Perform high quality Diagnostic CT procedures applying principles of radiation protection to minimize exposure to patient.
Identify and administer correct contrast media per departmental protocol. Use and maintain aseptic technique, accurately draw up sterile contras media and other solutions.
Maintain knowledge of and observe universal precautions and all other precautions resolved by the Michigan Medicine.
Respond to patients changing physical conditions, such as changes in airway/breathing, heart rate, acute change in level of consciousness, seizure etc.
Maintain current ARRT registration. Maintain compliance with the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs CT installations ionizing radiation Rules and the American College of Radiology CT Accreditation Program requirements.
Effectively communicate with patients to obtain important clinical information, instruct the patient, relieve anxiety, and gain agreement during procedures, etc.
Understand and apply Guest Relations skills and display excellent customer service skills. Maintain patient confidentiality at all times. Demonstrated excellent collaboration skills.
Legibly complete protocol sheets as well as document own actions and patient responses, notes to Radiologist which include hand written notes on the protocol form and/or computer data entry.
Function effectively under conditions which are often dynamic and stressful.
Graduation from a school of radiology technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Registration by the ARRT (R).
Dependability. Excellent social and communication skills.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ingenuity, creativity and integrity.
Demonstrated understanding with all age appropriate guidelines for communication, positioning, radiation dose and radiation protection.
radiation dose and radiation protection.
You should have the ability to move patients safely from transportation devices to and from the CT table. You should be able to move heavy equipment such as a portable CT scanner.
You should display dexterity using fine motor skills and have strong attention to detail.
Strong attention to detail
CT Advance Modality Certification will be required within the first year of employment.
CT certification and previous CT experience.
proficient computer skills
This is (5) 8 hour shifts on the midnight shift with every other weekend.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 158219
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