RWJBarnabas Health CT Technologist in NEWARK, New Jersey
CT TechnologistReq #:0000110819
Category:Laboratory and Medical Technologist
Facility:Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark Beth Israel Medical Ctr, 201 LYONS AVENUE, NEWARK, NJ 07112-2027
First established in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Centeris a 665-bed quaternary care, teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care for the region. Staffed with more than 800 physicians, 3200 employees, and 150 volunteers, our hospital is ready to provide you and your family with the quality care you need.
At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, we are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as CT Technologist. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Radiology Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for performing medically prescribed radiographic and CT procedures, according to the Radiology Department's philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures.
Utilize computerized tomography (CT) scanners to produce cross-section images of the patient s internal organs and tissues for the diagnosis of medical issues.
Accurately interpret a physician s scanning instructions
Use standard procedures to identify the correct patient.
Select appropriate patient information from the HIS/RIS system in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
Effectively assess patient's information and status; schedule exams; appointment times; type of exam, patient reports, etc.
Administer contrast materials, prepare and operate the CT scan equipment and position the patient to capture the appropriate images.
Independently implement patient procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards.
Explain the procedure and equipment to the patient clearly.
Recognize the need for and follows isolation precautions.
Perform visual and manual quality control checks of radiographic equipment.
Solve problems that arise during patient examinations using both technical knowledge and innovation.
Alter examination to maximize information in response to the patient s condition.
Demonstrate knowledge of the hospital and radiology information systems as they relate to radiology.
Confer with other technologists concerning previous approaches utilized.
Follow departmental HIS/RIS system procedures and protocol to ensure orders are verified and processed correctly.
Follow accepted radiologic procedures and uses medical information to determine the type of protocol required for radiographic examination.
Consult policy and procedure manuals and/or other reference materials as necessary to ensure actions conform to established protocols.
Use imaging and peripheral equipment, in a safe and productive manner in accordance with prescribed hospital, departmental, and manufacturers procedures.
Observe and report any malfunctioning of the equipment and notifies appropriate persons in case of missing or damaged equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma/GED.
Graduated from an accredited Radiologic Technology program
ARRT certification in Radiography and CT Scan
One year experience in CT Scan (Required)
6 months to 1-year experience in a hospital (Preferred)
Experience working with PACS and digital technology
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS).
A License by the State of New Jersey.
Demonstrated skill in equipment set-up, utilization, and proper maintenance procedure.
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer