CT Technologist

The Memorial Hospital at Craig

Craig,CO  

2019-11-09 2019-12-09
rural allied.health imaging hospital

At TMH, we pride ourselves in taking care of you like family. As a community hospital, many of you know our staff as not only healthcare experts but friends and neighbors as well. We are dedicated to helping you, personally, reach optimum health, and to increasing the health of our community as a whole. Together, we’re stronger.

Currently, we provide care from three facilities—our hospital, medical clinic and our rehab/physical therapy center. We’re also pleased to offer advanced orthopaedic care through our Northwest Colorado Orthopaedic & Total Joint Center.



  • ARRT required
  • Position Purpose:  The Radiologic Technologist is responsible for quality and efficient completion
    of radiologic procedures for diagnostic interpretation. The Radiologic Technologist is responsible
    for providing patient education, quality patient care, and meeting all regulatory compliance.

    Essential Functions and Basic Duties

    Position Specific Performance Expectations:

    o    Demonstrates advanced knowledge of imaging procedures of at least two of the modalities listed
    below.

    o    Practices radiation safety, adhering to ALARA standards.

    o    Asks female patients if they are pregnant and protects them from harmful radiation.

    o    Performs QC in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations.

    o    Able to operate equipment consistent with manufacturer's recommendations.

    o    Performs all exams based on Imaging Department Protocols or protocols the exam with the
    Radiologist.

    o    Assists with clerical duties and patient transportation when required.

    o    Answers the telephone, directs calls, and accurately records messages as needed.

    o    Assists, trains, or cross-trains imaging staff members as directed.

    o    Completes equipment downtime form and immediately notifies manager of equipment issues.

    o    Flexible in rearranging work schedule to help fill in for emergencies, illnesses and
    vacations.

    o    Must be self-motivated, use independent judgment, and be able to work with minimum
    supervision.

    o    Notifies Radiologist of all STAT or Emergent cases and provides ordering physician contact
    information.

    o    Obtains appropriate informed consents when required.

    o    Performs and documents medical history as it relates to the patient and the procedure.

    o    Positive and supportive team member to all staff members of the hospital.

    o    Responsible for ordering, stocking and maintaining supply inventory.

    o    Submits  all  written  orders,  registration  documents  and  required  imaging  forms  to 
    Health  Information Management and the Radiologist.

    o    Troubleshoots  equipment  problems  and  independently  calls  service  engineer  if  the 
    malfunction  needs outside maintenance.

    o    Verifies exam orders, identifies patient thru two means of identification, and provides exam
    education.

    o    Verifies  that  all  relevant  paperwork  is  completed  and  prior  studies  are  available 
    before  submitting procedures to the Radiologist for interpretation.

    o    Works overtime as directed and takes as required.

    o    May be required to obtain additional training or certification in order to meet the needs of
    the department.

    o    Assists or rotates to other imaging modalities when required and within the scope of held
    licensure and/or registry.

    o    Will be registered in at least two modalities.

    o    Assists with taking call, working holidays and weekends.

    o    The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the
    principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description
    of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

    o    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Organization Wide Performance Expectations:

    o   Demonstrates commitment to performing according to the CHOICE values of MRH and representing
    the organization in a positive and professional manner.

    o   Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.

    o   Upholds regulatory requirements to ensure continual compliance with departmental, hospital,
    state and federal regulations and policies.

    o   Follows all policies and procedures to ensure a safe environment for patients, public and
    staff.

    o   Completes annual education, training, in-service, and licensure/certification requirements;
    attends departmental and organizational staff meetings or reads meeting minutes.

    o   Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work within designated timeframes.

    o   Establishes and maintains effective verbal and written communication and good working
    relationships with all patients, staff and vendors.

    o   Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated; manages
    activity and time.

    o   Actively participates in departmental and facility performance improvement and continuous
    quality initiatives.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    o    Must be at least 16 years of age (21 for driving positions)

    o    Must be able to legally work in the United States

    o    Must be able to pass a background check

    o    Must be able to pass a drug screen and breath alcohol test (if applicable)

    o    Must complete employee health meeting

    Education/Licensure/Certification:

    o    Must have 2 (or eligible for and obtain within 1 year of hire date) of the following
    registries: ARRT registration in Radiology (R), Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance
    Imaging (MR), Mammography (M), Nuclear Medicine Technology (N), Sonography (S), ARDMS registration
    in Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT),
    Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS), Registered Musculoskeletal Sonographer (RMSKS),
    Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMTCB).

    o    Current BLS certification (or must be obtained within 90 days)

    Experience:

    o    Prior experience as a practicing Technologist in any of the modalities listed above, 2
    preferred.

    o    Technologist will be encouraged to cross-train to into other modalities including, but not
    limited to CT, MRI, DEXA, and Mammography.

    o    Effective communication.

    o    General knowledge of all Microsoft Office products.

    o    Ability to learn and work with all electronic records including PACS and RIS/HIS.

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