Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) offers a variety of cancer treatment options including radiation oncology. Radiation therapy, or radiation oncology, is quicker, safer, and more precise than ever before. Radiation oncologists at CCCN use the most advanced treatment planning systems and state-of-the-art radiation technology to deliver internal and external radiation that helps prevent cancerous cells from growing or dividing and potentially eliminates them. Motivated, caring professionals are encouraged to join us.
Career Opportunity: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada has an exciting opportunity for a CT Technologist at our Twain site in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Under general supervision, is responsible for the coordination and administration of all CT/MRI radiologic exams; ensures technical quality and timely reporting of results. Assures compliance with appropriate regulatory agencies related to patient and employee safety. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, including the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Performs CT and MRI procedures as ordered achieving a high level of quality. -Offers expertise to physicians regarding the appropriateness of additional/modified studies, etc. -Escorts patients to the treatment room. Assists with dressings as necessary. Completes all paperwork necessary to ensure timely delivery of CT/MRI services. -Develops and processes radiologic films. Logs radiologic procedures completed. Processes routine paperwork. -Protects patient and self in accordance with prescribed safety standards. -Ensures the safety and physical comfort of the patient while in technologists care. -Conducts technologist's control measures to monitor machine performance. Reports all malfunctions and/or need for adjustments to the proper company or facility. -Arranges preventive maintenance as recommended by vendor. Follows prescribed safety standards in operating equipment. -Orders, logs, and returns outside films requested from other agencies; completes appropriate documentation. -Arranges for the release of films to patients and outside agencies. -Maintains paperwork for tracking loaned films. Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
-Associate degree in CT Technology from an accredited school.
-Minimum three years' experience as a CT Technologist.
-Certification as a registered CT technologist with (ARRT) is required.
-Current IV and CPR certifications are required.
-Certification in CT and MRI preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require a full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination for the operation and repair of all department equipment. Lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Lifts and pushes patients in wheelchairs/stretchers weighing up to 300 pounds and places in appropriate positions for the operation of equipment. Requires the ability to reach above shoulder height. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to direct contact with patients with the potential for exposure to blood, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, and other conditions common to clinical environment.
Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment and have a passion for caring for their patients.
Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We'd Love to Hear from You! If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fighting the war against cancer. To apply please click on the "Apply" link.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify.