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CT Tech, Tyler, Full Time, Rotating

Company: UT Health Tyler
Location: Tyler
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across East Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. POSITION SUMMARY: Performs CT studies/ procedures for patients of all ages (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric) utilizing ionizing radiation and treatment of disease. Functions under the general supervision of the CT supervisor and in cooperation with the radiologists. This position is subject to overtime and call back as required by the hospital. DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: 1. Performs diagnostic, interventional, and/or therapeutic procedures for patients of all ages (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric) in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination/treatment by complying with established policies and procedures. 2. Organizes and documents all aspects of assigned patient care in coordination with radiologists, nursing personnel, and other areas of department to ensure accurate and timely performance of radiology procedures. 3. Participates in performance improvement activities by participating in the collection of data for performance improvement activities to ensure quality is consistent with established standards. 4. Assumes responsibility for professional growth and development by participating in educational activities to promote continuous improvement and compliance with patient care standards. 5. Responsible to assist in the training of new CT employees. 6. Trains students as applicable. SUPERVISION: Reports to the director or CT coordinator as applicable. Responsibilities So what experience are we looking for in our CT Techs? QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Associate degree in Radiography from an accredited college CT School/Certificate Preferred Experience: 2 years as a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Preferred CT Experience Preferred Certification and Licensure: TMB State License ARRT Registered Basic Life Support within 90 days of hire date PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift, push and/or pull heavy objects and to constantly walk, stand, bend, reach for and/or stoop. Ability to perform a full range of body motions including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination. Ability to see and hear to normal range with correction. Ability to wear lead protective devices for extended periods of time. Ability to work under stressful conditions and to work irregular hours. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Exposure to infectious disease on a constant basis. Exposure to ionizing radiation on a frequent basis. Exposure to unpleasant working conditions or undesirable elements, some of which are potentially hazardous or harmful, and which may require exercise of well defined precautions for protection from injury or illness. Potential for cuts, bruises, and muscle strains. Qualifications BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Service Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people. Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together. Quality Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best. Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole. People Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others. Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence. Financial Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business. Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible. Growth Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions. Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why. Now that you've read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Keywords: UT Health Tyler, Tyler , CT Tech, Tyler, Full Time, Rotating, Other , Tyler, Texas

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