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CT Technologist

at Mercy Medical Hospital

Posted: 3/24/2019
Job Reference #: 781257
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  • Requisition ID
    2018-781257
    Category
    Radiology/Imaging
    Position Type
    Per Diem/Flex
    Shift(s)
    Days, Evenings, Holidays, Nights, Varies/Rotating, Weekends
    Department
    CT Scan
    Location
    US-MO-Festus
  • Overview

    We’re a Little Different

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Radiologic technologists utilize advanced imaging equipment and knowledge of cross sectional anatomy to provide quality care and useful diagnostic information.

    Qualifications:

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

    Education: Requires high school education or equivalent. Must be a graduate of an accredited two-year program in Radiologic Technology.
    Licensure:
    Experience: Requires minor nursing skills. Ability to multi-task and react appropriately in high stress situations
    Certifications: Must be certified by ARRT.
    Other: CPR required. Excellent interpersonal communication, multitasking and organizational skills required.

    Customer Service:
    Displays courtesy and sensitivityEducation: Requires high school education or equivalent. Must be a graduate of an accredited two-year program in Radiologic Technology.

    Initiative:
    Volunteers readily
    Undertakes self-development activities
    Seeks increased responsibilities
    Takes independent actions and calculated risks
    Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities
    Asks for help when needed

    Dependability:
    Responds to requests for service and assistance
    Follows instructions, responds to management direction
    Takes responsibility for own actions
    Commits to doing the best job possible
    Keeps commitments
    Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines

    Teamwork:
    Balances team and individual responsibilities
    Exhibits objectivity and openness to others views
    Gives and welcomes feedback
    Contributes to building a positive team spirit
    Puts success of team above own interests

    Cooperation:
    Establishes and maintains effective relations
    Exhibits tact and consideration
    Displays positive outlook and pleasant manner
    Offers assistance and support to co-workers
    Works cooperatively in group situations
    Works actively to resolve conflicts

    Interactions with Patients:
    Listens and responds to patient needs
    Respects patients confidentiality and privacy
    Treats patients and families with compassion
    Adapts communications to meet patient needs
    Supports social, spiritual, and cultural needs
    Manages difficult or emotional patient situations

    Safety and Infection Control
    Ensures clean and safe patient environment
    Practices infection control and Universal precautions
    Uses equipment and materials properly
    Identifies and reports hazards
    Handles hazardous and infectious waste properly

    Technical Staff Responsibilities
    Works in conjunction with Radiologist
    Confirms patient ID and verifies procedure requested.
    Assesses factors contraindicating exam.
    Evaluates lab values and/or pregnancy status
    Understand and operates information systems.

    Imaging
    Documents history, views, findings
    Selects appropriate room/equipment
    Images patients according to established protocols/views
    Selects technical factors based on pertinent data
    Reviews images for accuracy
    Revises plan due to patient condition or repeats to achieve goal

    CT Responsibilities
    Operates CT units, power injectors.
    Competent in established protocols for procedures.
    Keeps repeat images to a minimum, accurately adjusts technical factors.
    Assists the Radiologist during invasive procedures, and tray set-up.
    Correctly identifies image, Right and Left sides and other data

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

    What if I am not ready to apply? Submit your resume here and be considered for future opportunities!