Summary: Performs radiolographic and computerized axial tomography procedures in accordance with the established professional and departmental standards and procedures.
Graduate of an AMA School of Radiologic Technology or equivalent. Hold ARRT RT(R) (CT) credential.
Minimum of 1 year in radiography. Registered in both Radiography and Computed Tomography.Two or more years Radiography experience preferred. One or more years CAT Scan experience preferred.
Responsibilities: Performs all CT Scan procedures according to established protocols. Evaluates scan for technical quality. Demonstrates anatomy under investigation.Performs all radiographic procedures according to established protocol including portable examinations. Evaluates scan for technical quality. Demonstrates anatomy under investigation. Prepares and administers contrast media according to department policies and procedures. Evaluates lab values as required prior to administering contrast media. Is competent in aseptic technique and properly labels and handles multi-dose containers. Is IV competent. Demonstrates a complete working knowledge of all radiographic and CT equipment within the department. Completes and assesses QC procedures per equipment requirements. Identifies and communicates problems by initiating machine service when needed and reports to immediate supervisor. Uses Radiation safety and reduction techniques such as Image Gently and Image Wisely to minimize radiation exposures to patients, self and others. ALARA Correctly identifies patient using two forms of identification, typically Full Name and Date of Birth. When rotating to an outpatient site, compares provider script to order requisition and ensures the exam and ordering provider are accurate. Consults with a radiologist as necessary. Verifies images are successfully transferred to PACS prior to tracking exams in the Radiology Information System. Transmits images to vRad and authenticates timely according to after-hours protocol. Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures and administers first aid or CPR as needed. Completes follow up documentation such as contrast reaction forms, extravasation reports and Safety Tracking Tools. Supports department success through inventory, ordering and stocking of supplies; rotates stock to prevent exceeding product expiration dates, systematically removes any expired items from use; collaboratively reviews schedules and ensures sufficient staffing coverage; assures Joint Commission standards are met for areas of responsibility. Other duties as assigned.
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Education: Essential: * Associates Degree in related field Education specialization: Essential: * Radiologic Technology
Location: Millville All Services
Shift : Variable - may be required to cover other locations
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.