Rad/Cat Scan Tech (PRN) in Athens, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 1/14/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Athens, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/14/2021

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Radiology/CAT Scan Tech– Radiology – PRN – Variable Shift –position available.

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment, and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

  • When ordered, prepares, and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

  • Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions, as necessary.

  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions, as necessary.

  • Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits, and reports scan results.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree of Applied Science in Radiography is required.
  • Current ARRT licensure is required.
  • BLS through American Heart Association or American Red Cross is required at the time of hire.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.