Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

Senior CT Scan Technologist Job

Job Number: RIH17261

Job Title: Senior CT Scan Technologist - CT Scan

Department: C T Scan - 1013011

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Completion of an accredited program in Computed Tomography and knowledge of the requirements of CT Scan Technologist.
Must be registered and in good standing with the American Registry of Radiological Technology (ARRT).

Must hold a current CPR certification from AHA, BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Must have a RI state radiation license and CT supplemental license from the DOH.
Ability to operate all types of x-ray, CT Scan and related equipment, push portable equipment, transfer and position patients.

Ability to determine the means of providing the requested radiographs of acceptable diagnostic quality based on the specifics of each use.

Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients who may be under physical and/or emotional stress, and to instruct students and employees in radiologic techniques.
Analytical skills to compile and interpret routine data and organizes work.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

EXPERIENCE:

One year experience as a Radiologic Technologist in a hospital radiology department, plus one year specialized training in the operation of the Computed Tomography Scanner.


Under the general supervision of the CT Scan Manager, but according to established policies and procedures, is responsible for the performance of CT Scan procedures in a satellite unit or a unit requiring the use of more difficult techniques. Work is performed at a level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Instructs Radiology students and/or employees in the clinical procedures used in the unit. Performs clerical and/or administrative functions necessary to the efficient operation of the unit and for patient records. All essential functions performed in the position reflect age specific needs of the geriatric, adult, and pediatric patients. Fosters patient and family centered care and nursing services in accordance with the Lifespan and Rhode Island Hospital mission, vision, and values, with consideration of the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.