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Technologist Assistant-CT


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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

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Summary

Job Description

Job Title:  Technologist Assistant CT

This position is located in Lancaster PA

Full-time, 1.0 varied shifts with every other weekend and holiday , no on call.

Located in the CT department at Lancaster, General Hospital

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POSITION SUMMARY: Performs advanced radiology patient care activities and procedures for patients of varying ages under the indirect supervision of a registered technologist/sonographer and completes all associated tasks and responsibilities necessary to manage patient care needs while patient is in Diagnostic Imaging Department for procedures.  Assist in the development and the monitoring of department specific systems and in the coordination of activities that improve the quality of patient care in Diagnostic Imaging Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

Environment Management –

  • Completes cleaning tasks utilizing OSHA standards. Performs maintenance and/or inventory of equipment according to unit/department standards.
  • Practices standard precautions while handling contaminated items.
  • Maintains unit order and efficiency.
  • Maintains appearance of patient care areas and public areas.
  • Responsible for adhering to all radiation safety regulations as established by regulatory agencies. 
  • Orders and stocks supplies to meet the needs of the unit/department
  • Maintains necessary inventory supplies for assigned workstation, rotating stock to eliminate outdated items.

Patient Care and Safety –

  • Provides basic comfort, support and addresses safety needs of patients.
  • Accepts verbal and/or written assignments from registered technologist and seeks clarification and/or assistance as necessary.
  • Demonstrate proper responses to emergency situations.
  • Completes examination, consultation, and billing procedures as required.  Performs other paper work as applicable.
  • Greets patients, confirms their identification, performing the correct procedures as directed.  Completely explains the procedure to the patient (and family if present) as directed.
  • Performs visual preventative safety inspections.  Completes warm-up procedures for each room/equipment as assigned.  Records quality control activities.  Reports equipment conditions to Quality Control/Materials Manager or appropriate personnel.
  • Follows through on assignments to completion and/or communicates to other staff members issues related to continuity of care.

Clinical Skills –

  • Performs duty/job with appropriate level of independence,  accuracy and efficiency
  • Demonstrates computer skills necessary to perform unit/department specific responsibilities
  • Schedule patients and demonstrate proper phone etiquette. Maintains necessary inventory supplies for assigned workstation, rotating stock to eliminate outdated items.
  • Technically competent in tasks within the scope of practice of a Radiology Technician Assistant.
  • Provides patient care procedures as outlined in the competencies appropriate to the Diagnostic Imaging Department under the direction of registered technologist/sonographer.
  • Demonstrate skills to properly manipulate all respective fixed or mobile equipment conducive to providing for a safe environment for patients and employees.
  • Assist in procedures to include but not limited to patient positioning, maneuvering of equipment, assisting in administering contrast, prepare room for procedure, and scrub in for sterile techniques.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Performs advanced patient care including but not limited to venipuncture and/or IV starts as directed based on departmental needs.
  • Assists radiologist in performing biopsies and limited imaging as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HS diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Completion of the educational requirements (additional formal education/training; maximum supervision for initial competency; high degree associated risk factors; yearly competency evaluation and training).

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Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

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Full Time Posted on 07/31/2021