CT Tech

Covenant Health
Sevierville, TN 1 month ago

Covenant Health

Sevierville, TN

CT Tech

Full-Time, 7:00 PM-7:00 AM

Rotating 7 days on/7 days off

LeConte Medical Center Overview:

LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility at [ Link Removed ] .

Department Overview:

The Radiology Department at LeConte Medical Center is high volume with full diagnostic imaging services. This department is staffed with multi-modality technologists and RNs who work as a team to provide excellent patient care. The imaging team, while fast-paced, works to create a positive, fun atmosphere for both patients and their staff.

Position Summary:

Performs physician defined routine and specialized diagnostic imaging procedures. Provides support assistance/activities as needed. Does require performing diagnostic x-ray in addition to CT .

Job Requirements

Position Accountabilities and Performance Criteria:

  • Applies principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self and others; determines appropriate exposure factors and protocols.
  • Collaborating patient’s clinical history with procedure, ensuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Completes and verifies accurate informed consents.
  • Assists in inventory control.
  • Maintains established department policies/procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety and safety requirements.
  • Assists in the care of equipment. Cleans area.
  • Assumes responsibility for patient needs before, during and post procedures; proactively assists patients, families, licensed independent practitioners and visitors as needed.
  • Receives training and acts as a super user for training other imaging personnel. Attends in-services and other training seminars. May assist in the training and orientation of other staff.
  • May transport patients. Assists in other areas of imaging as needed.
  • Receiving, scheduling, relaying and documenting verbal, written and electronic orders in the patient’s medical record.
  • Proficient in all clerical duties, radiology information systems and PACS.
  • Applies the principle of patient safety during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including double IDs, falls, transport and hand washing.
  • Assists Supervisor/Lead Tech/Manager with reports and statistics as needed.
  • Completes and verifies accurate informed consents.
  • Performs venipuncture, starts and maintains intravenous access as prescribed by a licensed dependent practitioner.
  • Educate and monitors students and other health care providers with performing exams.
  • May participate in one or more activities/committees as an Imaging representative.
  • Performing CT diagnostic and CT interventional procedures as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Proficient in patient assessment, monitoring and sterile techniques.
  • Proficient in the administration of contrast media and appropriate emergent measures.
  • Selects appropriate technical factors with consideration given to established protocols, body habitus and other factors influencing data acquisition.
  • Manipulates and reconstructs data for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Documents patient exposure/dose.
  • Assists licensed independent practitioner with interventional procedure, including time outs according to policy.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.