Sep 24, 2020

CT Technologist / Sunday-Wednesday

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Kansas City, KS, USA

Job Description

CT Technologist / Sunday-Wednesday

Department Radiology CT Shift Days - Full-Time Requisition ID 2020-22566 Position Location Medical Office Building City Kansas City Category Allied Health State Kansas

Position Summary/Career Interest

The CT Technologist is responsible for producing images that produce cross sectional imaging for the purpose of diagnosing disease processes. Procedures can be performed at various locations throughout the Main Campus, West Plaza, Medical Office Building, and Westwood. CT Technologists are expected to participate in on-going training and education.

Responsibilities

  • Acts as a liaison for communication between other departments and assists when called upon for special projects that have been approved by the Radiology Department leadership team.
  • Assists with developing continuing education strategies with the CT Department which will assist the long term enrichment of the staff. Participates in providing teaching and learning opportunities to fellow technologists and students.
  • Ensuring that all staff are operating equipment optimally and safely by adhering to policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Is responsible for the operation of CT scanners and auxiliary devices within the scope of designated locations. Operates all equipment safely, ensuring that radiation exposure is set to provide the lowest dose for reasonable image quality as overseen by staff radiologists.
  • Maintains an organized flow of the patients scheduled, coordinates examinations in the most efficient order and performs exams in a sequence which minimizes the patient's stay in the hospital.
  • Must have an excellent working knowledge of contrast reactions and responses and be able to respond immediately to patient needs.
  • Responsible for completion of mandatory educational assignments as provided by supervisor/senior supervisor.
  • Responsible for performing routine CT procedures at a very high standard with an increasing knowledge and ability to perform specialty studies with experience. Must be able to set equipment parameters, provide patient assessment and education, provide accurate patient preparation and provide venous access for the safe administration of contrast material.
  • Supports the Mission and Vision of KU Hospital and the desire to reach "World Class" status.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Qualifications

Required:

  • ARRT (R)(CT), BLS, Kansas Licensure
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Radiology Technology
  • Experience performing basic CT procedures
  • Strong computer skills related to RIS, PACS, EMR

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 to 3 years of large facility experience