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NE - WCHS CT/Rad tech Full time - $ 44.58 /HR **13 WEEK CONTRACT**

Lighthouse Medical Staffing Winnebago, NE

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DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST (Rad/CT Technologist)

Job Purpose & Position Overview Receives patients, explains methods of procedures, positions patients, selects and sets technical factors, sets accessory equipment and makes exposures necessary for the requested procedures. Works with patients to assess needs, provide assistance, resolve problems, and satisfy expectations.

Monitor patients' vital signs Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities: Demonstrate the Winnebago Tribe's core mission, vision, and valuesPerforms a variety of difficult radiographic examinations. Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to details. Knowledge of radiographic exposure techniques. Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues. Determines technical factors including referring, interpreting and applying procedural guidelines.Calculates correct exposure factors of time, distance, kVp, and mAs Controls image quality, i.e. patient positioning, compression, and image production. Establish requirements of nonstandard examinations to determine technical factors, positioning and number of images needed to satisfy the requirements. Knowledge of radiation protection standards, devices, and techniques.Performs necessary QC for modalities for which they are assigned. Interprets and applies radiation protection standards and techniques. Carry out a variety of digital radiology duties. For example loading readers, pushing images to a Picture Archiving System (PACS) workstation, electronic editing and annotating images.Maintain and troubleshoot cassette readers, picture archiving systems (PACS), and various radiology Information Technology (IT) equipment.Performs a variety of difficult radiographic examinations. Conducts routine as well as complex exams and is qualified in at least one other modality other than general Radiology. Maintains all required trainings and experience requirements to retain qualifications.Knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Controls image quality, i.e. patient positioning, compression, and image production. Establishes requirements of nonstandard examinations to determine technical factors, positioning and number of images needed to satisfy the requirements.Makes sound, well-informed and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change. Knowledge of and ability to deviate from the normal in nonstandard examinations and procedures to achieve the highest quality images for the nonstandard patient, example: establish requirements of nonstandard examinations to determine technical factors, positioning and number of images needed to satisfy the requirementsMaintains records of patient workload examinations, equipment, and radiation surveys.Maintain data base records of patients examined, examinations performed, views taken, and technical factors usedRepresents the department in staff meetings to provide update of new developments in the field and exercises judgment to evaluate their usefulness and recommend adoption by the clinic. Plan and coordinate work operations in radiology department. Requisition supplies to meet the needs of the department. Other duties as assigned Required Qualifications/Skills: Bachelor's Degree in applicable field and 2 years of applicable experience, or combination of education and experienceMust be ARRT registered Technologist 1-2 years of CT Training and Experience Required Physical Requirements: Normal to light office work which includes the ability to lift up to 10 lbs. Regularly required to walk, stand, and sit for extended periods of time and use hands to operate computer keyboard, phone, and various office equipment. While performing daily duties, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Cognitive Requirements: Reading, writing, calculating Above average social interaction skills Reasoning/Analysis Works with minimal to no supervision Language Requirements: Must possess the ability to read, write, and speak the English language fluently. Must be able to continually and effectively employ professional verbal and written communications skills.

Certificates, Licenses & Registrations: Maintain accreditation through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist by complying with rules and regulations set forth by the ARRT i.e., completing the mandatory 24 continuing education units per biennium, any fees required to maintain credentials as certified Radiographer, Mammographer, and/or CT technologists for the duration of employment.

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