CT Technologist, Second Shift

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full-time CT Technologist for the Radiology department at UC Medical Center.

The CT Technologist will support UC Medical Center's Radiology Department by delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About UC Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.

As an important member of our Radiology Team, you'll gain vast clinical experience working in our fast-paced, level 1 trauma center. As a CT Technologist, you are given the opportunity to flex to both in-patient and out-patient departments to enhance your skillset and confidence. Within our learning-intensive department, prepare to expand your knowledge and experience as you join our collaborative work environment.

Responsibilities

The CT Technologist assists in the diagnosis and treatment of patients by producing diagnostic CT scans of various organs and structures of the human body. The CT Technologist operates with minimal supervision, uses independent judgment to determine quality of radiographs, while maintaining compliance with established protocols.
  • Clearly communicates initial treatment and continuation of care to patient and family members while identifying potential physical/ psychological limitations and deploying intervention as needed.
  • Safely administers medication, performs treatments, and operates equipment as directed according to departmental rules and regulations.
  • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination/protocol for all CT exams while manipulating reconstructed images using a wide variety of available computer functions to optimally visualize desired anatomy.
  • Correctly loads and programs injectors to deliver IV contrast appropriate for each protocol.
  • Reviews for appropriateness and completeness, patient histories and assuring appropriateness of exams; positioning patients and providing them protection from ionizing radiation; appropriately uses immobilization devices to ensure patient safety and quality images.
  • Practices aseptic and sterile technique to prevent the spread of disease and administers or assists with CPR or other emergency procedures as needed.
  • Instructs students in methods and procedures.
  • Participates in continuing education activities related to the field of Radiologic Technology and its subspecialties.
  • Contributes to quality control programs and maintains appropriate records and supplies.


Qualifications

Education: Associate's degree in Radiologic Technology, minimum required. Bachelor's degree, preferred.

License and Certification: Completion of JRCERT approved program in Radiologic Technology or an Associate of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology. Must be registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist. Successfully completed and passed CT registry. Must participate in continuing education activities in accordance to the ARRT guidelines. Valid Ohio radiologic license. Current CPR certification by the American Heart Association must be held.

Experience: 1-2 years equivalent experience, preferred.

Required Skills and Knowledge: Must complete at least 24 hours of direct credit continuing education every 2 years.

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week

Shift: Second-Shift

Join our team as a CT Technologist in our Radiology department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.