HCA, Hospital Corporation of America CT Technologist in Houston, Texas
Houston Northwest Medical Center - Houston, Texas Shift -Days CT Technologist – Radiology
Since 1973, Houston Northwest Medical Center offering 423 licensed beds has been providing comprehensive healthcare to the North Houston communities. The hospital is known for its maternity and women’s services, including a Level II Neonatal ICU, and for its cardiac care as well as bariatric and diabetes programs. In addition to its hospital emergency room, Houston North West Medical Center operates two urgent care centers
Houston Northwest Medical Center is currently accepting applications forCT Technologist – Radiology.
Responsibilities: (CT Technologist) – Under the general direction of the Director and Manager of Imaging Services and the Supervisor of CT, the CT Technologist is responsible for the provision of computed tomographic radiographs to patients in accordance with physicians' orders. The CT Technologist provides for patient safety and high quality testing. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are required to interact with patient, physicians, visitors, and other staff members. Rapidly changing work flow requires an ability to handle high stress environments. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: * Prepares patients for CT exam, explains procedure and ensures technical quality. * Ensures safe care to patients, adhering to policies, procedures, and standards. * Demonstrates ability to accurately provide quality CT examinations in a timely manner. * Is able to handle high volume, high stress situations. * Has exceptional critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities. * Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education. * Upholds the highest standards of customer service at all times (“customer” includes patients, family members, co-workers, referring physicians, etc.). * Actively participates in P.I. activities established by the Imaging Department. * Possesses knowledge of medical terminology sufficient to work accurately within the Imaging Department. * Serves as a mentor and resource to less experienced staff/students. * Completes other tasks and activities as assigned. * Adheres to the Customer Services Principles of Houston Northwest Medical Center.
- Associates, Diploma or BSRT degree in Radiologic Technology
- Previous experience in CT in a clinic or hospital setting is preferred.
- LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED
- Current registration with ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)
- Advanced certification in CT required within 6 months of employment
- Current licensure by the Texas Department of Health as an MRT
- Current BLS from American Heart Association
Title: CT Technologist
Location: Texas-Houston-Houston Northwest Medical Center
Requisition ID: 26920-93312