Genesis Health System C.T. Technologist in Davenport, Iowa
Position Title: CT Tech
Department: CT Scan
Purpose: Provides general and specialized diagnostic imaging service and care to patients during both diagnostic and therapeutic imaging procedures. The technologist is accountable for optimal diagnostic images through the use of various types of diagnostic equipment.
Report To: Manager, Radiology
Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.
Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others
Education: 2 year college program or equivalent experience
Field Of Study: Radiological Technology
Special Training: Radiologic Technologist, Registered; Basic Life Support.
Licensure/Registration: Iowa Permit to Practice, ARRT. All employees hired prior to 3/1/17 must obtain CT Technologist certification prior to 1/31/19. All employees hired on/after 3/1/17 must obtain CT Technologist certification within 3 years of date of hire.
Experience: More than 1 year experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.
Physical Demands: High Intensity: Work requires heavy physical exertion and effort. Forces exerted are equivalent to lifting between 25 to 50 pounds. The need for physical stamina and endurance is great. The degree of physical strain produced on the job is high. It results in fatigue, and requires periods of rest. Job requirements for manual dexterity and physical manipulation are high. Work could involve the coordination of body movements involving various body postures. The position exceeds these high intensity demands routinely, 36-70% of the time.
Working Conditions: There is exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions exceeds 70% of their work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes