Summary: Performs computerized axial tomography procedures in accordance with the established professional and departmental standards and procedures.
Other information: One year CAT Scan experience preferred.Must complete Point of Care Testing training as part of Department Orientation.
Responsibilities: Reviews consultation request, checking for special instructions and consults with the Radiologist as necessary. Obtains patient history for correlation with scan. Ensures that billing codes match the exam that was done. Begin and ends procedures and document scans all relevant paperwork. Completely follows through with urgent add-on requests. Pleasantly greets patients, confirming their identification and introducing yourself. Completely explains examination procedure to the patient and their family if present. Provides radiation protection to patients, staff and self according to prescribed standards. Performs all routine CT Scan procedures according to established protocols. Evaluates the scan for technical quality. Demonstrates anatomy under investigation. Demonstrates a complete working knowledge of all equipment located within the CT department. Performs visual preventative safety inspections. Identifies and communicates problems to immediate supervisor. Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures and administers first aid or CPR as needed. Completes needed follow-up documentation such as contrast reaction forms, extravasation reports and Safety Tracking Tools. Assist radiologists with CT guided drainages and biopsies. Verifies that patient has consented to the procedure and understands the risks, benefits, alternatives and follow up. Prepares and administers contrast media according to department policies and procedures. Evaluates lab values as required prior to administering contrast media and beginning interventional procedures. Is competent in aseptic technique and properly labels and handles multidose containers. Is IV competent. Stocks supplies, monitors and reports supplies in shortage and special order items. Keeps work area clean and neat. Maintains daily equipment logs. Demonstrates a working knowledge of Radiology PC software programs such as Novius, Invision, Document Scanning. Can access Scheduling.com and can order patient exams in Invision if necessary. Seeks out educational opportunities. Shares new knowledge with others. Willingness to learn. Volunteers for special assignments.
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Education: Essential: * Associates Degree in related field Education specialization: Essential: * Radiologic Technology
Location: Hospital-Main Campus
Shift : Variable - may be required to cover other locations
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.