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Cat Scan Technician - Full Time - Evenings, Somerville NJ

Company: RWJ Somerset
Location: Raritan
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job Overview: RWJ Barnabas Health is looking to add a qualified CAT Scan Technician, Full Time, Evening in Somerville, NJ. The CAT Scan Technician will performs duties directly involved with a variety of CAT Scan procedures. Prioritizes the patient as number one, and to put forth the utmost quality as a CT Technologist. Qualifications: Required: Experience: Three years hospital experience as a staff technologist preferred, with the ability to work with minimal supervision. Certifications and Licenses Required: Must have State of New Jersey License and ARRT CT certification obtained within one year of hire. CPR certified or willing to obtain within six months of hire. Scheduling Requirements: Evening Shift, 12:30 PM - 8 PM, Weekend Rotation, 40 hours/week Full-Time Schedule Essential Functions: Positions patient to obtain study as prescribed by standard operating procedures. Able to position all anatomical parts as indicated by the Standard Operating Procedures. Performs the preparation in order to insure the prompt commencement of the procedure. Ensures all necessary equipment is at hand prior to starting the ordered examination. Under the direction of a Radiologist, instructs and administers cleansing preps and contrast agents. Protects patients and other personnel by administrating proper radiation protection techniques. Protects the reproductive organs with appropriate apparel, if visualization of these areas is not required. Transfers and properly position patients for examinations in order to obtain desired radiographic results according to physician specifications Assists physicians in performance of examinations. As outlined in radiology policy and procedure and under the direction of the medical chairman the technologist will have proven competency in the administration of IV contrast media, to include venipuncture. Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination. Secures and returns supplies. Maintains room and room s stock. Responsible for necessary equipment maintenance recommendations and trouble shooting when indicated. Keeps all necessary equipment maintenance logs which pertain to preventative maintenance of Emergency service. Makes sure all necessary supplies are in room and restocks room accordingly. Responsible for patient scheduling and smooth flow of schedule and patient preparation including contrast administration. Responsible for quality control of Cat scan examinations. Uses the computer system according to standard operating procedures: Able to enter studies in RIS and HIS, and track cases. Able to split and fix studies in PACS as necessary. Performs a variety of related clerical tasks as necessary. Cooperates with all hospital personnel in a positive and professional manner, maintaining ethical relationships. Maintains a positive and loyal attitude towards employer. Rotates shifts covering weekends and on-call Attends in-service training as required by the department Able to attend the majority of educational in-services. Explains procedures to the patient and answers any questions prior to the commencement of the procedures. Completes all necessary paperwork/documentation prior to the submitting of the procedure for interpretation Assists in the instruction of student technologists Able to demonstrate technical art to the students. Able to evaluate student performance and fill out observation forms. Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Benefits and Perks: At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health. Paid Time Off (PTO) Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Plans Short & Long Term Disability Life & Accidental Death Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Wellness Programs Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance) Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more Choosing RWJBarnabas Health RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health. RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJ Somerset, New Brunswick , Cat Scan Technician - Full Time - Evenings, Somerville NJ, Professions , Raritan, New Jersey

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