Requisition #: 2319
Location: Johns Hopkins Intrastaff, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Week: Temporary Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 2, 2021
Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service. Intrastaff is unique because it is one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.
Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington DC is hiring for a CT Technologist in the Imaging Services Department.
Night Shift Schedule: Monday-Thursday 2:30pm-11:00pm
- Performs all CT examinations according to department procedure manual and established protocols.
- Interviews patients (in/out) for history pertaining to CT exam. This history is to include unusual conditions or limitations and other pertinent information. This history as well as the LMP and the contrast information, must be entered in IDX in the appropriate fields.
- Resolves Image exceptions in the PACS system.
- Maintains, in writing, daily patient log book. This is to include patient name, medical record number, exam, patient history and contrast given.
- Prepares and/or administers contrast media, i.e. orally, IV or rectally.
- Monitors and observes any abnormal changes in patients color, respiration, heart rate and responsiveness. Responds appropriately to emergency situations, administers first aid/CPR as needed. Maintains emergency equipment in the room (to include O2, suction, sphygmomanometer, stethoscope, Benadryl, Adrenalin, Epinephrine 1:1,000 and 1:10,000) to insure availability.
- Confirms patient identification by verbal confirmation and visual ID band inspection as stated in the Radiology Safety Manual.
- Provides radiation protection to patient, staff and self according to prescribed radiation safety standards. Radiation protection provided, lead aprons (9.25 lbs), lead gloves (2 lbs) and lead glasses (2.5 oz.).
- Assists and/or moves patients independently to and from wheelchairs, stretchers and CT scan table (27” from floor).
- Prepare patients for procedures according to established Radiology Department protocols.
- Visually verifies accuracy of radiology order by checking physicians order in patient's chart or prescription. Verbal verification from physician may be necessary if orders are not clear.
- Minimum of High school or GED equivalent required.
- Work requires completion of an AMA approved program for Radiologic Technology or equivalent which is required in a two year college or technical school program.
- ARRT certified with current registration required.
- BLS CPR certification required.
- Minimum of 1 year experience required.
- Must be able to start IVs, administer medications and contrast media.
- Able to operate CT, position patient and assist patients to and from waiting room, holding room, dressing room and CT rom.
- Ability to recognize changes in patients condition, read charts, read physicians orders, identify contrast media, and review exam on monitor for completeness and/or immediate action by the radiologist if positive findings are present.
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