CT Technologist - Casual/Per Diem (2nd Shift, every other Friday) at Nemours in Wilmington, Delaware

Posted in General Business 19 days ago.

Type: Part-Time





Job Description:

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. 

Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy.  We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive team environment. All Nemours associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day to day work with colleagues, patients and families.

Nemours is seeking a CT Technologist - Casual/Per Diem (2nd Shift, every other Friday), to join our team in Wilmington, Delaware.

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors — through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

From our park-like campus and free parking, to private patient rooms and kid-approved play areas, our Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., is like no other in the region. We’re considered one of the safest children’s hospitals in the country, with some of the best doctors, nurses and pediatric specialty care available. We also have Delaware’s only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center.

Per Diem/Casual CT Technologist would be assigned every other Friday 2nd shift.   CT Tech is also required to help with open shifts, holidays, and call.

The position is responsible for performing Computerized Tomography imaging studies while providing a quality healthcare service that includes total patient care in a comfortable, friendly environment.  CT tech is required to place IV catheters and administer contrast based on radiologist's orders that result in optimal imaging. Excellent communication skills are essential to this position due to required continuous interaction with public and professional/medical personnel.

Summary

This position is responsible for performing Computerized Tomography imaging studies while providing a quality healthcare service that includes total patient care in a comfortable, friendly environment.  Excellent communication skills are essential to this position due to required continuous interaction with public and professional/medical personnel. This position is also responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of  Nemours.

Essential Duties


  • Responsible for working knowledge and operation of GE 64 slice and Siemens dual energy Computerized Tomography Scanners and workstations.

  • Knowledge of routine computerized tomography imaging protocols along with performing patient examinations by protocol by designated radiologist.

  • Provides accurate room preparation and instructions to patient/family according to the procedure and physically prepares the patient for examination which includes explaining the imaging procedure and answers pertinent procedural questions.

  • Responsible for screening of patients to be imaged for contraindications that may be hazardous to their health or to the safety of others.

  •  Assists radiologists by evaluating patients and obtaining written screening for administration of contrast media. 

  • Start IV and injects contrast material for imaging studies. 

  • Observes patient for allergic reaction after administration of contrast.

  • Maintains work habits consistent with hospital and department policies, reports unsafe conditions and incidents to the immediate supervisor and demonstrates safe work habits. 

  • Operates hospital computer systems for patient data entry and retrieval/order entry and completion of study.

  • Determine proper radiation exposure factors for CT to minimize patient dose according to protocols set by the radiologist. 

  • Ensures proper function of equipment by proper usage and maintenance. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care with respect to the appropriate specific chronological age, development age or social maturity of the patient.

  • Must have the ability to work well with others. 

  • Aids in the training of new personnel, students and physicians.

  • Regular attendance is required and this position is considered essential for purposes of staffing during severe weather emergencies and other natural disasters.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, must have reliable transportation and must be able to work on an on-call basis. Good communication skills are required.

Required


  • Specialized (one year of training beyond high school) required.

  • Minimum of six (6) months CT experience required.

  • DE state license with 90 days of employment.

  • ARRT/ Radiographer certified within 1 year of employment.

  • ARRT/CT board certified within 12 months of employment.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.