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Under the direction and supervision of a radiologist/physician performs all procedures within the CT section of the Department of Radiology. Also performs general radiographic examinations as required. Observes all radiation safety guidelines and performs any other duties which assist in the provision of quality patient care according to the mission and values of the health center.
Performs CT imaging examinations, intravenous contrast injections in accordance with hospital guidelines and ensures safety to the patient, public, and self. Prepares equipment and scanning area for patient procedures. Transport or escort patients to and from CT area. Keeps areas stocked at all times and room clean. Technologist cleans equipment per departmental policy after each patient use.
Performs all clerical duties needed to assist in the patient care process and demonstrates proper documentation of all patient care.
Operates and maintains equipment used and records all maintenance in log books, performs quality control testing as required by department quality assurance plan/coordinator
Ensures radiation safety to the patient, public, and self in conjunction with ODH and JC requirements. Educates patients and/or family member to procedure and any other educational requirements.
Maintains competencies of a Radiologic/CT Technologist as required by department, state and federal guidelines.
Adheres to work schedule, and schedules PTO time off per departmental policy. Will be available for rotating emergency call, while also possibly being asked to cover at other facilities within the Mercy Health Youngstown market.Attends departmental staff meetings and in-services as required. Adheres to all - established CareTIME / HR policies.
Cooperates with all personnel in the proper conduct of the department. Maintains ethical relationships. May be requested to assist in the development of techniques for procedures. May assist in the use of a variety of equipment and procedures not routinely employed. Assist others in the department, requests assistance when necessary and demonstrates a team approach to patient care. Assist in developing the skills of students, trainees, or residents.
Delivers on our Promise by always demonstrating excellent patient experience behaviors. Always conveys compassion and respect for the patient/customer and co-worker. Consistently delivers the best service experience utilizing the 5 Foot/10 Foot rule, Messages of Caring Out Loud, AIDET, I- care, and other Mercy Health customer experience tools and behaviors. (Note: Failure to perform satisfactorily in this essential function will block incumbent from a satisfactory performance evaluation rating.
Required Minimum Education: Vocational/Technical Degree
Preferred Education: 2 year Associates Degree
Required: ARRT (R), current BLS Certification, Ohio Department of Health License for Radiologic
Preferred: ARRT (R)(CT) Registered, ACLS preferred,
Experience: 1 year of CT , 2 years of Radiology
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Broad Range of Technical Skills. Detailed level of knowledge of a Radiology/CT modality
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Gathers, organizes, verifies, and analyzes data in the completion of multi-step procedures. Procedures final output within established standards operates complicated equipment.
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We'll also reward your hard work with:
Great health, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
Paid time off
And a lot more
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
All (United States of America)
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at email@example.com.