HCA, Hospital Corporation of America CT Technologist - Full Time Days - Lakeside Campus in New Orleans, Louisiana
Tulane Medical Center – Lakeside Campus, Metairie, LA
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About Tulane Lakeside Hospital For more than 50 years, Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children has provided the knowledge, expertise and specialized care vital to the healthcare needs of women and their babies in Jefferson Parish. Our commitment to treating women and their babies has grown by expanding services and offering a wider range of healthcare options for the entire family. We provide cutting edge technology in many specialties including Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Radiology and Surgery.
Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children is part of Tulane Health System, an acclaimed teaching, research and medical system serving the greater New Orleans area. Our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job. As a member of our family, you can be assured of: * A safe place to work.
Having the tools, equipment and training necessary to perform your duties.
Open and available communication with your supervisors and the leadership of your facility.
A fair application of workplace policies, procedures and disciplinary proceedings.
Fair and understandable compensation and benefits. Tulane Medical Center is currently hiring a CT Technologist at the Lakeside Campus .
The CT Technologist performs computed tomography procedures and related techniques, producing sectional and three-dimensional images at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner. Supports and helps to achieve departmental goals. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Primary Job Duties:
A CT technologist integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information. Is able to recognize patient condition, assesses and monitors patient vital signs, takes appropriate action in emergency situations essential for successful completion of procedures while maintaining quality patient care through the use of independent professional and ethical judgment.
Maintains a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique; possess, utilize and maintain knowledge about radiation protection, safety and current scanning protocols.
Prepare, administer and document activities related to medications and radiation exposure in accordance to federal, state and institutional policies.
Must remain sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of the patient through good communication, patient assessment, patient monitoring and patient care skills.
As a member of the health care team, CT technologists participate in quality improvement processes and continually assess their professional performance.
Performs assigned room cleanup tasks including disposal, cleaning, inventory and restocking of supplies and equipment.
Performs all assigned RIS transactions to ensure that accurate patient and procedure information is recorded in a timely fashion for the patient medical record and billing purposes.
Able to think critically and use independent, professional and ethical judgment in all aspects of their work.
Qualifications for CT Technologist:
Licensure/Certification/Registration: ARRT (R) registry eligible, LSRT (New graduates can operate on a temporary state license through expiration of that license), CPR required.
Education Graduate of an accredited Radiologic School
Experience: One year of experience in CT or one year employment in radiology at TUHC preferred.
Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Board Certified in Louisiana (LSRT). CT Certification is required within one year of hire date.
Hours of work: Shift as scheduled. Employee is required to rotate holidays, and may be required to cover on-call nights and weekends.
Title: CT Technologist - Full Time Days - Lakeside Campus
Location: Louisiana-New Orleans-Tulane Medical Center
Requisition ID: 02560-14214