CAT Scan Technologist | Helen F. Graham Center | Part Time
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR63916
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ChristianaCareis a nonprofit health system with a mission of service. We believe that the key to providing truly excellent health care is to partner with our patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it.
ChristianaCare's Imaging Department is currently recruiting for a Part TimeCT Technologist to work at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center.
The primary function is performance of all phases of CT Scan Testing. Work is performed on hospital in-patients and outpatients in accordance with established procedures and protocols of the department and under the direction of the Radiologist.
Perform other diagnostic imaging exams as skills permit
Perform clerical and scheduling duties as needed
Principal duties and responsibilities:
Demonstrates complete knowledge and proficiency in the use of CT Scanner Units.
Completes all technical assigned imaging and non-imaging procedures in the designated scheduled times.
Verifies insurance pre-authorization as defined by departmental protocols prior to scanning patient.
Assists in the learning process of students and new staff in department procedures, quality control, and radiation safety.
Administers all contrast media under physician's supervision.
Ability to assess patient for adverse reactions and/or changes in patient status.
Demonstrates complete knowledge and proficiency in the use of contrast media injectors.
Demonstrates knowledge and ability to perform i-STAT testing and accurate calculation of GFR following established departmental policies and procedures.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.
Completion of ARRT registry
ARRT registry in CT Scan required.
Licensed by State of Delaware on Radiation Protection
Associates Degree in Radiologic Technology preferred.
Completion of the CT Registry exam is a job requirement. A technologist, who is recruited and non-certified, will have a period of 2 years following hire to pass this exam.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Christiana Care offers:
Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.