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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

CT & Diagnostic Tech- CMH Radiology



Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023

Job Description

To perform routine and specialized examinations in the specialty area of CT and diagnostic radiology, adapt procedures to obtain specific diagnostic and/or therapeutic results; prepare patients for examinations. This requires independent judgment to adapt procedures to obtain specific diagnostic results under the direction of a radiologist.

Associate's Degree in in the field(s) of Radiologic Technology Required or

Radiography (R)(ARRT) ARRT-registered in Radiologic Technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist and must have documentation of this registry at the time of employment. upon hire and

1-3 years of experience in/with problem-solving skills, the ability to set priorities, organize work and have excellent interpersonal skills AndFlexibility and the ability to work well with other is required.

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Basic reading, writing, oral English skillsAccountabilityMulticultural sensitivityCustomer/patient focusedBasic computer knowledgeCritical thinking skills using independent judgement in making decisionsAbility to respond appropriately to customer/co-workerInteraction with a wide variety of peopleMaintain confidential informationAbility to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal informationAbility to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

  • Clinical Excellence* Performs procedures in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination within the guidelines, policies, procedures and standards of Medical Imaging to assigned patients of all ages. * Exhibits competency in performing and filming CT and radiographic procedures * Deviates from routines when the patient's condition requires it or at the request of the radiologist * Knowledgeable of procedures and assist radiologist, orders labs and pathology tests, and schedules procedures appropriately * Knowledgeable of invasive procedures, sterile tray set up , assisting radiologist, catheter and guidewires, orders labs and pathology test, and schedules procedures appropriately * Obtains and documents accurate pre and post procedure information as applicable * Follows JCAHO patient safety goals * Maintains quality care throughout the procedure * Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to obtain adequate lab specimens for testing. * Performs patient bedside lab testing and associated quality control in compliance with medical provider's orders and hospital lab procedures/policies.
  • Quality Improvement* Maintains working knowledge of equipment in order to function in all aspects of CT and Diagnostic Radiology.* Performs support functions of the Medical Imaging department to ensure patient expectations and needs are met. * Technically knowledgeable of CT and diagnostic equipment operation * Performs reasonable trouble shooting * Checks and observes equipment for general safety, maintenance, and appropriate operation * Reports equipment problems through appropriate channels * Maintains clean work area, checks and stocks all supplies in their specific area and verifies pertinent accessories assigned to that room * Promptly processes images and paper work according to proper procedures to ensure timely turn around in providing a report to the physician's office * Maintains and coordinates patient flow to ensure efficient and expedient patient care, transporting patients to and from the department as required * Promptly and accurately completes all fields in the PACS, Radiology system, i.e. number of images repeated, contrast reaction, exam data entry, start and stop times of exam * Maintains and ensures a safe environment for patients and personnel and maintenance of the QA, QC, QI programs
  • Departmental Support* Assumes personal responsibility for training fellow technologists/students and uses time, supplies and other resources productively to promote responsive and cost effective care for our patients. * Shares knowledge, guides and encourages fellow technologists/students with proper department protocol and procedures * Displays a professional attitude in the area toward fellow technologists/students, fostering mutual respect and creating a productive learning environment * Completes care while conserving resources, preventing waste of supplies * Uses slow time to improve area appearance and accept additional assignments such as cassette cleaning, apron testing and film file duties