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CT Technologist Full Time Weekender

Company: Geisinger
Location: Wapwallopen
Posted on: May 27, 2023

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Job Title: CT Technologist Full Time WeekenderLocation: Wilkes-Barre, PennsylvaniaJob Category: Diagnostic Services, RadiologySchedule: Nights Work Type: Full timeDepartment: Northeast Region Radiology DivisionDate Posted: 04/12/2023Job ID: R-46587Job Summary$7,500 Sign on Bonus for qualified applicants! Weekender position 12 hour shifts on weekend one 8 hour shift during the week. - Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment - Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA) - Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability, and Long-term disability - Competitive 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment - PTO plan that allows you to earn more time fast - MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentivesFamily-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.Full Time - NightsUnder general supervision of the Radiologist and the following established duties and responsibilities, performs CT procedures to acquire digital images for use by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Plans and performs all CT procedures and post processing using advanced technology based on clinical criteria, anatomy and established protocols. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range in their assigned clinical area. Ensures protocols are based on guidelines and CT scanner's integration into the program that compiles dose data from each scan performed and notifies the user when a scan exceeds specific preset levels.Job Duties

  • Provides technical expertise to operate CT Scanners, power injectors and computer systems to acquire images for use by the radiologist in the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies.
  • CT technologist must maintain the knowledge to operate different CT Systems at multiple locations.
  • Maintain protocols that are based on ImageGently Guidelines and CT scanner's integration into a program that compiles dose data from each scan performed and notifies the user when a scan exceeds specific preset levels.
  • Maintain vast knowledge of all clinical histories to match appropriate protocols and knowledge of all major organ systems and vascular systems for Thoracic, Abdominal, Pelvic, Neuro systems and Muscular Skeletal.
  • Obtains CT images according to established protocols.
  • In doing so, ensures the patient is properly prepared, positioned, immobilized, protective shielding used when applicable and correct technical factors are selected.
  • Perform CT Interventional Procedures.
  • Performs CTA imaging: Carotid, Head, Vertebral, Run-Offs, PE critical bolus timing, including Advanced CTA studies such as TAVR(Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Replacement), EVAR(Endovascular Aneurysm Repair) and Cardiac imaging.
  • Maintains working knowledge of pharmacology to ensure lab results are obtained prior to scheduled exam.
  • Maintain knowledge of physiology needed to produce quality scans when ideal conditions cannot be met.
  • Maintain knowledge of physics to lower patient dose on CT scanner.
  • Interpret technical factors to increase quality or speed of scan.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Radiologic Technology (Required)Certification(s) and License(s)Certified Radiology Technologist within 12 months - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , CT Technologist Full Time Weekender, Other , Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania

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