CT Technologist

Job Number
199935
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
Shift
Night
Department
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center - C.T. Scanning-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Internal Code A
COREHTF
Street Address
5555 West Thunderbird
City & State
US-AZ-Glendale
Posting Category
Medical Imaging / Radiology
New Grad
No

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CT Technologist

 *$2,500 recruitment Bonus offered for 1 year experienced CT Technologist *

 

Join Our Team!!!

 

Come to Banner to learn and grow your skills working with a dynamic clinical team! We strive to provide a highly coordinated experience for our patients. Two goals of the highest priority are excellent, quality outcomes and an exceptional patient experience at all touch points!

 

We have an immediate opportunity for a registered CT Technologist who enjoys working in a high volume facility serving the west valley. The successful candidate will have the ability to independently perform ER and Inpatient exams with adult and pediatric patient population. 

 

This is a full time opportunity to work 6:30p-7a (Saturday/Sunday/Monday) on-call and Holiday rotation.

  • Position is eligible for 18% shift differential
  • 4 scanners (3-GE, 1-Toshiba): 1 scanner adjacent to the Emergency room, 1 near the Medical Imaging waiting room, 2 in the core of the Medical Imaging department serving inpatient and interventional work (Biopsy’s, CCTA, and TAVR). 
  • Department performs full range of exams and procedures
  • CT is under construction – 2 new scanners slated # 1 in November (GE 80mm premium light) and # 2 (128 GE) March 2018.
  • CT staff rotation through all 4 scanners to maintain skill set
  • Average 120 exams in a 24 hour period
  • Administer contrast as needed, in a safe and effective manner
  • Provide patient education prior to exam, clinical history, ability to recognize patient discomfort or medical problem, and take appropriate action.
  • Staff are committed to delivering professional compassionate care
  • Work effectively within a team environment, good communication, and documentation.

  

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About Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
Nonprofit Banner Thunderbird Medical Center opened its doors in 1983 and has been growing ever since to meet the health care needs of the communities it serves in northwest metropolitan Phoenix. Today, the 555-bed hospital - one of the largest hospitals in the state - is annually ranked as one of the top hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area by US News & World Report and enjoys a reputation as the preferred provider of care to children and adults in the area in consumer preference surveys. The tertiary care hospital provides everything from routine to advanced, specialized care to both adult and pediatric patients. Specialized services include cardiology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery, robotic surgery, stroke care and a women and infants services program. Additionally, in partnership with top-ranked MD Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Thunderbird also offers state-of-the-art cancer care. Banner Thunderbird is certified as a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center and features a 35-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit that cares for babies of high-risk pregnancies and those born prematurely. Banner Thunderbird is also home to the only pediatric intensive care unit for seriously ill or injured children in the area. If you would like to contribute to truly leading edge caring, we invite you to bring your experience and skills to Banner Thunderbird.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position performs prescribed procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. This position ensures optimal care/treatment to patient population.

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs procedures by following and verifying referring providers orders. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.

 

  • Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed. Demonstrates professional behavior/conduct in all interactions; fosters teamwork, efficient use of resources and quality patient outcomes.

 

  • Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.

 

  • Demonstrates competence in performing prescribed invasive/interventional procedures if applicable in accordance with established policies if applicable.

 

  • Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance. Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to safety policies.

 

  • Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to the radiology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.

 

  • Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department. Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Certificate or diploma from an approved/accredited Radiologic Technology program or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. (NMTCB)

Requires national certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensure by the state regulatory agency if applicable. Advance certification by accrediting body in specialty required within 18 months of hire if applicable. BLS certification required.

This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with 2 years of experience. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months in the area of specialty.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.