UnityPoint Health

CT/ Xray Technologist I

Requisition ID
2022-106720
Category
Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Muscatine
Address
1518 Mulberry Ave
Affiliate
6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity
City
Muscatine
Department
General Radiology
State
IA
FTE
.8
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
1430-2300/ 2nd shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Under general supervision performs professional duties in the application of Computerized Tomography and Diagnostic Radiology services. Demonstrates proficiency in performing all CT exams, and Diagnostic Radiology exams, administering contrast media and other related patient care services.

 

 

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org

Responsibilities

Job Performance

    • Correctly performs all prescribed CT procedures in an efficient
    • Correctly performs all prescribed Radiology procedures in an efficient manner
    • Is able to work independently and critique exams.
    • Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures and the administration of contrast media.
    • Is able to work independently and critique exams.
    • Can navigate working in CT and X-ray during assigned shift
    • Utilizes good judgment to plan effectively and solve problems

 

50%

Patient Care

  • Provides patient education as needed for exam and ensures all consents and forms are signed prior to exam/procedure as indicated.
  • Demonstrates competence in age appropriate care coordination
  • Obtains and records patient history and interprets physician orders correctly
  • Correctly tracks, orders, and charges exams in an efficient manner

30%

Quality Improvement

    • Is cognizant of radiation safety to self and others.
    • Assures equipment is operational prior to patient care
    • Reports any malfunction of equipment to appropriate personnel (clinical specialist/manager)
    • Logs in technical information and completes necessary reports/survey complying with all regulatory agencies and hospital policy/protocol.
    • Participates in hospital-wide process improvements

 

10%

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

    • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
    • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
    • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
    • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
    • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
    • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

 

10%

 
 
  
  
  
  

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum Requirements

Preferred or Specialized

Education:

 

 

 

Graduate of JRCERT approved school for Radiologic Technology with equivalent training and experience as required by the

licensing bodies.

Completed formal CT training program or cross-training program in CT.

 

Experience:

 

 

 

 

Clinical Rotation in CT as student technologist.

1-2 Years in Diagnostic Radiology

Worked as Rad Tech assistant in CT 3-6 months

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

    • Must be registered by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography and obtain appropriate state licensure from either the State of Illinois Emergency Management Agency and/or the Iowa Department of Public Health. *see specific state requirements below.

 

    • New Technologists, in the State of Illinois, who have not taken the ARRT exams but are registry eligible must obtain a state of Illinois Temporary License and then are required to pass the ARRT boards in Radiography within 90 days of their first day of employment.

 

    • Pass ARRT CT board exam within 12 months of completing CT orientation.

 

    • New Technologists, in the State of Iowa, must have a current ARRT license in Radiography and an Iowa Department of Public Health license before employment may begin.

 

    • CPR certification

 

  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
  • Is registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography and is registry eligible to take CT certification exam.

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