CT TECHNOLOGIST II - AR GOULD

Job Number 67310
Posted 11/7/2019
Account Northern Light AR Gould Hospital
Department Rad - Diagnostic ARG
Location |ME| AR Gould Hospital, ME 04769
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Variable
Hours Variable
Job Details
GENERAL DESCRIPTION/MISSION STATEMENT:

The staff CT Technologist performs CT scan examinations of selected portions of the anatomy as requested by the clinician. The CT Scan Technologist is expected to perform a variety of procedures with the knowledge and ability to apply a prescribed amount of x-radiation for the purpose of obtaining diagnostic quality CT scans for interpretation by the radiologist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1. Performs CT scan procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and procedures within standard time frames.

2. Maintains equipment in good operating condition and operates equipment according to department and manufacturer's recommendations.

3. Prepares ando rients patients to the procedures.

4. Is cooperative and helpful in a clear and courteous manner to co-workers, staff, patients and visitors.

5. Maintains and exhibits a current knowledge of CT scan technology and participates in continuing education.

6. Performs radiologic procedures in accordance with departmental protocols when not assigned to CT scan duties.

7. Keeps current on issues with radiation safety does and patient care.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

1. Current registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R(RT) and R(CT)(or registry eligible).To keep position must become R(CT) within 18 months.

2. Current licensure by the State of Maine as required by the Medical Radiation Health and Safety Act.

AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Eight hours per day on a rotating schedule with periodic overtime, must participate in weekend, holiday and on-call rotation in CT.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Must be proficient in all assigned aspects of general CT scanning and radiation protection, with two to five years experience is preferred but not necessary.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

High school graduate or equivalent. Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic training in an AMA approved program and the ability to meet the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (AART). Obtain Board Certification. BLS is required within the first week of employment. Employees must maintain CPR certification throughout employment when in a clinical position. De-escalation and workplace violence training will be completed at hire prior to release from orientation.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

Respect for fellow employees and supervisors; integrity and ethical behavior; service quality aimed at customers, physicians, and patients;and excellence in achieving higher performance standards. Willingness to compromise and to work co-operatively.

PHYSICAL DEMAND REQUIREMENTS:

1. Standing 4 -7 hours/day

2. Walking 4 -7 hours/day

3. Lifting over 50 lbs with good body mechanics or 25 - 50 lbs with improper body mechanics

4. Twisting,infrequent, 1 - 120 twists/day

5. Bending,infrequent, 1 -120 bends/day

6. Endurance,moderate energy requirements

7. Wristposition, slight deviation

8. Pinching,moderate, 130 - 480 pinches/day

9. Manual dexterity is frequent with fine motor skills required

10. Right and left handedness 70 - 100% of the job cycle

11. Both handedness up to 35 % of the job cycle

12. Near and far vision requires 20/40

13. Visual depth perception, moderate

14. Hearing requires hearing whispered voice at 20 feet

15. Infections,frequent exposure

16. Speech,frequent, clear speaking ability required





Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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