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CT Technician PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) CT Technician PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Las Palmas Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsLas Palmas Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.

  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) CT Technician PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsPOSITION SUMMARY:Under general supervision, operates Cat Scan equipment, positions patients to produce diagnostic radiographs in a safe manner and performs related duties.POPULATION SERVED:Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served; imaging with and without contrast of cardio-pulmonary, vascular, neuro, GI, GU, GYN, skeletal/muscular conditions and diseases including but not limited to: PVD, CVA/TIA, COPD, CHF, HNP, oncology, etc.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Operates C.T. equipment to make radiographic scans of designated portions of body. Adjusts equipment and patient to correct positions for each examination. Instructs and explains procedures to patients. Selects proper technical factors, on an individual patient basis.
    • Performs reconstruction and special processing of data. Evaluates completed radiographs/scans for positioning, technique and adequacy of examination.
    • Closely observes patients, performs first aid, as necessary, confers with physician when requested exams appear at odds with the patient's condition, and generally, maintains an acute awareness of any patient under his/her control.
    • Performs a variety of clerical tasks to include; pulling jackets, inputting/editing exams, and completion of requisition prior to setting films to be read.
    • Records and maintains data on magnetic disc, tape, PACS, and logs. Responsible for correct identification of film, including side and radiological factors.
    • Demonstrates Customer Service/Service Plus principles and behaviors appropriately.
    • Arranges, attaches or adjusts immobilization and supportive devices to obtain precise position, prevent motion and aid in patient comfort.
    • Keeps current regarding developments in trends and techniques of diagnostic Cat Scan by reading technical journals, participating in in-service education programs, attending conferences, etc.
    • Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness, including provision for the contamination free condition of rooms, equipment and personnel.
    • Adheres to prescribed standards of Radiation Safety; participates in the Quality Improvement and safety programs.
    • Ensures appropriate recording of hours worked, adhering to hospital policy.
    • Other duties as assigned.REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS
      • Texas Medical Board Certification as Medical Radiologic Technologist
      • ARRT (R) Registration
      • Current BCLS certificationREQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCEGraduate of an approved program in Radiologic Technology (Associates degree or Vocational)PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
        • ARRT (CT) Credential
        • Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, positioning, radiographic techniques, and radiation protection concepts and techniques.
        • Knowledge of radiographic physics,
        • Knowledge of medical terminology.
        • Ability to determine exposure factors to achieve optimum radiographic images with a minimum exposure to patients.
        • Ability to examine radiographs for the purpose of evaluation techniques, positions, and other related qualities.
        • Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment with patients during radiographic procedures.
        • Ability to position patient and adjust equipment to produce desired radiographic.
        • Skill in safe and efficient operation of Cat Scan equipment.
        • Ability to deviate from normal techniques when necessary to develop new and better techniques to keep the department up to date.This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Las Palmas Medical Centeris a 300+ bed full-service hospital in El Paso. It is home to the region's only kidney transplant center. The facility offers a range of services including emergency care with a Level III trauma center, cardiac care, women's services, pediatric care and NICU, cancer care, and more. Las Palmas Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.

          HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

          HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our CT Technician PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, El Paso , CT Technician PRN, Professions , El Paso, Texas

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