Skip to Main Content

CT Technologist

Cookeville Regional Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life insurance,
Job Description

This position is responsible for working directly with patients and assisting radiologists and/or staff physicians while administering ionizing radiation in the course of computerized tomography (CT) examinations in concordance with physician’s orders. This professionally trained person will be responsible for the operation of CT scanners, flow rate injectors, an EKG monitoring system, a picture archiving system. This position is responsible for the use of radiographic supplies including iodinated contrast while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of basic secretarial, clerical and housekeeping functions such as customer service, examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval, (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control. This position, in addition to superb technical skills, will also require the ability to follow the CRMC service commitments to customers and fellow staff. Other duties as assigned.

Education: Associates Degree Required.

Certification: BLS Healthcare Provider Required. Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) as a CT Technologist
preferred. If not currently registered in CT, must obtain CT certification within one year of completing CT training.

Experience: Two years experience with all types of CT exams on multi-slice scanner is preferred. Operates Computerized Tomography scanners, flow regulated injectors, UPS systems, patient monitors, hospital computer systems and other associated medical imaging equipment. Have the ability to deal with patients, families and other hospital employees in a professional and caring manner in times of great stress and crises. Have the abilty to handle constant pressure, stress and numerous interruptions associated with the busy schedule in the CT area.

Company Description
Serving the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. With almost 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, Cookeville Regional offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area
including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. The medical center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of
the hospital and includes both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit. As a city-owned medical center, CRMC is financially independent, reinvesting millions of dollars each year into new and improved services. As a matter of fact, CRMC has reinvested more than $42 million over the past five years to help meet the healthcare needs of the region.

CRMC is recognized as Tennessee’s only hospital to receive the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery AwardTM for nine consecutive years and Tennessee’s only hospital to receive the Cardiac Surgery Excellence AwardTM for three consecutive years, according
to Healthgrades’ 2020 national report. CRMC has also earned the Commitment Award from the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE), patterned after the esteemed national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. Accredited by the Joint Commission,

CRMC also boasts the following achievements:
• Specialty certification by the Joint Commission for sepsis treatment and hip fracture repair
• Advanced certification as a primary stroke center by the Joint Commission
• Accredited cancer program by the American Cancer of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer
• Region’s only accredited chest pain center with primary PCI by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services
• Accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program by the American College of Surgeons

KEY SERVICES
The Heart & Vascular Center
The Cancer Center
The Rehabilitation Center
(inpatient and outpatient physical and occupational therapy)
The Birthing Center
Primary Stroke Center
Orthopedics & Spine Surgery
Robotics Surgery Program
Breast Center
Advanced Wound Care Center

GENERAL INFORMATION
247 beds 2,298 employees
190 physicians 146 volunteers

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Why Work Here?
CRMC offers metropolitan services by a staff that care for their patients as if they were family.

Serving the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. With almost 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, Cookeville Regional offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. The medical center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of the hospital and includes both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit. As a city-owned medical center, CRMC is financially independent, reinvesting millions of dollars each year into new and improved services. As a matter of fact, CRMC has reinvested more than $42 million over the past five years to help meet the healthcare needs of the region. CRMC is recognized as Tennessee’s only hospital to receive the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery AwardTM for nine consecutive years and Tennessee’s only hospital to receive the Cardiac Surgery Excellence AwardTM for three consecutive years, according to Healthgrades’ 2020 national report. CRMC has also earned the Commitment Award from the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE), patterned after the esteemed national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. Accredited by the Joint Commission, CRMC also boasts the following achievements: • Specialty certification by the Joint Commission for sepsis treatment and hip fracture repair • Advanced certification as a primary stroke center by the Joint Commission • Accredited cancer program by the American Cancer of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer • Region’s only accredited chest pain center with primary PCI by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services • Accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program by the American College of Surgeons KEY SERVICES The Heart & Vascular Center The Cancer Center The Rehabilitation Center (inpatient and outpatient physical and occupational therapy) The Birthing Center Primary Stroke Center Orthopedics & Spine Surgery Robotics Surgery Program Breast Center Advanced Wound Care Center GENERAL INFORMATION 247 beds 2,298 employees 190 physicians 146 volunteers

Address

1 Medical Center Blvd Cookeville

Chattanooga, TN
USA

Industry

Healthcare

View all jobs at Cookeville Regional Medical Center

What email should the hiring manager reach you at?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.