JOB SUMMARY: Performs computerized tomographic procedures for the diagnosis of disease and injury according to protocols established by radiologists.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares and positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately. Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations. Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity. Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted. Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines. Collects pertinent patient history and documents on requisition. Checks for accuracy of ordered exams by comparing to written physician order. Verifies correct patient by using two forms of identity verification, prior to injecting patient or starting exam. Maintains patient confidentiality per established CHN policies regarding HIPAA rights and practices. Completes consent forms as indicated per procedure. Completes pregnancy forms, oxygen transportation forms, medication reconciliation forms. Inputs and processes requisitions. Inputs all pertinent information and provides image/film history to radiologists for review and comparison. Starts intravenous access as needed, and performs I.V. injections using proper technique. Understands how to treat patients with infiltrated IV sites. Understands management of patients with elevated Creatinine levels. Maintains proper oxygen therapy on patients who require oxygen. Maintains skills required to change oxygen tanks. Must be able to use masks and nasal canula. Adjusts rate of O2 flow with mask/nasal canula according to written physician orders. Secures, transports, and secures e-cylinders. Maintains radiation safety for women of childbearing age, in accordance with existing imaging department standards. Documents patient education on requisition or worksheet as appropriate.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Certification Required: ARRT- R&N (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist) and AZ Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners (MRTBE). Certification Required: ARRT- CT; obtain CT certification within 2 years of hire/transfer date. Certification Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association.
EDUCATION: Required: Graduate of an accredited radiology program.
WORK EXPERIENCE: Required: One (1) year experience as a radiologic technologist. Preferred: Previous CT experience.
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Josephs Micro Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Nights
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Internal Number: 2105008196
About Carondelet St. Josephs Micro Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.
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