Computed Tomography (CT) / Radiologic Technologist III - Diagnostic Imaging

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Jan 24, 2022
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Position Overview:** **POSITION SUMMARY:** Provides computed tomography and diagnostic imaging patient care services at defined levels to patients. **Principal Accountabilities:** + Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols. + Implements radiation protection and safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients. Maintains mandated continuing education requirements. + May be required to train / precept students and new techs. + Operates a variety of complex stationary and mobile diagnostic equipment. + Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately. + Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations. + Prepares for and assists the physician in computed tomography procedures. **Qualifications:** **MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS** **Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration** + ARRT Registered Technologist, RT(R) in good standing. + BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification required. + Additional ARRT certification in Computed Tomography (CT) preferred. + State Licensure (CRT) is required. + Fluoroscopy license required as per state regulations (within 90 days of hire). + Graduate of a JRCERT accredited education program in Radiography. + Must be knowledgeable of technical factors and radiographic views. + Broad-based knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and physiology is required. **Experience** + Previous experience as a Registered Radiologic Technologist is required. + Prior work experience in an acute care facility is preferable. + Training in computerized tomography is desirable. **Skills** + Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision. + Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations. **Organization:** Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** No **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Variable **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Varied Days **Weekend Requirements:** Saturday-Sunday **Schedule:** Per Diem **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** Per Diem All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.