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CAT Scan Technologist
Full Time, Days / Evenings - Training Position
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The CAT Scan Tech performs imaging utilizing the appropriate equipment for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment planning with regards to patient care. The incumbent demonstrates competency in skills necessary to care for patients served. Graduate of an AMA-approved radiologic technology program. Competent to perform multiple types of CAT scan imaging, including CTA, perfusion, biopsy and CT-guided procedures, involving Emergency Room patients, surgical patients, inpatients and outpatients. Good technical and communication skills required. Ability to work with all levels from staff to physicians. Ability to triage quickly in a fast-paced work environment.

Essential Functions:
  • Selects appropriate equipment and supplies needed to perform each procedure in order to provide continuity of care.
  • Selects proper technical factors according to established protocol and study requested in order to produce quality images.
  • Positions the patient according to established protocol in order to provide optimum diagnostic information.
  • Assists radiologists and staff physicians as requested in order to promote continuity of care.
  • Performs quality control on all completed studies prior to radiologist interpretation in order to ensure optimum information and verifies all studies in PACS.
  • Ensures equipment viability through performing established warm-up procedure and equipment quality control.
  • Calibrates equipment and performs required quality control procedures on a daily basis in order to ensure equipment viability.
  • Communicates procedural instructions to all patients prior to examination in order to ensure patient comprehension.
  • Reviews the daily patient schedule in order to maximize efficiency and minimize patient waiting time.
  • Practices proper infection control
  • Practices Image Gently protocols.
  • IV certification tested annually.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Vocational diploma from an AMA-approved radiologic technology program required.
  • Associate's degree from an AMA-approved radiologic technology program and over 1 to 3 years of experience as an Imaging Services Technologist preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to make quality, independent decisions.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Service-oriented.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions.
  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion.
  • Self-directed required.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Certified CT Technologist upon hire required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
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