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Lead CT Technologist-UFCW

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

EvergreenHealth is offering a Lead CT Technologist Sign-On Bonus. Up to $10,000.00 sign on bonus for experienced CT Technologist with a minimum of one year experience and new employee of EvergreenHealth* Up to $5,000.00 sign on bonus for CT Technologist with less than one year experience and new employee of EvergreenHealth**Sign-on bonus open to new employees of EvergreenHealth only. Amount pro-rated depending on FTE of position (.5 FTE-1.0 FTE)Job Summary:Responsible for applying prescribed ionizing radiation in performing Computer Tomography (CT) procedures at a technical level for diagnostic purpose under the prescription of a physician.Oversees and leads the CT Technologists daily activities, supports and develops policies and standards. A lead primarily performs the same work as others in the classification; in addition is directly accountable for monitoring and reviewing work assignments of other employees, checking work for accuracy, makes daily work assignments, develops work schedules, or giving advice and work instructions to other employees. Fulfills all of the job functions and responsibilities of the CT Technologist.Primary Duties:1. Performs complex CT scan examinations and procedures, including injecting contrast material under the direct supervision of a Radiologist.2. Sets, adjusts and controls the CT scanner equipment to apply ionizing radiation for CT procedures. Measures and selects proper electronics and technical factors such as kilovolts, milliamperes, slices and exposure time. Consistently produces high quality CT scans, develops images and interprets technical quality of images as related to quality assurance standards.3. Analyzes patient's general body size, physical condition and age to accurately perform CT examinations.4. Communicates to patient constantly, in lay language, describing the procedure, what the patient can expect from the procedure, and the status of the procedure, always maintaining patient's confidence. Demonstrates respect for patient's dignity and privacy.5. Handles incoming and interoffice telephone calls and inquiries.6. Greets patients, obtains history from patient, starts IV when appropriate and readies the patient for scan.7. Obtains lab work and other necessary patient information from Cerner.8. Schedules CT Scan exams from the Cerner imaging queue, ensuring all paperwork is complete and accurate.9. Updates patient status in the RIS to indicate exam completion.10. Performs other duties as assigned.License, Certification, Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position:ARRT, or registry eligible, must take registry within first 45 days of employment.Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hireTraining specific to the operation and performance of CT scanners.Current WA State Radiologic Technologist licensureRegistered in CT Technology with ARRT within one year of employment or if hired on or before December 31, 2017 must obtain by January 1, 2019.DESIRED for the position:1 year of experience in a radiology settingThis position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Local 21PM21PI197537846

Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , Lead CT Technologist-UFCW, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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