Staff Position

CT Technologist
Atrium Health Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

$30-46/hour
Posted Today

Overview

  • Start DateASAP

Pay

Estimated pay
$30-46/hour

Benefits

  • Medical benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Life insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Health savings account

Description

Overview

Newly created temporary, non-benefited CT Technologist position as an Internal Resource on the Atrium Health Resource Team, supporting the Radiology Service Line within one of 3 different regions:

Region 1: CMC, Mercy, Cabarrus, University City, Stanly

Region 2: CMC, Mercy, Pineville, Union, Union West, Anson

Region 3: CMC, Mercy, Cleveland, Kings Mountain, Lincoln

Details include:

  • Competitive Rates + Shift, W/E and Holiday Differential
  • Day & Night Shift available
  • 36 hour weeks
  • 13 week or 26 week assignments

Job Summary
The CT Technologist performs procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards. Operates CT Scanners and associated equipment with a high level of proficiency. This equipment includes scanner, post processing stations/programs, IV contrast injectors, O2 and suction equipment, patient transport and patient monitoring equipment.


Essential Functions
• Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient. Refers and questions orders to the Radiologist before performing exam. Contacts ordering provider when there are discrepancies.
• Properly identify (Using two patient identifiers) and assist patients while offering a brief explanation of the procedures. Prepares patients for the procedure with a full explanation and documents on appropriate worksheets.
• Interviews patients for a complete medical history. Reviews in-patients, ER, and outpatients EMR’s to obtain pertinent clinical history. Records medical history on requisitions. Correlates other test results and laboratory data with exam being performed.
• Assumes responsibility for the exam from beginning of exam until completion of dictated results.
• Prepares and administers IV contrast according to departmental protocols. On request, records contrast type and amount.
• Evaluates technical quality of images and consults with a Radiologist if needed. Recognizes abnormal anatomy and processes any additional, reconstructed images, and/or measurements as instructed.
• Performs basic patient care functions. Informs appropriate nursing personnel of any changes in the patient’s condition. Initiates life support measures for patients when necessary. Assists in “code blue” procedures during medical emergencies.
• Performs CT scanning and assists Radiologist/PA during invasive procedures. Practices proper sterile technique in the preparation of necessary supplies. Performs all invasive procedures in accordance with bloodborne pathogens, isolation, and infection control policies and procedures.
• Is authorized to obtain medication or contrast material as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner.
• Practices principle of radiation safety for self, employees, patients and family members. Follows appropriate radiation safety standards
• Reports malfunctioning equipment to the department director/manager/supervisor and clinical engineering/radiology engineer.
• precautions. Maintains knowledge and skills required to work safely in an environment that can create significant exposure to bloodborne pathogens and infectious disease.
• Adheres to the hospital fire and safety procedures. Attends all in-service classes and completes all required safety modules.
• Performs work in an accurate and timely manner in periods of crisis and emergency situations where time is critical. Rotates shifts as required including call back, holidays, and weekends. Adheres to the Atrium Health attendance policy by being punctual and taking measures to prevent absences.
• Operates radiology computer system to include entering orders and charging procedures/supplies. Documents contrast administration in the MAR.
• Maintains assigned work area in a neat and orderly fashion. Keeps area completely stocked. Cleans all work areas to promote cleanliness in the workplace.
• Assists other medical personnel, such as anesthesia, when performing exams or services in conjunction with a CT scan.


Physical Requirements
Requires moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients, equipment and supplies. Occasional standing, walking, and sitting during normal operation.
Frequently may be required to stretch, bend twist, squat or kneel in the daily operation of the CT department. May be exposed to various physical conditions throughout the day such as walking on hard surfaces, climbing stairs, being near moving equipment. Required to use radiation safety guidelines to prevent exposure to ionizing radiation.


Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate of an accredited two-year AMA and ARRT approved program in Radiologic Technology required. ARRT certification in Radiology and advanced registry from the ARRT in CT scanning within one year of hire required in addition to current CPR certification. Must meet all required elements of competency checklists as appropriate

Reginald Carmel
Atrium Health Charlotte Job ID #118890. Posted job title: Temporary Ct Technologist - Resource Team - $70/Hr

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About
Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Atrium Health is now part of Advocate Health, the third-largest nonprofit, integrated health system in the United States, which was created from the combination with Advocate Aurora Health. In the Southeast Region, Atrium Health provides care under the Atrium Health name in Charlotte, NC, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist name in the Winston-Salem, NC, region, as well as Atrium Health Navicent and Atrium Health Floyd in Georgia and Alabama. Together, we are committed to providing equitable care for all. Annually, Advocate Health provides nearly $5 billion in community benefits.
Atrium Health Wake Forest BaptistAtrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the fifth-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist's two main components are an integrated clinical system - anchored by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem - that includes Brenner Children's Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.
Atrium Health NavicentAtrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and well-being through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the third-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Atrium Health Navicent provides high-quality, personalized care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation's leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home - including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. Throughout its 125-year history in the community, Atrium Health Navicent has remained dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. It is also one of the leading teaching hospitals in the region, helping to ensure viability for rural health care for the next generation. 
Atrium Health FloydAtrium Health Floyd Medical Center is a 304-bed, full-service hospital located in Rome, Georgia. Serving as the main campus for Atrium Health Floyd, this hospital provides a certified Chest Pain Center, a designated Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Atrium Health Floyd also is home to a state-designated Level II Trauma Center and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has specialty centers for pediatrics, and wound care and hyperbaric therapy.
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