UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • CT Technologist- Main C ampus

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-8729
    Type
    Reserve
    Department
    7130 CT Scanner
    FTE
    0.00
    Shift
    1st, Days
    Job Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    New Grads?
    Yes
  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

    • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
    • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

    Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

     

    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

     

    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply

    Responsibilities

    Under the direction of a radiologist, the CT Technologist performs diagnostic computerized tomography examinations accurately, independently, and efficiently.

    Qualifications

    Education Background

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent. 
    • Satisfactory completion of formal specific training in an AMA-approved Radiology Technology program.
    • Satisfactory completion of a formal cross sectional anatomy class and a formal CT instrumentation class (must complete classes within 2 years of hire).
    • Requires completion of NWH (in-house) venipuncture training before contrast injections are performed.

    Licensure, Registration, Certification

    • Requires certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (R). OR: board eligible graduate from an accredited institution.  Certification required within 3 months of hire.
    • Advanced Registry in the modality within 12 months of hire date
    • CPR or BLS is required, must be obtained within 90 days of hire.
    • Requires 24 CME credits every two years.
    • Requires completion of NWH (in-house) venipuncture certification before contrast injections are performed.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit/department.
    • Demonstrated venipuncture skills for administration of ionic and non ionic contrast material.
    • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and MRI physics and principles.

    Work Experience

    • Minimum of 1 year radiology experience, preferably in an acute care hospital environment preferred.
    • Prior CT experience preferred.

    Physical Abilities

    • Able to position patients in a safe manner and stock supplies.
    • Able to move freely about the department and hospital.
    • Able to differentiate color, preferred.

    Physical Demand Level:  Medium

    In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

    Lift / Carry

     

    20 to 50 pounds occasionally
    10 to 25 pounds frequently
    up to 10 pounds constantly

     

    As required, must be able to-

    Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

    Push and Pull

    Perform fine motor functions

    Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

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