CT Technologist University of Maryland Capital Region Health Cheverly

Title Ct Technologist
Date 2020
Company University of Maryland Capital Region Health
City Cheverly

Short Description :

Of Maryland as a Medical Radiation Techology Image ManagementAssists with general clerical duties, phones, scheduling, appointments, patient Requires ARRT certification and Maryland licensure as a Radiologic Technologist Utilizes ,…

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What You Will Do:
SIGN-ON BONUS $5,000.00
University of Maryland Capitol Region Health is an integrated not-for-profit, community-owned organization comprised of two hospitals and several other healthcare facilities providing comprehensive, quality healthcare services to the residents of Prince George's County, Maryland and surrounding areas. Both hospitals within University of Maryland Capitol Region Health have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report. University of Maryland Capitol Region Health is the largest healthcare system headquartered in Prince George's County. Facilities: Bowie Health Campus, Family Health and Wellness Center, Glenridge Medical Center, Laurel Regional Hospital and Prince George's Hospital Center. Mission: To provide comprehensive health care of the highest quality to residents and others who use our services while strengthening our relationship with universities, research and healthcare organizations to ensure best-in-class patient care.
This position exists to perform a variety of radiographic procedures under general supervision of departmental supervisor and Radiologist to assist in a diagnosis of disease and/or injury. Performs in either all or one of the following sub-specialties, Computerized Tomography (CT), Mammography, Angiography/Interventional or Ultrasound (Sonography). Requires ARRT certification and Maryland licensure as a Radiologic Technologist.
Serves as a point of contact for referring physicians and patients to resolve delays in care and expedite service
Adheres to and supports Imaging Services for Staffing, Supplies and Equipment/supplies.
Identifies, reports, and takes corrective action for Equipment malfunctions, Quality issues and Adverse events.
Explains process to patient, and instructs and assists patient in assuming physical position for examination. Responds to patient's concerns and questions.
Utilizes appropriate assessment skills prior to performing the Nuclear Medicine procedure and notifies the Physician/Radiologist, when appropriate:
Patient identification
Clinical condition (i.e., pregnant, isolation, risk to fall, etc.)
Special needs (i.e., blind, hard of hearing, limited English speaking)
Correct patient position to obtain the proper view of affected area.
Patient’s understanding of process
Obtains informed consent, when appropriate
Completes worksheet appropriately for all exams.
Performs radiographic and subspecialty procedures as prescribed by a Physician.
Seeks clarification when test request is not clear with the department head and/or physician before tests are administered.
Obtains patient history prior to exam
Selects correct technical factors to obtain optimal film diagnostics.Operates equipment to perform procedures
Performs duties specific to the subspecialty area:
Ultrasound/Sonographer
CT (Computed Tomography) Technologist
Mammographer
Angiographer/Interventional Technologist
Utilizes hospital and radiology order entry software
Follows patient and employee radiation safety procedures.
Safely transports patients to and from Imaging Services.
Documents performance of radiographic procedures in accordance with department policies
Repeat rate for x-ray exams is within department standards. No more than 10% retakes allowed.
Image ManagementAssists with general clerical duties, phones, scheduling, appointments, patient.
Processes film digitally, CR, and wet film processor
Follows procedures to label and store images and film
Ability to locate and view images from PACS
Skills to locate and scan films into PACS system
Follows file room processes
What You Need to Be Successful:
Must be a graduate of a program of radiologic tecnology approved by the Joint Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist; and must be licensed by the State of Maryland as a Medical Radiation Techology.
One (1) year experience as a radiographer.
Must have one year experience as a multi credentialed or multi-modality radiologic science professional.
Must support the second or additional modalities on a routine basis by being available to work in the modiality no less than one tenth (1/10) of the time worked; and must be able to provide on -call coverage for these modalities. The second modality must be recognize through the credentialing process of th A.R.R.T. or equivalent national certifying organization.
Must have the ability to demostrate knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients seved on the assigned unit.
Ability to establish and maintian positive interpersonal relationships at all levels of staff an to function in a highly confidential environment .
Excellent organizational skills requried.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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