As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
CT Tech is a part time second shift position, although a flexible schedule and opportunities to pick up extra shifts is required. CT Technologist is responsible for performing CT imaging studies while providing quality healthcare service utilizing Siemens Flash and GE Lightspeed scanners. Technologist must be board certified within one year of hire. Knowledge of routine CT protocols with accurate room preparation and screening of patients for contrast administrations. Great communication skills required.
This position is responsible for performing Computerized Tomography imaging studies while providing a quality healthcare service that includes total patient care in a comfortable, friendly environment. Excellent communication skills are essential to this position due to required continuous interaction with public and professional/medical personnel. This position is also responsible for performing basic X-Ray functions such as assisting X-ray techs with ED patients with digital imaging. Responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of Nemours.
Responsible for working knowledge and operation of GE 64 slice and Siemens dual energy Computerized Tomography Scanners and workstations.
Knowledge of routine computerized tomography imaging protocols along with performing patient examinations by protocol by designated radiologist.
Provides accurate room preparation and instructions to patient/family according to the procedure and physically prepares the patient for examination which includes explaining the imaging procedure and answers pertinent procedural questions.
Responsible for screening of patients to be imaged for contraindications that may be hazardous to their health or to the safety of others.
Assists radiologists by evaluating patients and obtaining written screening for administration of contrast media.
Start IV and injects contrast material for imaging studies.
Observes patient for allergic reaction after administration of contrast.
Maintains work habits consistent with hospital and department policies, reports unsafe conditions and incidents to the immediate supervisor and demonstrates safe work habits.
Operates hospital computer systems for patient data entry and retrieval/order entry and completion of study.
Determine proper radiation exposure factors for CT to minimize patient dose according to protocols set by the radiologist.
Ensures proper function of equipment by proper usage and maintenance. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care with respect to the appropriate specific chronological age, development age or social maturity of the patient.
Must demonstrate working knowledge of Radiology Imaging including: Portable Radiographs; CR and DR imaging.
Must have the ability to work well with others.
Aids in the training of new personnel, students and physicians.
Regular attendance is required and this position is considered essential for purposes of staffing during severe weather emergencies and other natural disasters.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, must have reliable transportation and must be able to work on an on-call basis. Good communication skills are required.
DE state license with 90 days of employment
ARRT/ Radiographer certified within 1 year of employment.
ARRT /CT board certified within 18 months of employment.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique âœBridge to a Healthy Futureâ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.