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CT Technologist

companyBPN Staffing Solutions
locationNewport News, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

BPN Staffing Solutions is offering all qualified Nurses and Allied Healthcare Professionals opportunities that fit their specific needs and desires. We offer travel contracts, local contracts, and PRN opportunities for Healthcare Professionals in the Carolinas and throughout the nation! We are here to make working easy!

BPN Staffing Solutions is currently seeking a CT Technologist to fulfill a 13-week contract at a facility located in Newport News, VA.

Contract Details:

  • 13-week contract
  • 4x10 Day shift available, Friday - Sunday 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
  • Guaranteed 40 hours
  • Weekly pay w/ travel stipend included

Responsibilities:

The CT Technologist I perform procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards. Operates CT Scanners and associated equipment with a high level of proficiency. This equipment includes scanner, post processing stations/programs, IV contrast injectors, O2 and suction equipment, patient transport and patient monitoring equipment.

  • Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient. Refers and questions orders to the Radiologist before performing exam. Contacts ordering physician when there are discrepancies.
  • Prepares patients for the procedure with a full explanation and documents on appropriate worksheets.
  • Reviews inpatients and outpatient/ clinic charts to obtain pertinent clinical history. Records medical history on requisitions. Correlates other test results and laboratory data with exam being performed.
  • Assures prior CT scans have been loaded to Stentor before obtaining protocol for the exam. Assumes responsibility for the exam from beginning of exam until completion of dictated results.
  • Prepares and administers IV contrast according to departmental protocols. On request, records contrast type and amount.
  • Prepares GI contrast appropriate to the patient's needs by .PO method or tube feedings.
  • Evaluates technical quality of images and consults with a Radiologist if needed. Recognizes abnormal anatomy and processes any additional, reconstructed images, and / or measurements as instructed.
  • Preforms basic patient care functions. Informs appropriate nursing personnel of any changes in the patient's condition.
  • Initiate life support measures for patients when necessary. Assists in. "Code Blue” procedures during medical emergencies.
  • Performs CT scanning and assists Radiologist during invasive procedures.
  • Practices proper sterile technique in the assembling of necessary supplies .
  • Performs all invasive procedures in accordance with blood borne pathogens, isolation, and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Is authorized to obtain medication or contrast material as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner, authorized/ certified technologist, orregistered nurse. Medications to include contrast materials cannot be administered without appropriate clinical credentials, training, and certification to do so.
  • Practices principles of radiation safety for self, employees, patients and family members.
  • Reports malfunctioning equipment to the department supervisor/manager/engineer.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited two (2) year AMA and ARRT approved program in Radiologic Technology required
  • BLS-AHA
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.)
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience in Diagnostic Radiology or 1 year experience in CT scanning
  • VA Radiology License Required
  • IV and contrast administration certification required before performing venous contrast administration.
  • Covid and Flu vaccine required (declinations not excepted)

**Rates are subject to change based on client need

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