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CT Technologist at Holy Cross

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Location: silver spring, Maryland

Job Description:
18005_21720 CT Scan
Expected Weekly Hours:
Night Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

General Summary:

Produces high quality computed tomography exams while assuring proper and professional patient care. This position requires the application of precise positioning techniques combined with accurate settings of technical factors as well as the monitoring of equipment to insure proper functioning. Constant mental attention is required while performing studies and proper sterile technique. Must demonstrate the capability of maintaining effective and cooperative working relationships consistent with the Holy Cross Mission. Accountable for the operation of imaging equipment, to make images of designated areas of the body under the supervision of the Radiologist. Supports mission philosophy and policy/procedures of Holy Cross Health Systems and the Medical Imaging Department. Maintains confidentiality of patient and organization-related information. Adheres to standard precautions. Maintains current CPR, Maryland State License and ARRT certification. Completes annual mandatory training, in-services, competency documentation and any other departmental documents. Identifies care needs of patients/significant others and implements interventions and utilizes equipment necessary to meet the specific needs of the patient population served to include: neonates, infants, pediatric, young adults, middle adults and late adults. Effectively participates in team/committee activities of Medical Imaging. Participates in quality assessment and improvement programs. Attends departmental staff meetings. Assists in orientation of new staff. Participates in on-call schedule. Completes other duties as assigned such as on-call, transporting patients, cleaning rooms, stocking supplies, peer review, etc.

Participates in team environment and will do duties as assigned which are not limited to any one modality.

Supports the Mission of CHE Trinity Health and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital.

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or is Registry eligible.

Licensed by the State of Maryland.

CPR Certified

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Graduate of a JRC/ERT approved Radiologic Technology Program.

Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends English language.

One-year experience in CT Scan preferred.

Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to hear and verbally communicate with the telephone, for essential duties involving receiving and giving information. Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds, must be able to push, pull, lift and move patient care equipment (i.e., beds, stretchers, imaging equipment), must be able to bend body downward at waist and must be able to stand.

Visual Acuity:

Must have visual acuity and manual dexterity to work with a computer keyboard and monitor, to perform essential job functions.

Environmental Conditions: The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

Reporting Relationship:

The CT technologist reports to and is evaluated by the Lead CT Technologist and the Director of Medical Imaging Services.

Assumes accountability and responsibility for the work direction of Radiology students and Radiology Assistants.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.