HCA, Hospital Corporation of America CT Technologist PRN -Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
- *Portsmouth Regionalis a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is also one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction.
Portsmouth Regional Hospital (PRH) has been recognized with “A” grades in the spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The hospital safety score is compiled and administered under the guidance of The Leapfrog Group — a leading expert on patient safety. This “A” score is the fourth consecutive “A” for PRH. PRH is two of six hospitals (out of 13) in NH and 798 hospitals (out of 2500) nationwide to receive an “A,” ranking them among the safest hospitals in New Hampshire and the United States._ Our Mission is to serve our community with innovative care delivered with compassion and a commitment to excellence. Our Vision is to become recognized as a healthcare leader in New England, providing advanced care in a safe, healing environment. * * * * * * *POSITION SUMMARY_*:
Registered Technologist at the clinical direction of a Radiologist and the Director of the Imaging Services, perform computerized axial tomography procedures with minimum supervision. Maintain equipment and supplies. Work with the Director of Imaging Services to plan budget, workflow and staffing needs. Implements / updates department specific policies, procedures and standards with adherence to facility, state, federal and Joint Commission criteria. Provide leadership in development, optimization, and application of system protocols. Communicates on a daily basis all patient related issues or problems that occur.
_SPECIFIC ELEMENTS & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS_:
Perform computerized axial tomography procedures. Review patient history and pertinent information. Explain procedure and position according to protocol. Administer contrast material, according to physician's request, by means of an existing IV line or by performing venipuncture and placing IV line; recognize and respond to hypersensitivity or allergic reaction. Select proper technique/protocol to obtain optimal data; perform scan*Evaluate images and send to print network and/or workstation.*
Organize daily work schedule and respond to emergencies as they occur.
Perform daily calibration check on equipment; clean and perform minor maintenance procedures. Log problems and usage; alert supervisor as appropriate. Maintain wall units.
Participate in continuing education.
Perform on-call duties and/or work variable shifts as assigned to meet department needs.
Provide for patient care; comfort, safety and patient confidentiality and report any patient care problems to Director.
Demonstrate competency in the use of all applicable aspects of the CIS, RIS, and PACS.
Fosters staff development, teamwork, and effective communication.
Perform related duties as assigned.
_ _ _EXPERIENCE_*: (Minimum relevant work experience for successful job performance) *
Less than 1 year þ 3-7 years 1 to 3 years More than 7 years þ Other preferred/required experience: _ _ _ _ _EDUCATION_: 2 year/ Associate Degree
ARRT, CT Certification required by 12/31/2013
Title: CT Technologist PRN -Portsmouth Regional Hospital
Location: New Hampshire-Portsmouth-Portsmouth Regional Hospital - Portsmouth
Requisition ID: 00147-6136