Facility: UCHealth, Aurora, CO - CT Scan Department: UCHlth Resource Office (00508567) - Full-time - 12 - 3rd shift Nights - Certification Required - Licensure Required - At least 2 years of experience preferred
Nights - Various
2 years CT experience required preferably in a hospital or ED setting
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Summary - CT/Xray Technologist Traveler - UCHealth - Various locations throughout Colorado
ED/Inpatient CT Scan Department in an academic hospital with Siemens and Philips CT scanners.
UCHealth Radiology Technologist Travelers enjoy living and working in one of the most naturally beautiful states in the country. Spectacular wide open landscapes, incredible blue skies, clear mountain streams and, of course, the majestic Rocky Mountains. To be considered as UCHealth Traveler you must NOT be a current employee, and you must live more than 75 miles away from the facility Our UCHealth Radiology Technologist Travelers also reap the rewards and benefits of travel contracts.
Reviews 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. 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.
Registered as a Radiologic Technologist (RT) 2 years CT experience required preferably in a hospital or ED setting
Computed tomography (CT) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.
Minimum of 2-3 years experience in an ED/Inpatient hospital setting. Siemens and Philips scanner experience preferred.
Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.
This position pays $36.00/hr + travel stipend/package.
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Internal Number: 32063
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