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Radiology Technologist Assistant - CT Scan Job

Job Number: RIH18119

Job Title: 20hrs/2nd Shift - Radiology Tech Assistant - CT Scan

Department: C T Scan - 1013011

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

EXPERIENCE:
  • Three months previous clinical experience required plus completion of the radiology tech assistant training curriculum.
BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
  • High School diploma or equivalency required.
  • Must have successfully completed a Tech Assistant training program or have previous experience as a Tech Assistant.
  • Basic Life Support Certification is required.
  • Must have numerical and analytical skills to prepare contrast media and to follow procedures that require quantitative symbols.
  • Manual dexterity to operate all equipment that is needed to perform the activities that are within the scope of responsibilities.
  • Understand the relevant parameters regarding Radiation Safety and the department’s ALARA program.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. Must have demonstrated age specific competencies.
  • Ability to read, write and verbally communicate effectively in English and to perform basic arithmetic computations.
  • Must be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills while working with patients, physicians and family members that will help assure optimal care is being provided. Interpersonal skills to exchange information and support satisfactory outcomes.

Under the general supervision of Lead Technologist and in accordance with established policies and procedures, transports patients requiring radiographic procedures, works directly with imaging technologist and radiologists to facilitate and help assure high-quality imaging services to patients. Exercises critical thinking within the understanding and context of a formalized training program to prioritize workload and patient management situations. Works closely with Diagnostic Imaging Technologists and Section Coordinator to make recommendations that will improve operational efficiencies.