This position performs a variety of diagnostic cardiac/vascular exams under the direction of a physician for identification of abnormalities leading to patient diagnosis.
Full time position
As an Imaging Tech II / CT Tech, you need to know how to:
Access, manage and update patient medical records through Hospital Electronic Medical Record Information System.
Accurately access patient medical records- Input physicians orders appropriately to patients records- Review documentation for ongoing patient care.
Communicate patient record with ancillary hospital services- Maintain patient confidentiality as outlined by privacy and HIPAA guidelines.
Practice core competencies according to the ARRT Standards of Ethics. Educate, interview, screen and explain imaging and safety procedures to patients regarding the biological effects of radiation and/or magnetic field protection and safety prior to beginning any imaging procedure to reduce anxiety and obtain patient cooperation.
Position patient on imaging table and utilize immobilization devices as warranted for safety or to obtain optimum views of specified areas of the body as requested by a Physician and following protocols developed by a Radiologist.
Administer contrast media orally or in intravenous administration according to Radiologist and/or Pharmacy guidelines.
Monitor patient during procedures either through direct contact, by the use of two-way voice communication or through control room window and/or closed circuit TV screen.
Practice universal safety precautions, radiation protection techniques and magnetic field education to minimize exposure to patient, self and staff.
Associate's degree or diploma from two-year College or technical school; or 6 months to 1 year of related experience and/or training, required
- Current ARRT certification, required
- Current Montana State Licensure or eligibility to obtain, required
- Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association, required
- Additional certification, required within 18 months of hire
Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
Intermountain Health is a leading nonprofit organization and health system that provides high-quality care to patients and communities throughout Colorado, Utah, Montana, Nevada, Idaho, Kansas, and Wyoming.
Based in Salt Lake City, Intermountain includes clinics, a medical group, affiliate networks, hospitals, home care, telehealth, health insurance plans, and other services – along with wholly owned subsidiaries including SelectHealth, Saltzer Health, Castell, Tellica, and Classic Air Medical.