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CT Tech I - AdventHealth - Kissimmee
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Kissimmee
AdventHealth Kissimmee is a 163-bed community-focused hospital
Conveniently located near Walt Disney World
The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties
AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded to include a new medical office building, patient tower, and new main entrance
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealthâ™s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlines in the organizationâ™s Performance Excellence Program.
Performs all exams using ADVENTHEALTH CT protocols. Uses ADVENTHEALTH policy for proper identification of patient prior to performing exam. Educates patient concerning exam. Properly screens patients for any contrast allergies. (Exam supervision and Administration)
Completes all exams in a timely manner, keeps work flow moving, and minimizes empty table time. Follows through after completing exam with communication, transportation and discharge of OPâ™s. (Personal Productivity and Accountability)
Performs all types of imaging procedures and operates all equipment safely and properly including scanners, injectors and monitors. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to perform scans on patients on all ages, adapting protocols as necessary. (Clinical Competence)
Properly screens patients of childbearing age and operates all imaging equipment in a safe manner minimizing radiation exposure to patients, families, and co-workers. Practices infection control standards and utilizes approved PPE and disinfectant agents. Maintains properly stocked, organized and clean room. Performs QA on CT scanners. Employee job duties may include transport of pharmaceutical waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area. Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling pharmaceutical waste) to include proper handling and transport of pharmaceutical waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment. (Safety and the Environment of Care)
What You Will Need:
Florida State License- general radiographer
ARRT â“ R
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of various diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of CT procedures
Knowledge of CT scanners
Ability to learn and grow with new technology
Customer Service skills
CT Safety including radiation protection
AS or BS degree in Radiological Technology
Prior CT experience on GE CT scanners
Prior CT experience
General computer skills and PACS
Basic IV competency
General physics and anatomy
Under general supervision, primary duties include imaging both neuro and body scans on patients from neonate to geriatric, following the age specific guidelines of ADVENTHEALTH parameters, transmitting images for diagnostic interpretation, and keeping the hospital computer system up to date with the progress of these exams. The CT technologist actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all, while implementing the principles of AdventHealth.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.