Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Computer Tomography (CT) Technician ! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's "Most Admired Healthcare Company" for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives as a Computer Tomography (CT) Technician .
As a Computer Tomography (CT) Technician you will :
Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary.
Assist radiologist with imaging procedures, starting IV's, and injecting contrast, if applicable.
Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedures.
Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label.
Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical functions.
Document appropriate charging of procedures and supplies.
Dispense oral contrast to patients for CT scans.
Load and operate power injections for contrast media administration.
Maintain accurate patient records.
Provide orientation and training for new CT Technicians.
Provide care for the psychological and physical needs of patients for CT scans.
Perform other related incidental duties.
Enhances the quality of patient management and satisfaction, to promote continuity of care and cost effectiveness through the integration of functions of case management, utilization review and management and discharge planning.
Education: Completion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology.
Licenses/Certification: ARRT in Radiography. CT certification within one year of employment.
Experience: One year of experience in diagnostic radiology or other imaging modality. 36 months experience in a clinically comparable environment.
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