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Rad Tech I - CAT Scan Unit - PRN

Company: Haywood Regional Medical Center
Location: Clyde
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Haywood Regional Medical CenterReviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.For Stress Lab Tech:Required Licensure: Registered ARRT Radiologic Technologist - RT(R)AND/ORNMTCB or Registered ARRT Nuclear Medicine - RT(N)Essential Functions:Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.Prepares preliminary paperwork for final interpretation by the cardiologist.Performs exercise, pharmaceutical, and echo stress tests.Recognizes chest pain, arrhythmias with stress testing. Responds/obtains appropriate and immediate assistance as needed.Monitors, receives, and stocks stress lab supplies.Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment as needed.Troubleshoots minor problems, makes adjustments as needed during the procedure and prepares recordings for interpretation.Collects and/or reviews pertinent medical, historical, and medication information in order to perform the appropriate study prescribed by the physician.Assists with computerized charting, MUSE, and Paragon.Assists with activities to improve department processes, facilitate testing, and maintain quality to achieve optimal patient results.Job Requirements:Minimum EducationGraduate of an approved course in Radiologic Technology.Minimum Work ExperienceHospital training during two years of approved Radiologic Technologist program.Experience in other x-ray departments, clinics or medical offices highly desirable.--Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required SkillsCertifications:AHA Basic Life Support (BLS)Required LicensesRadiologic Technologist and TechnicianMust be ARRT registered or registry eligible.Required to be an active member of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.Desirable to belong to national, state, and/or local societies.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans--- status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Haywood Regional Medical Center, Asheville , Rad Tech I - CAT Scan Unit - PRN, Other , Clyde, North Carolina

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