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X-ray Tech travel Radiology/Sonography needed in Milledgeville, Georgia

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Milledgeville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Shifts: 10pm - 7:30am

The CT Technologist performs procedures in accordance to the departmental protocols and standards. Operates CT Scanners and associated equipment with proficiency.
This equipment includes scanner, IV contrast injectors, 02 and suction equipment, patient transport and patient monitoring equipment.
State (GA) License status must be currently active.
Minimum 1 year of experience required.

Duties:
Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient. Refers and questions orders to the Radiologist before performing exam. Contacts ordering physician when there are discrepancies.
Properly greets each patient by name and gives his/her name and job classification. Verifies the patient by checking armband (WE ID process). Prepares patients for the procedure with a full explanation and documents on appropriate worksheets.
Interviews patients for a complete medical history. Reviews in??patients and outpatient/ clinic charts to obtain pertinent clinical history. Records medical history on requisitions. Correlates other test results and laboratory data with exam being performed.
Assures prior CT scans have been loaded to Stentor before obtaining protocol for the exam. Assumes responsibility for the exam from beginning of exam until completion of dictated results.
Prepares and administers IV contrast according to departmental protocols. On request, records contrast type and amount. Prepares GI contrast appropriate to the patient's needs by .PO method or tube feedings.
Evaluates technical quality of images and consults with a Radiologist if needed. Recognizes abnormal anatomy and processes any additional, reconstructed images, and / or measurements as instructed.
Preforms basic patient care functions. Informs appropriate nursing personnel of any changes in the patient's condition. Initiate; life support measures for patients when necessary. Assists in. "Code Blue" procedures during medical emergencies.
Performs CT scanning and assists Radiologist during invasive procedures. Practices proper sterile technique in the assembling of necessary supplies . Performs all invasive procedures in accordance with blood borne pathogens, isolation,. and infection control policies and procedures.
Is authorized to obtain medication or contrast material as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner, authorized/ certified technologist, orregistered nurse. Medications to include contrast materials cannot be administered without appropriate clinical credentials, training, and certification to do so. Employees designated to "obtain" these items may also participate in the ordering and distribution of inventory.
Practices principles of radiation safety for self, employees, patients and family members.
Reports malfunctioning equipment to the department supervisor/manager/engineer.

Education:
Graduate of an accredited two (2) year AMA and ARRT approved program in Radiologic Technology required.
Minimum of 1 to 2 years' experience in Diagnostic Radiology or 1 year experience in CT scanning or equivalent applicable experience required.
ARRT Certification and CPR certification required.
IV and contrast administration certification required before performing venous contrast administration.

Certifications:
ARRT, BLS

Requirements

Required for Onboarding

  • BLS
  • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Macon , X-ray Tech travel Radiology/Sonography needed in Milledgeville, Georgia, Healthcare , Milledgeville, Georgia

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