Position located at DMC Harper University Hospital, one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the nation with fully-implement Electronic Medical Records, 100 percent medication scanning and advanced robotic surgery technology. Located in Detroit, Harper has served patients from across the country and around the world for over 150 years. Harper is among America’s oldest and most highly regarded teaching institutions
Under general supervision and following established policies and procedures, performs diagnostic CT exams utilizing appropriate imaging equipment. Verifies patient identity and reviews patient's medical record for appropriateness of exam or procedure. Interviews patient to obtain, verify or update medical history and assesses risk factors such as medications, pregnancy and/or psychological indicators. Explains procedure to patient, including side effects of pharmaceuticals administered, risks, benefits, alternatives and follow-up. Sets up equipment and acquires appropriate images as per script. Reviews images, makes initial observations, documents exceptions from established protocols and communicates data to radiologist. Recognizes and responds to medical emergencies as appropriate. Provides physician-prescribed post care instructions to patients. Participates in process improvement activities within radiology practice including but not limited to quality of care, patient flow, reject-repeat analysis and patient satisfaction. Provides imaging education to residents, student technologists and new employees. Able to take call/standby as required by the department. May perform the duties of a Radiologic Technologist, as needed.
1. Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in Radiology (R) or Computed Tomography (CT) preferred. 2. Required to have or successfully complete American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support - Healthcare Provider (BLS) training by end of orientation period. 3. One or more years of experience as a Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in Radiology or advanced certification in Computed Tomography (CT).
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Internal Number: 1905041603
About Detroit Medical Center, Harper University Hospital
Your Expertise will feel right at home!
When you join our team, you partner with top physicians as part of an evolving, collaborative practice:
-Large, complex health system with both tertiary care and community hospitals -Detroit Receiving (Level 1 Trauma), Harper-Hutzel (adult tertiary/specialty), Children's Hospital of MI, Rehabilitation Institute, Sinai-Grace (community hospital), Huron Valley-Sinai (community hospital.
- Wide range of career choices in imaging including full-time, part-time and contingent positions. Explore personally and professionally rewarding opportunities in CT, General Radiology, MRI, Nuclear Medicine.
-Opportunities for career growth through other modalities or into Lead/Management positions
-Academic institution, providing opportunity for participation in research studies
- Exposure to full range of specialty protocols - trauma, outpatient, neurosciences, orthopaedics, radiation oncology, pediatrics