UnityPoint Health

CT/Xray Technologist I

Requisition ID
2022-108903
Category
Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Address
2701 17th St
Affiliate
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
City
Rock Island
Department
Diagnostic Radiology- BE
State
IL
FTE
0.8
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
32 hrs a week/ 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.

 

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):

 

 

 

 

·        Registry eligible team members who have obtained a state of Illinois Temporary License may perform duties in Illinois but must be registered by The Iowa Department of Public Health. (IDPH) and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography within 90 days of their first day of employment and obtain a permanent license with the State of Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) within one year of their first day of employment

 

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

 

·        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.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

·        Accountability

·        Adaptability

·        Collaboration

·        Communication – written & verbal

·        Decision making

·        Flexibility

·        Customer/patient focused

·        Interpersonal skills

·        Independent Judgment & Decision Making

·        Managing priorities/deadlines

·        Planning and organizing skills

·        Problem-solving and analytical ability

·        Professionalism

·        Relationship management

·        Self-Development

·        Teamwork

·        Technical Aptitude – ability to learn new systems quickly

 

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

 

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