CT Tech- PRN

  • Aiken Regional Medical Centers
  • Aiken, SC 29801
  • Mar 25, 2020
Medical Imaging

Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.   Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.   Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.   Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that:  PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.   Aiken Regional Medical Centers Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.   CT Technologist  Assists physicians and performs radiological, paramedical, and clerical duties required in the care and assistance of patients. Works under the direction of the Radiology Supervisor and physicians. Is primarily responsible for helping with the daily operations of the CT department.   Essential Job Duties: Prepares room, equipment, contrast media and materials as needed for procedures. Maintains clean and stocked CT procedure room on a daily basis. Properly warms CT equipment daily, and assures equipment is working properly. If equipment is not functioning properly, notifies appropriate person. Prepares patient for CT procedure – explains procedure, transfers patient to examination table, positions patient correctly, and assists patient at end of procedure. Labels all scans appropriately and uses proper patient ID on film prior to development of film Performs general clerical, file room, darkroom, and transportation duties when needed to fulfill the workload of the department. Practices patient care according to ARMC policy. Assists Radiologists during procedures and takes scans as requested Knowledgeable in proper sequence of scheduling exams for entire Radiology department. Considers age-related factors in obtaining images or performing diagnostic or therapeutic imaging studies.  Applies knowledge of age related factors appropriately to patients ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. Regularly accepts additional work during period of low patient activity, and demonstrates a willingness to assist others within the department as requested. Maintains confidentiality and privacy of all data, records, forms, reports, and procedures and any other information regarding customer relations of Aiken Regional Medical Centers 100% of the time. Must know and implement radiation safety procedures when working with radiation producing equipment 100% of the time Responsible for reading and reviewing all material in department manuals annually. Responsible for ensuring that patient charges are given to the appropriate person to be entered into RMS in a timely manner and that the charges are accurate. Responsible for knowing and maintaining the measurements described in the Universal Protocol policy. Sends images to PACS appropriately and verifies all are available for interpretation in a timely manner. Must know and implement radiation safety procedures when working with radiation producing equipment. Knows proper method of using CT power injector. Rotates to other imaging departments as needed; participates in holiday and on-call rotation requirements. Qualifications Education requirements: Successful completion of a radiological program or equivalent military training. Work experience requirements: BLS (or obtained within 90 days of employment. Required licenses/ certifications/courses: Current South Carolina license issued by SC Radiation Quality Standards Association and current RT registration. Required skills, knowledge and abilities: One year experience working in CT.       This opportunity offers the following: ·         Challenging and rewarding work environment ·         Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries ·         Competitive Compensation       *UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.   UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.   ARMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status.