Children's Healthcare of Atlanta CT Technologist - Egleston (PRN) in Atlanta, Georgia
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CT Technologist - Egleston (PRN)
Work Schedule/Days: Variable / Variable
Employment Type: PRN
Requisition #: 78324
Performs diagnostic quality imaging procedures for patient care population and participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services. Promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
- Successful completion of an American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) approved educational program
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) credential in Computed Tomography (CT)
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
- No minimum experience required
Experience in pediatrics
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
Good communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and patient management skills
Operates modality specific technical equipment related to patient care imaging, image processing, image transmission, image archiving and computerized electronic medical records. Updates the electronic medical records through: Order Entry, Exam Scheduling, Exam Check-in, Begin and End Exams, Exam Verification, Exam Merging and Image Rejection. Ensures accuracy of billing for radiology procedures.
Provides radiologists and physicians with patient history relative to exam being performed and obtaining informed consent. Assists radiologists, as required, in the administration of contrast media and/or radioisotopes during exams. Collaborates with physicians, nurses, sedation/anesthesia personnel and all staff members to ensure a safe outcome for the patient.
Participates in the department and modality specific quality improvement initiatives, including ACR accreditation. Consistently demonstrates proficiency in performing radiologic examinations using appropriate standardized protocols to produce the highest quality images, evaluating images for technical quality prior to sending to picture archiving and communication system for interpretation by radiologists.
Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages. Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education appropriate for the learning needs of patient and family.
Uses critical thinking principles in making decisions which lead to desired outcomes while participating in the achievement of organizational and department goals by following hospital and departmental policies. Continually demonstrates service excellence behaviors.
Attends and/or completes all system and department educational requirements which include mandatory CBTs and annual competencies.
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Not Present
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.
With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.
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Address: 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Function: Allied Health - Radiology