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CT Tech Per Diem

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 89871

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: Regular - Part Time 

Job Summary

Under the direction of the CT Team Leader, performs a variety of CT procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts a variety of computed tomography (CT) procedures including assisting radiologists with biopsies, cardiac CT, CT Angiograms, and post-processing.
  • Maintains constant attention to patients assigned to the technologist for examination 100% of the time
  • Selects proper protocol and technical factors, positioning devices and study specific equipment 100% of the time.
  • Produce computed tomography scans for diagnostic interpretation
  • Provides protection in accordance with prescribed radiation safety standards to ensure the wellbeing of patients, hospital personnel, general public and self while performing any duties 100% of the time.

 

Identifies and archives patient’s images.  Maintains records of exams.

  • Responsible for proper identification on images, including both identification and demographic information 100% of the time.
  • Document all related data.
  • Maintains appropriate records of examinations and CT procedure log 100% of the time.
  • Identify, process, transfer and archive patient exams including exam records, images and patient demographics.
  • Maintain the integrity and security of the radiology information systems 100% of the time.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Administration

  • Conducts self in a professional manner
  • Subject to on-call status including weekends and holidays.
  • Refers any unresolved problems relating to staffing, morale, work methods, discipline and other activities to the CT Team Leader Technologist 100% of the time.
  • Promotes professionalism, continuing education, and staff development 100% of the time.
  • Participates in the formal in-service program provided for the Radiology Complex 95% of the time.
  • Responds promptly and positively to patients, families, associates, and all others in a respectful, courteous, and confidential manner.
  • Always maintains identifiable/professional attire, including using nametags and ID cards.
  • Answers telephone calls within three rings 95% of the time
  • Follows hospital and department procedures and policies.
  • Respect’s confidentiality of patients and co-workers in all circumstances 100% of the time.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations
  • Greets patients, families, co-workers and others in a calm, professional, friendly manner; makes eye contact, initiates conversation, and identifies self by name.
  • Attends mandatory sessions/meetings/in-services 100% of the time.
  • Adheres to attendance policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of CHOP and department policies and procedures
  • Review policy and procedure updates from managers and CHOP
  • Resolve or escalate complex issues.
  • Orient and train fellow staff technologists.
  • Monitors CHOP email on a regular basis to keep informed regarding scheduling updates, workflow updates, policy and procedure updates and all information relevant to the position.
  • All other duties as assigned

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Provides or facilitates a clean, safe, quiet, and secure environment for all.

  • Reports any incident that seems unusual/deficient to supervisor and/or Security.
  • Corrects and/or reports unsafe, unsecured, or unclean environment to supervisor and/or Environmental, Health and Safety, or Facilities departments.
  • Always takes breaks away from patient and family areas.
  • Keeps self and work area neat and organized.
  • Participates collaboratively in staff meetings, committees, projects and teams to resolve conflicts and meet institutional goals.
  • Attends staff meetings as requested 100% of the time.  Is recognized as an “informed” participant or committee member by peers.  Completes assignments on time 100% of the time.
  • Reviews and contributes to the attainment of departmental and CHOP goals annually.
  • Participates and contributes to team projects.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of constant quality improvement values and participates in CHOP and departmental Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Identifies own learning needs and obtains necessary education to meet requirements of position
  • Attends mandatory education programs 100% of the time.
  • Documents and reports all necessary education and training.
  • Applies education and training to daily work to enhance job knowledge and skills.
  • Reviews learning needs with supervisor to set individual education and learning goals annually.
  • Follows CHOP and departmental cost control standards: monitors usage of supplies and equipment to eliminate or minimize waste and/or misuse.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to render age-appropriate care and services based on patients’ developmental needs.
  • Provides Family Centered Care
  • All other duties as assigned

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Certification in Computed Tomography (CT) certification from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)
CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross)

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Successful completion of a Radiology Program (diploma/certification must have been received).

 

Required Experience: Two (2) years of work experience and/or trained in a CHOP affiliated program

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Pediatric Experience

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Intermediate knowledge of MRI Imaging
  • Intermediate knowledge of Radiology Information System
  • Provides Family Centered Care
  • Integrates knowledge and assessment of child and family (Age –Specific Competency)
  • Ability to handle confidential matters and matters
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and matters
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Philadelphia, PA 19146 

 

 

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