Technologist CT

Cleveland Clinic

Akron, OH

Job posting number: #7112044 (Ref:ccf16779304)

Posted: September 28, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic’s medical team and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Cleveland Clinic Akron General is now ranked as the No. 1 hospital in the Akron Metropolitan Area, according to U.S. News & World Report. Akron General is also recognized by U.S. News as the No. 7 hospital in the state of Ohio for. Join our family of caregivers and you will quickly discover how we empower your career.

Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator CT, the Technologist CT is responsible for performing computerized tomography procedures to aide in diagnosing disease or injury. Technologists work in various care settings throughout our campus.

The ideal candidate:

-Collaborates well with other caregivers in a team-based culture.

-Takes the initiative to learn.

- Thrives well in a collaborative, close-knit team.

- Can multitask and prioritize work in a stressful, fast-paced environment.

- Provides empathy and patient-centered care with strong communication skills.



Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand in hand.
  • Schedules and prepares patients for exams including coordinating procedures with Radiology, nursing units and other departments.
  • Oversees maintenance of equipment to ensure full calibration and complete functioning.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of supplies.
  • Observes patient constantly to respond to any adverse reactions to ensure safety.
  • Keeps abreast of new development in field by attending appropriate meetings/seminars and reviewing current literature.
  • Works continually to anticipate and exceed the needs and expectations of customers.
  • Assesses patients clinical history and performs exams appropriately by selecting proper setting to correspond to patients size, shape and clinical history
  • Selects proper settings that best demonstrate normal anatomy and pathology and transfer from computer to PACS and/or film.
  • Uses workstations proficiently to produce quality 3 D reconstructions.
  • Identifies patient and properly evaluates requisition for exam to be performed.
  • Identifies contrast and dosage and loads pressure injector using proper settings.
  • Injects contrast material by intravenous puncture or established intravenous, under the direction of the radiologist.
  • Ensures the safety of patients, visitors, co-workers and self, by using appropriate radiation and bloodborne pathogen precautions.
  • Complies with all Radiology information systems (including PACS) entry requirements for accurate patient, film, supply and tracking monitors.
  • Assists and supports the Radiologic student program, specifically the clinical aspect. Provides supervision and feedback to students as they perform procedures. Reviews images with students on request and provides quarterly evaluations of students to clinical instructions for formal reviews.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.
  • Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Other duties as assigned


Education:

  • High school graduate or the equivalent.


Certifications:

  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology.
  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in computer tomography within 24 months of appointment.
  • Current Radiology license in the State of Ohio.
  • BLS from AHA.


Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
  • Ability to work other shifts including weekends and holidays on a rotating basis.


Work Experience:

  • Two years experience in diagnostic Radiology in order to be eligible for onsite training in CT Scanning preferred.


Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required



By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.


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