Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

CT Technologist

CT Technologist

Job ID 
10487
Type 
Temporary Full-Time
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients.

 

The CT Technologist performs and/or assists with CT procedures according to department procedure manual utilizing correct anatomic positioning while adjusting technical factors of equipment in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation and applying immobilization devices and/or shielding as required.

Responsibilities

Information Processing & Image Review

  • Manages electronic data, processes information (subtraction or other digital manipulation) for interpretation, reviews exam for proper positioning, technique, identification, and records required information.
  • Transfer images to PACS and verifies the action. Reviews the case, patient medical history, protocol, and prior images, using clinical judgement to ensure a successful outcome.

Instruction

  • Instructs radiology students and/or new staff according to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety.

Maintenance & Safety Checks

  • Performs visual maintenance and quality controls checks, records and reports results to appropriate personnel, identifies problems and communicates them to immediate supervisor, takes appropriate corrective action when necessary, and offers solutions as appropriate.

Maintenance of Supplies

  • Responsible for ensuring an adequate inventory of supplies, linens, and accessories.

Exam Scheduling

  • Coordinates and schedules examinations.

Medication Administration

  • Initiates intravenous access for the administration of contrast and/or radio pharmaceutical isotopes; accesses patency; understands emergency procedures in the event of extravasations and/or allergic response.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to assess patients' conditions and request assistance when necessary
  • Ability to assist in the movement of patient to and from wheelchairs, carts and radiographic tables
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

 

Qualifications

Degree or program that provides you the eligibility to attain certification or licensure

1. Washington State Radiologic Technologist Certification 

2. Obtained ARRT CT certification or will acquire within 12 months of employment

3. Certified as a Radiologic Technologist by ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) and currently registered and/or have an unrestricted state license.

 

Three years of CT technologist experience preferred

 

THIS IS A TEMP POSITION: 01/02/2018 - 06/11/2018.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.