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Cat Scan-Angio Tech - PPMC

Job ID: 219622
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: shift 1

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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?

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) has an outstanding opportunity for a Cat Scan-Angio Tech to join the Radiology team and work alongside some of the best medical providers in Philadelphia. 

PPMC, the Philadelphia region’s top Level 1 Trauma Center, has an outstanding record of medical accomplishments, placing our patients at the core of everything we do. The “how” is important to us – how we treat our patients and each other, how we raise the bar every day to achieve excellence and how we contribute to the health of the community around us. PPMC has a community feel but is also part of the larger academic and research-based institution that is Penn Medicine. By joining PPMC, you get the best of both worlds and a genuine commitment to your professional growth and development.  


The CT Technologist provides technical services and coverage for the Cat scan department, performing all ordered scans on both the 4 slice and 64 slice CT machines, and administering contrast when ordered, by approved protocol


    1.Performs all Ct studies listed in the order master, for CT: The employee is familiar with the protocols, procedures and techniques for each and every CT study done at Penn-Presbyterian.

    2. Performs contrast as well as non-contrast studies, as ordered.

    3. When required, performs IV starts, according to Hospital procedure, with skill and minimal patient discomfort. Determines patency of IV placement, before initiating power injector contrast.

    4. Administers oral and/ or IV Contrast as per Departmental Protocol, or as directed by written Physician order.

    5. Completes all screening forms and Med reconciliation documents, submits these to Pharmacy for review, before contrast administration.

    6. Operates CT equipment according to procedure, and always makes patient safety a first priority.

    5. Practices proper radiation protection techniques, by wearing radiation badge at all times, body apron and thyroid shield, when necessary, shields patient

    Minimum Certifications

     Registry and/or Licenses Required: Must receive AART Certification within one year of hire.

    • Amer Registry Radiologic Tech (Required)

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    Degree Requirements and Minimum Experience Required: A Graduate of an AART approved school of Radiographic Technology and a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a healthcare environment with direct patient contact required.

      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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