Company: Legacy Health
Posted on: January 21, 2023
Job ID: 22-29993
Type: Regular Full-Time
Salmon Creek Medical Ctr campus
Your calm presence and expert knowledge of the human body eases
patient anxiety; your attention to detail and patient safety are
critical to providing diagnostic imaging that contributes to the
best possible patient outcomes. If you see your role as a CT
Technologist as more than performing imaging procedures; if you
view your work as an important part of making life better for
others, you may be a perfect fit for this opportunity within the
The CT Technologist performs imaging procedures according to
physician's orders, utilizing knowledge and judgment in regard to
exposure factors, imaging technique, and patient treatment.
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center is Southwest Washington's most
modern hospital, offering the latest technology in a setting
designed for comfort and care for the whole family. We feature
innovations in joint replacement, robotic surgery, pelvic health
for women, cancer care, intensive care for newborns, neurosurgery,
medical care for children and more.
IMAGING : Provides quality images with accuracy and efficiency,
using optimal skills and knowledge of all equipment.
Competency in the field of CT.
Positions patient for diagnostic imaging according to department
procedures, training, and machine requirements.
Operates imaging equipment, determines and sets exposure factors,
sets technique utilizing all relevant factors to ensure accurate
and quality images with minimal and acceptable repeat rates.
Uses computer image processing to select and optimize images.
Processes and presents images and related patient information to
radiologist for diagnosis.
Assists with patient transport by moving patients using standard
DOCUMENTATION : Gathers complete documentation of all pertinent
information to provide accurate and timely service to
Identifies patient by checking patient's I.D., full name and
medical record number according to department procedure.
Reviews patient chart and orders to insure correct examination.
Labels images completely with demographic, position and other
Logs activities, gathers charging information and charges exams as
Follows department and hospital procedures and policies.
Performs quality control and quality assurance, records results and
reports variance from normal equipment function.
Performs medication reconciliation on patients receiving IV
PERSONAL & PATIENT CARE AND SAFETY : Provides for personal and
patient care and safety using professional judgment in accordance
with written standards so there is no injury to self or others.
Protects patients and others in the area by using proper machine
settings and radiation safety standards.
Practices universal and blood and body fluid precautions, and
sterile practices according to procedures.
Communicates and uses knowledge of related anatomy and physiology
to insure appropriate and effective care to neonate, pediatric,
adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Maintains awareness of patient status and takes appropriate actions
to meet their needs.
Starts IV's using proper technique and administers medications
under the direction of the LIP.
PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR : Practices professional communications,
appearance, conduct, punctuality, attendance and attitude that
leads to physician, patient and co-worker respect and
Informs and educates patient and/or family of all needed
information concerning the exam performed.
Uses professional judgment and presents a professional image of
competency to customer and staff.
Maintains professional appearance, punctuality, flexibility,
confidentiality and guest relations.
Handles stressful situations in ways that promote positive
Takes personal initiative to maintain current in education
(journals, books, inservices seminars, etc.) in all specialty areas
Participates in presenting professional information to
As required to obtain ARRT.
One year previous experience in the field of CT preferred.
Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems
applicable to job functions.
LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
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