HCA, Hospital Corporation of America CT/ Radiology Technologist in Low Moor, Virginia
Starting in 1909 as a 26-bed facility in the Roanoke Valley,LewisGalehas been dedicated to caring for and preserving life for more than a century. Today, our health system has grown to include four hospitals, two cancer centers, six outpatient centers, and 700 affiliated physicians. Our expansive network stretches from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, giving us the privilege to serve more than 250,000 patients each year.
Our Mission and Visionat LewisGale above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. The vision of LewisGale is to be recognized as the healthcare provider and the employer of choice in Southwest Virginia.
If you are looking to work for a high-quality healthcare organization delivering services in the Southwest Virginia and New River Valley area, apply online and learn more.
Position Summary & Essential Functions:*
Performs radiological and CT diagnostic procedures, applying ionizing radiation for the purpose of detecting pathology. Prepares patient for the procedure, gathering relevant information for documentation & scanning. (orders, questionnaires, consents) Operates diagnostic equipment safely maintaining awareness of ALARA standards while performing procedures. Is aware and practices procedures consistent with Radiation Right protocols to include maintenance of DoseWatch application. Practices radiation safety in Diagnostic Radiology and Computer Aided Tomography of patients.(Assessment of LMP, Shielding and Lowest exposure doses) Evaluates images for optimal technical quality prior to sending to PACS. Is proficient in all PACS and digital imaging applications to include CR. Reviews studies as needed with the Radiologist to determine any need for additional imaging. Prepares radiographic rooms with the necessary equipment and supplies for the procedure. Assists physicians with diagnostic & therapeutic procedures. Administers contrast media, as required & performs eMAR functions, as necessary. Performs quality control procedures in compliance with state and federal regulations to maintain quality and safety standards. Maintains established departmental policies/procedures, objectives, performance improvement measures, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Participate in the Patient Satisfaction Survey process. Performs Time Out procedure as necessary. Performs Medication Reconciliation, as needed. Performs patient assessments, obtaining pertinent patient information and history. Assists with patient transport and transfer as needed, assuring patient comfort & safety at all times. Provides patient and family education, as necessary. Maintains orderly & clean work area. Checks equipment, supplies and accessories on a regular basis. Performs clerical, reception and scheduling duties, as necessary. Operates Meditech, other computers, printers & copiers with proficiency. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature and in-services to meet the continuing education requirements of the ARRT or other professional organizations. Attends and participates in departmental and hospital wide meetings, as designated. Establishes and maintains a good rapport and professional relationship with fellow employees, other departments and the medical staff. Follows Standards of Behavior. Able to access MSDS sheets. Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
Flex hours, which included Days & Night Shift with weekend shift No call required
Licensure/Certification: Current CT certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) –If not currently CT certified, must complete certification in first 6mths of hire. Current Radiographic Technologist certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Radiologic Technology BLS Certified
Title: CT/ Radiology Technologist
Location: Virginia-Low Moor-LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
Requisition ID: 02962-19189