Specialty Imaging Technologist - CAT Scan

University Medical Center Of Southern Nevada Las Vegas , NV 89101

Posted 2 months ago

Performs diagnostic exams on patients in the specialized areas of mammography, computed tomography, and special procedures.
Uses specialized equipment, techniques and/or computer programs to perform the work.
Job Requirement Education/Experience:
Successful completion of an AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program.

Valid American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) Registered in Radiography; National Certification in specialty area such as Computed Tomography or Angiography.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING: 1) Valid American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT) Registered in Computed Tomography; 2)Previous 3 (three) years experience in performing CT exams in a Trauma setting and; 3)CT interventional exams on patients.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of:
Procedures and protocols associated with area of assignment; specialized equipment used in area of assignment; radiography protocols and procedures; quality assurance and quality control measures; personal computers; anatomy and physiology of the human body; contrast application and contrast reaction symptoms; venipuncture techniques; department and hospital safety practices and principles; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.
Skill in: Utilizing computers and specialized application software for scanning and diagnostic evaluation; utilizing specialized equipment and techniques for diagnostic evaluation; applying aseptic techniques; positioning patients properly to maximize results; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and VDT screens, hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone.
Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: 10/26/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
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Specialty Imaging Technologist - CAT Scan

University Medical Center Of Southern Nevada