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CT Technologist - CT Scanning

Company: Swedish Health Services
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a CT Technologist (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to work in CT Scanning at Swedish First Hill campus, in Seattle, WA.The CT Technologist Medical Imaging performs a variety of technical and patient care procedures that require independent judgment utilizing a multi-slice CT scanner.$7,500 Signing Bonus/Retention Relocation Assistance Available (external candidates only)In this position you will:

  • Demonstrates complete understanding of multi-slice CT scan applications.
    • Accurately provides diagnostic images and related functions.
      • Demonstrates working knowledge of human anatomy to satisfactorily allow optimum positioning of patients for imaging procedure. Performs procedure in a manner which allows patients to be comfortable, both physically and emotionally.
        • Demonstrates knowledge and application of radiation safety, use of protective devices and application of universal precaution techniques.
          • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and information of current scan techniques.
            • Enters exam data entry/charges in a manner consistent with department policy.
              • Performs transporting of patients, file and/or reception duties as necessary.
                • Maintains availability for on-call status per policy.
                  • Demonstrates ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities in an efficient manner.
                    • Demonstrates a good understanding of departmental operations and patient flow.
                      • Accurately prepares, dispenses, and administers (by injection, orally or rectally) all x-ray contrast in use in CT.
                        • Consistently follows departmental protocols and procedures.
                          • Obtains and documents relevant patient history to determine appropriateness of CT exam and communicates information to the radiologist.
                            • Demonstrates patient care skills appropriate for all age groups, neonate through geriatric and utilizes age specific imaging protocols.
                              • Consistently able to receive directions from the radiologist and apply good judgment.
                                • Is cooperative, respectful and helpful to all others in the workplace (co-workers, managers, and physicians) in support of the delivery of patient care and services. Conducts appropriate discussions regarding operational, system and personnel issues with the Lead Technologist or Medical Director.
                                  • Demonstrates initiative to learn new or evolving procedures and practices in the CT department. Participates in promotion of services as necessary.
                                    • Accepts instruction, guidance and corrections in a positive manner.
                                      • Performs duties and functions appropriate to, and confines interactions (either verbal or written) with patients or other health care professionals, within the scope of practice of a CT technologist.
                                        • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. This includes various types of x-ray equipment and applications, to include c-arm, portable, R&F, etc. Proficiency with fluoroscopic procedures.Qualifications:Required qualifications this position include:Education: Satisfactory completion of a formal radiologic technology program.Satisfactory completion of a formal radiologic technology program.License/Certification:
                                          • At the time of hire must have Radiologic Technologist registry by ARRT.
                                            • Washington State Certified Radiologic Technologist - Diagnostic license required.
                                              • Post primary certification in CT within one year of hire required.
                                                • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).Experience:2 years Experience as a Radiologic Technologist, with one-year in a CT Scan department preferredAbout the First Hill Campus.The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system.Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level IIIneonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in theregion; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit MissionOur Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.Our Vision is Health for a Better World.About UsSwedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.Schedule: Full-timeShift: DayJob Category: Radiology TechnologistLocation: Washington-SeattleWork Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122Req ID: 328330

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