CT Scan Tech, CAT Scan; Per Diem

Radiology/Imaging/Ultrasound Leominster, Massachusetts Clinton, Massachusetts Leominster, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Health - HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital

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Title:  CT Scan Technologist  Per Diem
Department:
  CAT Scan LC 
Requisition #:  215447
Hours:  Per Diem
Shift:  Variable  8-hour shifts. Every other weekend required; holiday rotation required.
Union: Non-Union
Posting Date: 06/28/2021
Status:  Non-exempt/Hourly
Location: HealthAlliance - Leominster Campus and Clinton Campus.
 

Position Summary

The CT Scan Technologist operates computed tomography (CT) scanners to produce cross-sectional radiographs of patient's body for diagnostic purposes.  The CT Scan Technologist is responsible for monitoring and maintaining essential patient care and safety including practicing ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable). 

 
Major Responsibilities:

  • Follows all Quality Control policies and procedures for compliance with departmental, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Uses radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations, hospital policy, and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Greets patients politely and efficiently.
  • Takes thorough and accurate patient medical histories.
  • Explains procedures and observes patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan.


Position Qualifications:

  • Effective organizational and communication skills.
  • Thoroughly knowledgeable in anatomy, patient positioning, examination techniques, equipment protocols, radiation safety, radiation protection and basic patient care.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English with patients to explain procedures and ensure safety and comfort during scans.
  • Ability to follow procedures and policies.
  • Ability to use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.


LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC. :

Requires current registration by the ARRT and registered or eligible for ARRT registration in CT.  Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Radiation Control Program.  Must maintain licensure on an annual basis.  Must be CPR certified and keep certification current.

Standards of Respect: