Technologist, Radiology Special Procedures – Nights 6p-6a

Park Nicollet Clinics

We have an immediate and exciting opportunity for a Radiological Tech.  The successful candidate will have good working knowledge of anatomy and understanding of physics electricity.  Candidates must have knowledge of methods of exposure to obtain required images using the ALARA principle and be able to set up and operate equipment.  Prior CT experience preferred but not required.  Opportunity to work hands-on with a Radiologist on site.  This is a great opportunity to cross train and work in multiple modalities with high technology equipment that is easy to use.  Position will be working in the hospital, Urgent Care, Emergency and Operating Room serving a vast variety of patients.  This position will work nights 6p-6a with an additional $4/hour shift premium for straight nights. Working 12-hour shifts, that is only 3 days per week.  

Job Summary:

The special procedures technologist operates the CT scanner Radiographic equipment to include CT, X-ray and Fluoroscopic, and makes radiographs of designated portions of the patient’s body.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Enter all exam charges into system and/or direct them to Material Services and Pharmacy as appropriate.
  2. Perform high quality CT Radiological examinations on patients of all ages, addressing and responding to their individual needs appropriately.
  3. Work with the Radiologist to learn and follow their preferred imaging protocols, and to provide them with accurate information regarding the patient’s symptoms and physical history.
  4. Maintain exam room, equipment, and supplies in an orderly fashion, so as to always be ready for the next patient.
  5. Maintains education, knowledge, and training required to provide up-to-date quality care to patients and to stay current with CEU requirements as required by the ARRT.
  6. Maintain accurate records to meet regulatory and professional standards.
  7. Participate in working all shifts in the department to include weekends and holidays.
  8. Possess the ability to react objectively, using good judgment in crisis situations and on specific issues.
  9. Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Education, Training or Degree Required:

  1. Graduation from an accredited school Radiologic Technology providing education and training in treatment of patients in all age groups described.
  2. Satisfactory completion of a clinical rotation in Radiology
  3. Appropriate CT training

License/Registration/Certification Required: (will be primary source verified by HR)

  1. Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or Registry eligible.
  2. Current CPR certification required.

Experience and Skills: (indicate preferred or required)

  1. Two years of training under a qualified and licensed radiologist as stated by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists preferred.
  2. Working knowledge of anatomy; understanding principles of physics and electricity required.
  3. Knowledge of methods of exposure to obtain the required films and be able to set up and operate equipment is required.
  4. Working knowledge of contrast media is required.
  5. Ability to understand variations of anatomical positions such as supine, prone, lateral, and upright and trendelenburg required.
  6. Sufficient knowledge of patient care and sterile techniques to deal with all types of conditions required.

 

 

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