at least 50 pounds, hear, speak, and see.
May be required to lift objects heavier then 50 pounds, perform difficult manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination skills, walk and stand for prolonged periods, see objects closely and hear normal sounds with some background noises.
Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
Knowledge of customer focused service requirements of the organization.
Ability to communicate pleasantly and effectively with members and coworkers.
Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.
TITLE: CT Technologist
LOCATION: Largo, Maryland
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.