• Cat Scan Techn

    Requisition ID
    2018-13401
    Shift
    Evening/Night
    Category
    Radiology/Radiation Therapy
    Shift Hours AM/PM
    3:00PM-8:00AM
    Department
    SJ CAT SCAN
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

     

     

     Job Overview

     

    Responsible for performing routine CT exams in either inpatients and/or outpatients setting in accordance with established protocols for position, image quality, and radiation safety. Utilizes a variety of equipment including CT Scanners, power injectors, as well as computers and various software programs to enter patient related information into hospital databases. Contributes to the overall excellence of the department through commitment to personal excellence in technical and interpersonal skill.

    Responsibilities

    Practices ionizing/non-ionizing radiation safety, and MRI safety on patient and self through shielding, selection of exposure factors, and personnel monitoring. Prepares, operates, and cares for equipment and other technical instruments used for patient positioning, administration of contrast, patient monitoring, and image acquisition. Obtains and evaluates images for technical quality and participates in quality/performance improvement activities. Follows infection control policies and procedures. Assumes responsibility for room setup and general cleanliness. Maintains proper documentation for clinical procedures in accordance with departmental policies. Proficient in all hospital software pertaining to patient workflow. Assists doctors and nurses and initiates life support if needed. Demonstrates commitment to professional development which includes CME's and in-services. Meets all required competencies for department, unit and/or hospital. Responsible for performing all other duties as assigned. Special Projects

    Qualifications

    Work requires a High School diploma or equivalent. Work requires the level of knowledge normally acquired through completion of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology. ARRT in Cat Scan (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist) required within twelve months of working in that modality. State of New Jersey licensure in Radiologic technology required. Requires the analytical ability to resolve problems that require the use of basic specific, mathematical, or technical principles and in depth experience based knowledge. Requires the ability to explain clinical, technical, and diagnostic procedures to patients and their families.

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