UnityPoint Health

  • CT/Xray Technologist I

    Requisition ID
    2018-52063
    Category
    Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
    Location
    US-IA-Bettendorf
    Address
    4500 Utica Ridge Rd
    Affiliate
    6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
    City
    Bettendorf
    Department
    Diagnostic Radiology- BE
    State
    IA
    FTE
    0.9
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    2nd Shift, 2:00pm-10:30pm or 3:00pm-11:30pm, Will work every other weekend on 2nd Shift, Particiaptes in Call and Holiday Call Rotation
    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, administering contrast media, and other related patient care services. 

     

    UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

     

    The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.

    Responsibilities

    TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE/CLINICAL:  (Total Weight of 100) Demonstrates competence in the skills, (processes, procedures, and equipment) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrates competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility.

     

    A. Job Performance 

    1. Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures and the administration of contrast media. 
    2. Correctly performs all prescribed CT procedures in an efficient manner.
    3. Correctly performs all prescribed Radiology  procedures in an efficient manner.
    4. Is able to work independently and critique exams.
    5. Utilizes good judgment to plan effectively and solve problems.
    6. Is cognizant of radiation safety to self and others.
    7. Demonstrates competency in the storage and transfer of exams.

    B. Patient Care Services

    1. Provides patient education and ensures correct consent forms are signed.
    2. Demonstrates competence in the administration of age appropriate care.
    3. Obtains and records adequate patient history and interprets physician's orders correctly.
    4. Correctly orders, tracks and charges exams in a timely fashion.

    C. Quality Improvement

    1. Assures that equipment is in proper working order and reports any malfunctions to the clinical specialist and manager.
    2. Performs all  necessary quality control testing.
    3. Logs in technical information ,completes reports and surveys, and complies with all regulatory agencies.
    4. Completes Occurrence Reports as needed.
    5. Participates in hospital wide Performance Improvement as needed.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:  Graduate of JRCERT approved school for Radiologic Technology with equivalent training and experience as required by the licensing bodies. Previous experience as a CT technologist is preferred.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS:  Broad experience and varied technical expertise, initiative, independent judgment, interacts well with people, possesses ability to supervise, is responsible and has knowledge of and abides by rules of regulatory agencies. Clerical and computer knowledge is required.

     

    LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:  Is registered by the American Registry of  Radiologic Technologists in both Radiology and CT.  If cross-trained from Radiology, has 12 months from date of hire as a CT-Xray Technologist to successfully pass the CT Registry.  If graduate of a certified CT program, has 12 months from hire date to become certified.  Holds a current license or conditional license from the State of Illinois Emergency Management Agency   and/or the Iowa Department of Public Health. CPR certification required.

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