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The University of Miami UMHC/SCCC has an exciting opportunity for a Computed Tomography Scan Technologist.
The Computed Tomography Technologist, through the operations of radiographic equipment obtains highest quality of diagnostic images with the least amount of radiation exposure. .
Obtains and examines the order for a CT Scan to be aware of information such as procedures requested, patient's condition and any other special notes or comments.
Ensures that orders are appropriate to the type of exam recommended by physician.
Notifies supervisor of any discrepancies and/or contacts physician's office for correct orders if necessary.
Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
Verify the patient's ID by checking their name and date of birth on electronic medical record and patient's wristband. Always obtain necessary consents and education.
Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures under the direction/supervision of a Radiologist using age appropriate standards of practice.
Consistently demonstrates complete competence in performing CT scans as ordered.
Assist radiologist with imaging procedures, starting IV's, and injecting contrast, if applicable.
Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedures. Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label. Film/transmit to PACS.
Charge procedures and supplies in UChart/Radiant. Dispenses oral contrast to patients for CT scans.
Loads and operates power injectors for contrast media administration.
Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
Graduate of accredited Radiologic Diagnostic Imaging Program
State of Florida License as General Radiographer
ARRT Registered / ARRT Certified in primary modality (within one year)
One year relevant experience (preferred)
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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