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CT-Spec Procedures Tech (Per Diem, Evenings)

Job ID: 162991
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States

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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:

  • Provides Diagnostic imaging of specific body part for the purpose of medical interpretation and/or treatment.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates the positioning of patients, setting appropriate technical factors, and uses appropriate algorithms for processing images and maintains levels at/or below National Repeat Ratios. Able to safely move/assist patient into the CT table often requiring lifting the patient or sliding from a stretcher to the CT table Produces routine and complex radiographic Computed Tomography images without direct supervision. Assist physicians as necessary to obtain images needed to produce diagnostic results: Demonstrates the positioning of patients, setting appropriate technical factors, and uses appropriate algorithms for processing images and maintains levels at/or below National Repeat Ratios. Demonstrates proper protocol for procedures. Demonstrates compliance to safety and radiation policies for the protection of patients, staff, physicians, visitors, and self. 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. Fills out proper paperwork if exposure occurs. Reports any safety concern by documenting in maintenance log and/or direct reporting to manager any repair needing attention. Reviews Radiation Safety policies annually. Demonstrates working knowledge to safely operate all CT scanners. Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot technical problems, document in logbook needed repair and place appropriate service call if applicable Reports equipment failure to manager. Demonstrates responsibility in correct equipment use, and avoids intentional misuse and breakage. Demonstrates ability to manage exams and workflows. 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. Demonstrate ability to coordinate with patient floors, other departments, transport, Physician offices and outlying hospitals. Demonstrate ability to adapt to changing workload and environment. Patient waiting times and report turnaround times are kept to a minimum based on workload, and patient conditions. Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile techniques. Demonstrates knowledge and application of HIS/PACS 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 ability to check daily work list, access previous exams as needed, and schedule patients as required.

Credentials:

  • Amer Registry Radiologic Tech (Required)
  • Radiologic Technologist (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

    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.

    Live Your Life's Work

    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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