Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
CT Technologist
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
CT Technologist performs complex Computed Tomography imaging procedures at least 90% of the time, to include production of diagnostic images of the human anatomy and vascular structures following prescribed protocols. CT Techno to perform accurate image archival via appropriate local archival media & Verification & Archival of complete studies on the PACS System, operate post processing/3D Work Stations, operate Power Injectors in preparation and administration of IV Contrast material, maintain accurate up-to-date records of procedures performed,, practice sterile techniques as needed, maintain aseptic conditions and use universal precautions at all times, coordinate exams with other services, coordinate patient transportation to the appropriate areas, communicate pertinent patient information with Nursing units, exercise strict patient confidentiality, monitor patient's comfort while in the CT section, and participate in departmental In-Service training programs. The Technologist must also demonstrate: knowledge of Radiation Safety, an understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology and a high degree of accuracy in patient positioning / image acquisition. Technologist to float between various UCLA Radiology scanning areas, adhere to on-call, holiday, and weekend work schedules as prepared by the manager, participate in rotating shifts as required.

Job Qualifications
Must maintain Active CRT, ARRT (R) (CT), and CPR certification/Licenses. Knowledge of medical and scientific terminology, with the ability to distinguish between types of medical procedures and diagnoses. Knowledge of human anatomy and pathology. Ability to be flexible with working hours given adequate notice. Demonstrates consistent professional appearance. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical billing (RIS codes) to ensure appropriate accounting and reimbursement of services rendered is preferred. Knowledge of cross-platform computers, application and peripherals, as well as general office equipment. Ability to adapt to advancements and changing technologies.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.