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CAT Scan Technologist, Full Time Evenings at Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Job ID: 146667
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Aug 12, 2022
Work Schedule: 3p-11:30p, on call and rotating weekends

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Per Diem CT - Special Procedures Technologist to join our team in the CT Scan Department in Plainsboro, NJ.

    The Special Procedures Technologist provides diagnostic imaging for specific body parts for the purpose of medical interpretation and/or treatment.

Shift: 

  • 3p-11:30p, on call and rotating weekends

Responsibilities:

  • Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Per Diem CT - Special Procedures Technologist to join our team in the CT Scan Department in Plainsboro, NJ.

    The Special Procedures Technologist provides diagnostic imaging for specific body parts for the purpose of medical interpretation and/or treatment.

    • Interprets physician order, acquire pertinent clinical information for exam, obtain any documentation needed prior to performing exam,
    (i.e. consent, lab work, patient questionnaire, and contraindicated medications, and document exam in a timely manner.)
    • Coordinate with patient floors, other departments, transport, Physician offices and outlying hospitals.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and application of HIS/PAC S system to correctly complete, modify or change procedure as the need arise, add or modify billing codes as necessary, and confirm patient information, procedure, billing and reports are correct in the system.
    • Demonstrates working knowledge to safely operate all CT scanners.
    • Demonstrates the proper positioning of patients, setting appropriate technical factors, and uses appropriate algorithms for processing images and maintains levels at/or below National Repeat Ratios.
    • Produces routine and complex radiographic: Computed Tomography images without direct supervision.
    • Assist physicians as necessary to obtain images needed to produce diagnostic results
    • Utilizes proper radiation protective equipment when exposure to radiation is a possibility, while maintaining radiation exposure As Low As Reasonably Achievable(ALARA)
    • Demonstrates safety and health requirements, uses personal protective equipment, when at risk of exposure to blood and body fluids.

    • Reports any safety concern/s by documenting in maintenance log and/or direct reporting to manager any repair needing attention

Credentials:

  • Amer Registry Radiologic Tech (Required)
  • Radiologic Technologist (Required)
  • Graduate of a two-year program in Radiologic Technology at an AMA and CAHEA approved school

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • A minimum of one-year hospital experience working as a CT Tech
  • BLS within 6 mons of hire


    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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