Providence CT Technologist in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a CT Technologist to Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. This is an on call, variable shift position.
We are seeking a CT Technologist who will perform CT examinations according to physicians orders, utilizing sophisticated CT equipment, taking into account individual patients special or age-related needs. Utilizes knowledge and judgment in regard to imaging factors, imaging technique and patient treatment needed to produce optimal images.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Competently operate CT equipment, determines and sets imaging factors and manipulates software utilizing all relevant factors to ensure accurate and quality images with minimal and acceptable repeat rates
Produce and presents images and related, pertinent patient information to physician for diagnosis
Provide for high quality diagnostic CT images by preparing and administering various contrast mixtures
Assist physicians with procedures as required
Review patients charts and orders to ensure correct examination
Adjust equipment to achieve optimal resolution, performs regular maintenance testing, informing lead/manager of need for outside repair
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Current American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT)(R) certification -OR- ARRT (CT) certification required upon hire, -OR- within six (6) months of employment
Current Oregon licensure
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Adequate skill in starting and maintaining intravenous lines
Computer skills and knowledge of keyboard functionality
Completion of pledge to Image Gently/Image Wisely within one month of hire
Expert knowledge of anatomy and physiology, imaging principles and practices, as well as the ability to obtain high-quality images
Adherence to appropriate professional credentialing practice standards
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing
people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Radiology Technologist
Req ID: 269784