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Providence Health & Services CT Technologist in Tarzana, California

Description:

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Providence is calling a CT Technologist (Per Diem/Variable Shift) to our Providence Cears-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

We are seeking a CT Technologist who will report to the Manager or Director of Imaging, perform computerized tomography scans of patients of all ages following established protocols and procedures. Scans head, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis and musculoskeletal areas. Evaluates images for diagnostic quality and practice ALARA to minimize radiation exposure to patients.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect

  • Support and participate in activities that foster customer service

  • Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate

  • Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education

  • Attend and successfully complete general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements

  • Participate actively in department staff meetings

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications

  • Comply with hospital policies and procedures regarding acceptable:

  • Attendance, Timekeeping, Dress code, Professionalism

  • Use of Standard Precautions in all patient contact as applicable

  • The provision of a safe environment for patients, visitors and co-workers

  • Report and respond to facility emergencies such as fire, infant abduction, and disruption in utilities and hazardous materials spills

  • Report all suspected abuse or neglect

  • Demonstrate skill in the use of equipment including its capabilities, limitations and appropriate/special applications

  • Ensure that the rights of all patients are respected and maintained by allowing for privacy, cultural diversity and dignity in the provision of care

  • Demonstrate a positive professional image, performs responsibilities in a professional manner, demonstrates flexibility in the provision of patient care/service and utilizes a collaborative approach with co-workers

  • Function as a team member, contributing to the smooth operations of the unit on a day to day basis, and for the patients/customer’s overall general welfare

  • Demonstrate willingness to perform tasks generally designated to be done by others, when the need arises

  • Demonstrate organizational skills including prioritization and time management

  • Identify problems, implement appropriate solutions and evaluate effectiveness

  • Utilize appropriate resources when indicated to resolve conflicts, solve problems and achieve goals

  • Identify and communicate opportunities to improve care or service

  • Establish yearly goals that will enhance personal job performance

  • Seek and utilize new approaches to problem solving, reaching goals and/or new programs

  • Ensure human and material resources of the organization are used responsibly and in accordance with hospital policy

  • Identify cost saving strategies appropriate to the department

  • Demonstrate knowledge of age specific care for the neonate through the geriatric population, including but not limited to identifying the need for additional safety measures, or activities that place patients at risk. Applicable for the populations: Infant, Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric

  • Obtain patient history, cooperation and consent. Explains procedures and addresses any patient concerns

  • Position patients to obtain clinical areas of interests, immobilizing patient to prevent motion and artifacts

  • Operate CT scanner as directed by manufacture specification and in compliance with hospital requirements

  • Select scanning techniques such as slice thickness and algorithm that best demonstrates anatomy and pathology of interest

  • Evaluate images for diagnostic quality, reformat images using appropriate window and level settings, and send images to radiologists for review

  • Start IV for contrast administration or administer contrast orally

  • Assist physician in biopsies, drainage and aspirations, and other interventional procedures.

  • Demonstrate willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary.

  • Additional Responsibilities when the care giver is a team leader:

  • Perform Imaging procedures in compliance with department protocols

  • Perform quality assurance/quality control systems or programs assigned

  • Assist in staff scheduling

  • Resolve patient care issues and concerns

  • Address patient scheduling issues

  • Serve as a preceptor, mentor and support to coworkers and students

  • Perform daily work queues

  • Report any accidents, complaints, or equipment malfunctions to Management.

  • Attend Lead meetings

  • Demonstrate high integrity, accountability, and tactfulness

  • Must be respectful and equitable in dealings

  • Display superior work ethics and professionalism

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Successfully completed a program in radiological technology

  • Successfully completed training in computer assisted tomography or

  • 2 years of CT experience in an acute care setting

  • ARRT, CT registry; or 2 years of CT experience in an acute care setting

  • CRT Radiologic license

  • Current BLS-HCP

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Radiology Technologist

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 316112

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