CT Special Imaging Tech

  • Samaritan Health Services
  • 930 SW Abbey St Newport Oregon 97365 United States
  • Posted: Feb 10, 2019
As needed Allied Health

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Performs high-quality computerized axial tomography procedures within the scope of state licensure at a technical and professional level that does not require direct supervision. Performs appropriate patient evaluation and uses proper technical factors for diagnostic image production.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Diagnostic Imaging teams at Samaritan Health Services use state-of-the-art imaging technology while providing health care teams with the information needed for a fast, accurate diagnosis. Imaging services include: X-Ray, Fluoroscopy, Bone Density, CT Scan, Digital Mammography, MRI, and Ultrasound services.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Current ARRT RT(R) credential required. If registry eligible, credential within six (6) months of hire required.
    • Current ARRT (CT) credential within one (1) year of hire required.
    • Current unencumbered Oregon license in Radiologic Technology required. If a new graduate, temporary license upon hire and permanent license within six (6) months of hire required.
    • Healthcare Provider BLS required.
    • Experience in a hospital setting preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Adaptability/Flexibility/Social Perceptiveness: Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers. Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent situations that may arise with diverse patient populations, as well as adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients. Possess sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
    • Communication/Medical Terminology: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Knowledge of medical records, procedures, and terminology.
    • Confidentiality/Health Information Technology: Knowledge of and ability to comply with State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information and how it applies to health information technology.
    • Customer Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Safety/Mechanical: Knowledge of safety practices and procedures, as well as knowledge of equipment and systems and the ability to promote safe and secure operations.
    • Stress Management/Problem Solving/Time Management: Ability to maintain patience and composure in high stress/difficult situations. Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to be completed within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Rarely
(1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally
(11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently
(34 - 66% of the time)

Continually
(67 – 100% of the time)

CLIMB - LADDER

KNEEL (on knees)

CRAWL (hands & knees)

SIT

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

SQUAT Repetitive

REACH- Upward

PINCH Fingers

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

WALK - INCLINE

BEND FORWARD at waist

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH -Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

GRASP Hand/Fist

PUSH (60 or more pounds force)

PULL (60 or more pounds force)

None specified