CT Technologist - Part Time, Variable
Company: Los Angeles Community Hospitals
Posted on: August 27, 2020
CT Technologist - Part Time, Variable (Norwalk)
Alta Los Angeles Hospitals, Inc.
CT Technologist - Part Time, Variable (Norwalk)We are hospitals and
affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit
of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive
networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer
our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them
live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide
all of our patients and medical group members with the quality,
affordable healthcare they need and deserve.
The CT Tech performs the full range of basic diagnostic radiologic
procedures and performs the advanced level diagnostic procedures in
Computed Tomography (CT).Job Responsibilities/Duties
- Performs a variety of CT/diagnostic radiologic procedures
ensuring optimal imaging. Ensures identity of patient using
appropriate patient identifiers per hospital policy, and ensures
the correct procedure for diagnostic testing, exactly as outlined
in the physician order and per all regulatory requirements and
hospital policies/procedures. Assists with the care of the patient
within scope of licensure.
- Effectively determines patient needs based on age-specific
criteria. Positions patients as necessary to ensure accurate
testing in consideration of patient age. Coordinates patient
requirements during diagnostic procedures and/or transportation to
ensure patient safety. Maintains a sterile environment during
invasive procedures and utilizes effective PPE for each patient as
necessary. Applies radiation safety practices such as the ALARA (As
Low As Reasonably Achievable) model sparing exposure whenever
possible and providing adequate shielding. Ensures Infection
Control procedures and HIPPA compliance.
- Empathizes with patient and patient support systems, expresses
compassion and understanding for the situation and demonstrates
care which is appropriate for the age, and cultural, religious,
gender identity, or ethnic background. Engages in caring behaviors,
taking conscious ownership for work and takes deliberate/thoughtful
actions regarding how to best carry out interactions with the
patient, families, physicians, and co-workers.
- Assumes responsibility for ancillary tasks/duties associated
with the delivery of procedural care such as but not limited to
documentation of charges, ordering of supplies, conducting
environmental safety rounds, and maintaining department records
associated with patient care activities.
- Monitors patients, diagnostic procedures, and diagnostic
equipment making appropriate adjustments to ensure optimal results.
Reports malfunctions to leadership in a timely manner. Performs
procedural due diligence to ensure images are processed and
archived, and systems are updated, with accurate information as it
relates to the patient's medical record and billing.
QualificationsMinimum Education: None.
Minimum Experience: One (1) year recent experience in an acute care
facility required. Ability to read, write and communicate
effectively in English. Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate
to the workload. Must demonstrate customer service skills
appropriate to the job. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively
with patients and families preferred.
Req. Certification/Licensure: Current Licensure as Radiologic
Technologist in the State of California required. Fluoroscopy
license/certification required. AHA Basic Life Support required.
Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees
only) required. ARRT advanced certification preferred. Venipuncture
certification preferred.Employee Value PropositionProspect Medical
Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced
leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made
Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients
today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As
a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will
- Company 401K
- Medical, dental, vision insurance
- Paid time-off
- Life insurance
How to ApplyTo apply for this role, or search our other openings,
please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to
begin your journey to a new career with us!
We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not
discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability,
race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other
protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for
the application process, please contact Human Resources.
EEOC is the Law: https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm
Keywords: Computed Tomography, CT, Tech, Technician, Technologist,
Allied Health, CT Scan
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