CT Scan Technologist

Employer
CareMount Medical, P.C.
Location
Mount Kisco
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 21, 2018
Closes
Apr 10, 2018
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

CareMount Medical Group is currently looking for a Full-time CT Technologist in our Mt Kisco location!

Position Overview:

Responsible for performing and reformatting the CT examination that creates the images needed for diagnosis and the performance of interventional and therapeutic procedures. This also includes creating a tranquil environment, so patients will be able to adhere to examination instructions.

Essential Functions:
• Identify anatomical orientation on all required images and assures proper file identification on all images
• Demonstrate competency performing all computerized tomography procedures and the operation of all related equipment
• Greet patients, obtain history, and enters information in computer system
• Scan according to guidelines
• Observe patient vital signs during examination
• Provide instruction/mentoring to new hires.
• Maintain CPR certification
• Perform procedures in compliance with Standards of Care, facility and regulatory requirements, and ARRT Standards of Ethics
• Maintain quality standards as it relates to HIPPA regulations
• Assist in the completion of the accreditation process for American College of Radiology (ACR) every three years
• Demonstrate a positive patient experience; share information with patients, providing knowledge about the procedure; ensuring they are aware of follow-up steps and requirements
• Demonstrate a positive experience from the referring providers; providing excellent quality
• Consistently submit images of diagnostic quality without recommendation of additional image acquisition; performs quality assurance on images and equipment; demonstrates competency in utilizing systems
• Make decisions authoritatively and wisely after adequately contemplating various available courses of action
• Contribute to efficient out-patient Operations, maximizing the productivity of assigned modality
• Observes patient for vital signs during examination
• Utilize sterile techniques preventing contamination
• Identify anatomical orientation on all required images and assures proper file identification on all images
• Review each examination for technical accuracy, presents completed examinations to radiologist, and communicates pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of patients following the procedure
• Demonstrate teamwork; interacts in a positive manner with employees and contributes to a collaborative work environment
• Meet or exceed deadlines, follows through, demonstrating accountability, flexibility and adaptability
• Enhance professional growth and maintain certifications, registration and active CME's through education programs, conferences, and workshops

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Associate degree or Baccalaureate degree in radiography, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine preferred
• ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist) certified
• 2 years of experience in computed tomography preferred
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to communicate with patients, visitors, and employees within the organization
• Ability to adequately use, or learn to use, the department\'s computerized system and its associated devices

Physical Demands:
• Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
• Must be able to lift and carry items weighting up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to assist patients weighing 300 pounds or more and place them in appropriate positions for the operation of equipment.
• Requires eyesight correctable to 20/20 to operate equipment and review images.

Core customers and key relationships
• Patients
• Patients Families and Friends
• Physicians and Other Medical Staff
• External Medical Partners

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. CareMount is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Company Description CareMount Medical, P.C. is the largest independent multispecialty medical group in New York State, providing comprehensive medical care of the highest quality to over 550,000 patients in 43 locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster counties. Founded in 1946 as Mount Kisco Medical Group, CareMount has grown to over 525 physicians and advanced practice professionals representing 40 different medical specialties. CareMount is affiliated with world-class organizations including the Massachusetts General Hospital, Mount Sinai Health System, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. CareMount offers on-site laboratory and radiology services, endoscopy and infusion suites and operates seven urgent-care centers. Our physicians are frequently recognized as best doctors in respected publications and have been featured in lists including New York Magazine's "Best Doctors", Westchester and Hudson Valley Magazine's "Top Doctors" as well as in Castle Connolly Medical's "Top Doctors". For additional information about CareMount Medical and its specialties, please visit: .

The group has always maintained a firm commitment to each of our patients...to provide high quality medical and surgical care in a warm, friendly setting, and in a caring manner. Each and every member of our professional and support staff is dedicated to this ideal - physicians, nurses, technicians and support personnel.