CAT Scan Specialist - Diagnostic Imaging, FT

The Rad Tech Specialist is responsible for performing diagnostic procedures in their area of responsibility (CT, MRI, US, or Mammography). The technologist is responsible for all functions necessary to complete the procedures, such as, assessing patient for age and condition specific care, identifying and performing the appropriate exam, and documenting all appropriate actions in a timely manner.  Communication and collaboration with all other healthcare team members is paramount.  A Rad Tech Specialist performs diagnostic radiographic procedures as assigned.  All actions shall be performed in adherence to hospital policy, federal and state regulations, and the highest professional practice standards.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

A Rad Tech Specialist One performs radiographic procedures and/or specialty procedures as directed by policy and procedure determined by the Medical Director of Diagnostic Imaging.  They do so effectively by demonstrating effective problem solving skills, decision-making, and effective verbal and written communication skills to facilitate the best patient outcomes possible.  All tasks are to be completed with a positive customer oriented approach.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS/SOFTWARE

A Rad Tech Specialist should have working knowledge of:

  • All fixed and portable Diagnostic Imaging equipment (if radiographer)
  • Specific specialty equipment in designated area (CT, MRI, US)
  • Both the HIS and the RIS
  • PACS and teleradiology

 

Requirements Include: 
  • Graduate of an accredited program for radiology technology (and/or their specific area of expertise i.e. CT or MRI or US or Mammography) with an emphasis on anatomy, physiology, radiation physics, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Individual must be licensed in a specialty area or obtain licensure within 6 months of hire.
  • Individual MUST possess and maintain a current radiographer license from the State of Ohio Department of Health and a current A.R.R.T. registry as an R.T.( if performing radiographs.)
  • Specialty licenses in area of designation from the appropriate licensing board (A.R.R.T and/or ARDMS)
  • CPR certification required
  • Preference will be given to individuals with past hospital experience
Job Specifics
Department: 
Diagnostic Imaging
Status: 
Shift: 
Variable
Average Weekly Hours: 
40
Contact: 
Employment Specialists
Phone Number: 
740.393.9021 or 740.393.9822
E-Mail Address: 
careers@knoxcommhosp.org
Posting Date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2019