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CT Technologist PRN

"You can make a difference in the life of an oncology patient and find your career satisfaction by joining our team of healthcare professionals today."

About Oncology Consultants

Oncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 25 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region.. 

About the Position

Provides quality patient care under the direction of the Director of Imaging, Radiologist, and Practice Administrator. Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in all diagnostic imaging procedures. Assumes responsibility for all designated areas of procedures as required, as well as, providing support in any area. Must be able to communicate with patients, radiologists, staff members, and all other internal and external customers.

Qualifications:

  • Able to perform Metric system conversions.
  • Understand CTDI and DLP

Responsibilities:

  • Performs quality control test(s) required prior to exams.
  • Thorough knowledge of cross sectional anatomy
  • Responsible for and performs diagnostic procedures requiring understanding of anatomical positioning.
  • Selects correct technical factors on an individual basis and produces quality images with minimal exposure to radiation.
  • Uses all available radiation protective devices for the safety of self and patient.
  • Performs pre-exam duties which include verifying referring physician’s orders/diagnosis, verifying patient identification, obtaining history, documenting allergies, assessing renal function for contrast explaining examination and safety procedures, obtaining all appropriate signed consents and preparing patient for the procedure. Answers any questions and assists with procedure.
  • Performs post exam duties which includes explaining and documenting any instructions needed for follow up of exam.
  • Administers contrast agent for designated examinations under the supervision of the radiologist. Administers radioisotope under the supervision of the radiologists.
  • Uses the appropriate personal protective equipment related to the exam.
  • Limits and refrains from personal conversations and/or phone calls that can be overheard by patients.
  • Practices sterile techniques, preventing cross contamination. Practices safe sterilization and infection control after each exam.
  • Reports any allergic reaction or injuries to the radiologist immediately and maintains adequate records on patients as needed or directed.
  • Performs examination appropriate to protocol.
  • Processes and submits data to Radiologists for interpretation.
  • Prepares CD’s and other appropriate paperwork. Ensure previous comparison studies are obtained and uploaded by appropriate staff.
  • Maintains accurate records required by all governing bodies.
  • Must be familiar with "CODE PROCEDURES" with the ability to responds quickly to unusual or emergency situations, and the location and use of emergency equipment.
  • Assists patients on and off of examination tables in a safe manner
  • Escorts patients to proper examination area within the center.
  • Uses safety precautions when using any equipment, stretchers, chairs, and step stools.
  • Provides immobilization as required
  • Practices safe sterilization techniques after each exam
  • Maintains a neat and orderly work environment
  • Keeps room stocked with supplies at all times
  • Reports any break down or equipment mat function to management immediately. Completes proper paperwork as necessary.
  • Accurately, notes procedures performed for billing office purpose.
  • Does not discuss examination results/finding with the patient’s family without direction from the radiologist.
  • Attends all in service meetings and reports any incidents to center manager
  • Represents the center with a positive, professional attitude and professional and professional appearance in all activities and communications.
  • Calculate, measure and record radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received, used and disposed, using computer and following physician's prescription.
  • Dispose of radioactive materials and store radiopharmaceuticals, following radiation safety procedures.
  • Prepare radiopharmaceuticals, adhering to safety standards that minimize radiation exposure to workers and patients. Practice “ALARA”.
  • Maintain and calibrate creatinine meter and adhere to CLIA standards
  • Gather information on patients' illnesses and medical history to guide the most appropriate method of Imaging or protocol to use.
  • Train and supervise student or subordinate technologists.

Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Medical Center | Memorial City | Sugar Land | Katy | Willowbrook | Southwest Northwest | West Houston

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