CT Technologist PRN

HCA Macon , GA 31201

Posted 1 week ago

Coliseum Health System is currently seeking a CT Technologist for a PRN, as needed opportunity.

Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider the Coliseum Medical Center, committed to building a health community across the greater Macon area. The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on improving the health and quality of life for residents in the communities we serve. To accomplish such goal, we aim to identify top talent aligned with our values and dedicated to cultivating our mission. We invite you to learn more about the fantastic opportunity, who we are and how you can join our dynamic team!

Why Coliseum?

Founded in 1971, Coliseum Medical Centers has grown to be a leader in healthcare for Middle GA. We are a 310 bed facility, offering a 24-hour emergency room with specialized pediatric care, inpatient and outpatient surgery options, rehabilitation programs, behavioral health and diagnostic services. In the last 40 years, Coliseum has been at the forefront of medical technology by being the first hospital to provide cutting edge diagnostics, surgical procedures and treatments. We want you to join our tradition of excellence!

Why HCA?

For us, it's all about people. We are committed to advancing nursing across the organization by nurturing our nurses through education, professional development and defined pathways for personal and professional growth. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You've come to the right place.

For those who fit our dynamic, patient-focused culture, we offer advantages like:

  • Our employees enjoy competitive salaries.

  • Get started on the right foot with our comprehensive orientation process.

  • Making a move? We offer relocation assistance.

  • Specialty specific educators provide valuable mentorship.

  • Enjoy working in state of the art/newly renovated nursing units.

  • We value continued learning and offer tuition reimbursement.

  • You will benefit greatly from our unit-based councils.

  • Our wide-ranging benefit package is designed to empower your total well-being.

  • Dedicated to nursing excellence and patient-centered care, we have a collaborative approach to quality and safety.

Being a part of HCA Healthcare provides unprecedented career opportunity including the ability to move within 178 hospitals and 1,800 sites of care located in 20 states and the United Kingdom.

Benefits

We offer you a generous compensation package including: competitive pay, paid time off, 401k, medical, dental vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment and employee stock purchase plan.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Radiologist, performs Radiology Services procedures at a technical level requiring no constant supervision of technical detail. Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures required. Recognizes the purpose employment is to prioritize the patient as number one, and to put forth the utmost quality as a Technologist. Performs examinations on patients of various ages from neonate to geriatric.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1.Selects and operates equipment, selecting proper technical factors on an individual patient basis, selects and loads proper film cassettes, using film markers correctly and consistently, develops film as required.
2.Transfers and properly position patients for examinations in order to obtain desired radiographic results according to physician specifications. Provides immobilization as required and protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
3.Assist physicians in performance of examinations by mixing and pouring contrast media, administering contrast media, holding and turning patients, assisting in sterile procedures, and other related duties as required.
4.Performs a variety of clerical tasks to include; pulling jackets, inputting/editing exams, and completion of requisition prior to setting films to be read.
5.Receives verbal orders for examinations from a responsible practitioner in keeping with the state license.
6.Demonstrates Customer Service principles and behaviors appropriately.
7.Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
8.Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
9.Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.
10. Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
11. Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
12. Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
13. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

  • Associate Degree or equivalent in Radiological Technology required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • ARRT (R) registry required (CT) within six (6) months of hire date
  • BLS AHA Healthcare Provider required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, positioning, radiographic techniques, and radiation protection concepts and techniques - Required

  • Knowledge of radiographic physics, knowledge of medical terminology- Required

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, positioning, radiographic techniques, and radiation protection concepts and techniques

  • Knowledge of radiographic physics

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Ability to determine exposure factors to achieve optimum radiographic images with a minimum exposure to patients

  • Ability to examine radiographs for the purpose of evaluation techniques, positions, and other related qualities

  • Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment with patients during radiographic procedures

  • Ability to position patient and adjust equipment to produce desired radiographic

  • Skill in safe and efficient operation of x-ray equipment

  • Ability to deviate from normal techniques when necessary to develop new and better techniques to keep the department up to date

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