Ct/Xray Technologist II

Unitypoint Health Bettendorf , IA 52722

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

Under general supervision performs professional duties in the application of Computerized Tomography and Diagnostic Radiology services. Demonstrates proficiency in performing all CT exams, and Diagnostic Radiology exams, administering contrast media and other related patient care services.

UnityPoint Health

  • Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity's hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa

  • Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.

Responsibilities

Job Performance

  • Correctly performs all prescribed CT procedures in an efficient

  • Correctly performs all prescribed Radiology procedures in an efficient manner

  • Is able to work independently and critique exams.

  • Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures and the administration of contrast media.

  • Is able to work independently and critique exams.

  • Can navigate working in CT and X-ray during assigned shift

  • Utilizes good judgment to plan effectively and solve problems

Patient Care

  • Provides patient education as needed for exam and ensures all consents and forms are signed prior to exam/procedure as indicated.

  • Demonstrates competence in age appropriate care coordination

  • Obtains and records patient history and interprets physician orders correctly

  • Correctly tracks, orders, and charges exams in an efficient manner

Quality Improvement

  • Is cognizant of radiation safety to self and others.

  • Assures equipment is operational prior to patient care

  • Reports any malfunction of equipment to appropriate personnel (clinical specialist/manager)

  • Logs in technical information and completes necessary reports/survey complying with all regulatory agencies and hospital policy/protocol.

  • Participates in hospital-wide process improvements

Qualifications

Education: Graduate of JRCERT approved school for Radiologic Technology with equivalent training and experience as required by the licensing bodies.

Experience: 1-2 Years in Diagnostic Radiology. 3-5 Years in CT and Diagnostic Radiology. Previous experience as a CT technologist is preferred.

License(s)/Certification(s): Is registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in both Radiology and CT. Holds a current license or conditional license from the State of Illinois Emergency Management Agency and/or the Iowa Department of Public Health. CPR certification required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Accountability, Adaptability, Collaboration, Communication - written & verbal, Decision making, Flexibility, Customer/patient focused, Interpersonal skills, Independent Judgment & Decision Making, Managing priorities/deadlines, Planning and organizing skills, Problem-solving and analytical ability, Professionalism, Relationship management, Self-Development, Teamwork, Technical Aptitude - ability to learn new systems quickly.

Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

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