Tech – CT

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CT/Rad Technologist- Lewisville, TX Shifts Available:  Nights, Mixed, Days Nights:  Friday/Saturday/Sunday: Nights 7pm -7am Days:  Friday/Saturday/Sunday : Days 7am-7pm Mixed :  Friday/Saturday/Sunday:  Shifts vary  Medical City Lewisville   Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a full-service medical and surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services. We are licensed for 186 patient beds. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. We are proud that more than 360 physicians and over 800 healthcare associates have chosen to make Medical City Lewisville their professional home. Our supportive environment, advanced technologies, and innovative medicines allow them to best treat you – our treasured patients – with the highest quality health care in a comfortable and compassionate setting.   Job Summary: Associate performs quality diagnostic procedures in an accurate and timely fashion.  He/she operates CT and X-ray equipment and processes image as required.  Associate prepares CT room, equipment, supplies and medication as indicated for the procedure/exam being performed.   He/she practices proper radiation safety techniques on all exams and ensures his/her direct reports and other staff members follow the same precautions.  Associate maintains safe environment for patients, co-workers and visitors.  Supports and helps achieve the departmental and hospital goals.  Provides services to all age groups (infant to geriatric).     Job Duties and Responsibilities: ·          Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities. ·          Prepares room, equipment, medicine and materials as needed for patients. ·          Cleans and disinfects CT room and equipment. ·          Observes proper radiation safety techniques on all exams. ·          Prepares Barium preparation and other CT contrast mixtures for the procedures. ·          Prepares patient for CT exam – explains procedures, transfers patient to table, positions patient and assists patient at the end of the procedure. ·          Processes image in accordance with industry standards and  techniques. ·          Follows prescribed techniques in administering CT procedure/exam (adjust equipment; determines proper KVP & mA, positions patient, adjust lead shield and selects proper scanning parameters). ·          Observes patient and machine during procedure and reports unusual occurrences and records patient’s condition. ·          Maintains stock supplies and performs general office duties, (i.e., proper charge codes, procedures completed.) ·          Inspects and reports equipment/room for any malfunctions within his/her shift. ·          Transports patients as necessary. ·          Takes call as required. ·          Assists with other duties as assigned by the AVP/Director and or Imaging Manager/Supervisor/Lead Tech. ·          Performs all CT procedures on patient between the ages of infancy to Geriatric. ·          Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities. ·          Serves as a clinical resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care ·          Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients. ·          Efficiently operates the PACS. ·          Provides excellent customer service to our patients, visitors, staff and co-workers. ·          Performs Point of Care Testing for Urine HCG and Creatinine.  Calculates GFR. ·          Lab draws as necessary. ·          Attends staff meetings and in-services. ·          Completes educational activities as assigned. ·          Follows proper procedure for infection control. Qualifications/License/Certifications ·          Must have current license American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R)(CT).  If associate does not hold advanced certification, associate shall obtain within 6 months of hire/promotion or completion of training program. RECENT ACUTE CARE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED IN SPECIALTY. ·          Must have current Texas license Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT). ·          Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) Certification   Education: ·          Graduate of an Accredited Radiologic Technology Program or equivalent with appropriate state licensure and National Registry(s).    Benefits: Student Loan Repayment Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs Paid Personal Leave 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service) Identity Theft Protection discounts Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options Adoption Assistance Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)  Selling Points:   – Scenic Lakeside Parks: Enjoy leisurely walks or picnics by Lewisville Lake Park, offering a peaceful retreat near Medical City Lewisville.   – Vibrant Cultural Scene: Explore local art galleries, theaters, and cultural events, providing enriching experiences outside the hospital environment.   – Thriving Dining Options: Indulge in diverse culinary delights at nearby restaurants, offering a range of cuisines to satisfy various tastes after a rewarding day of nursing.   – Recreational Trails: Stay active with the extensive trail systems around Lewisville, providing opportunities for hiking, jogging, or cycling to promote a healthy work-life balance.   – Community Events: Engage in community gatherings and events that foster connections with fellow residents, contributing to a sense of belonging and well-being.   – Proximity to Dallas: Access the dynamic city of Dallas easily for shopping, entertainment, and a broader array of cultural activities during your downtime.   – Shopping Destinations: Enjoy retail therapy at local shops and malls, offering a mix of boutique stores and well-known brands for a diverse shopping experience.   – Sports and Fitness Facilities: Stay fit and active with nearby sports facilities, gyms, and recreational centers to support a healthy lifestyle outside of work hours.   – Family-Friendly Environment: Benefit from a family-friendly community with excellent schools and parks, making it an ideal location for nurses with families.   – Festivals and Events: Experience the vibrant local scene with festivals and community events, providing opportunities to unwind and connect with others in a festive atmosphere.