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CT / MRI Technologist - CT Scans, Casual/PRN (6255)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a CT/MRI Technologist to perform CT and MRI examinations for review and diagnosis by radiologists in such a manner that efficiently contributes to the mission, vision, and values of the organization and ensures quality and continuity of patient care.

 

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

50%

  1. Demonstrates a working knowledge of CT and MRI scanners and ancillary equipment and information systems (RIS/HIS/PACS) used in performing these examinations.  Proven competency must be documented.

5%

  1. Responsible for proper identification of patients and all images with patient’s name, date of birth, patient’s identification number, body orientation, etc.

5%

  1. Coordinates CT/MRI examinations to ensure quality and continuity of care.  To this end, may be asked to schedule inpatient, outpatient, and emergency CT/MRI examinations as necessary.

5%

  1. Assumes CT/MRI emergency call responsibilities on a rotational basis

5%

  1. Archives CT/MRI images appropriately, i.e. film, optical disk, future PACS.

5%

  1. Maintains accurate documentation for departmental and hospital records by recording neatly, accurately, and completely.

5%

  1. Provides accurate and sympathetic instructions to patients and family members regarding the examination process.  Explains the procedure(s) in words that are understood.

5%

  1. Responsible for screening patients for contraindications that may be hazardous to their health and safety.  Relates contraindications to radiologist for direction.

4%

  1. Participates in training and orienting new employees and students as assigned.

3%

  1. Actively participates in quality assurance and performance improvement in CT/MRI.

3%

  1. Keeps a current knowledge regarding technical developments, trends and techniques in CT/MRI procedures and equipment.  Maintains registry and licenses, through appropriate journals, workshops and seminars.  Attends department meetings and educational in-services.

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

 

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

  • Performs other duties as assigned

100%

 

 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with co-workers, patients, family members, and general public

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate’s degree from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology required
  • Previous experience in MRI and/or CT and strong background in cross-sectional anatomy preferred pediatric experience preferred

 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Board Certified ARRT required or obtained within 6 months of hire date.
  • Basic Life Support required
  • Current license from the State of Nebraska required
  • ARRT registered in CT and MRI is preferred.

Job Details

Date Posted November 26, 2018
Date Closes February 24, 2019
Requisition 925705-13376
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department CT Scans
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2034.01 Radiologic Technologists
Zipcode 68114

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Problem Resolution
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Radiology
  • MRI Technologist
  • Radiology Technician

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