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UnityPoint Health Computed Tomography Technologist in Rock Island, Illinois

Under general supervision performs professional duties in the application of Computerized Tomography services. Demonstrates proficiency in performing all CT Exams, administering contrast media, and other related patient care services.

UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.

Job Performance

  • Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures and the administration of contrast media.

  • Correctly performs all prescribed CT procedures in an efficient manner.

  • Utilizes good judgment to plan effectively and solve problems.

  • Is cognizant of radiation safety to self and others.

  • Demonstrates competency in the storage and transfer of exams.

  • Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures and the administration of contrast media.

    Patient Care

  • Provides patient education and insures correct consent forms are signed.

  • Demonstrates competence in the administration of age appropriate care.

  • Obtains and records adequate patient history and interprets physician's orders correctly.

  • Correctly orders, tracks and charges exams in a timely fashion.

    Quality Improvement

  • Assures that equipment is in proper working order and performs all necessary quality control testing.

  • Logs in technical information, completes reports and surveys, and complies with all regulatory agencies.

  • Completes Occurrence Reports as needed.

  • Participates in hospital wide Performance

    Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Radiologic Technology with equivalent training and experience as required by the licensing bodies.

Experience: 1-2 years in General Radiology. Previous CT experience is preferred

License(s)/Certification(s): The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in both Radiology and CT. Holds a current license or conditional license from the State of Illinois Emergency Management Agency and/or the Iowa Department of Public Health. CPR certification. Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Accountability, Adaptability, Collaboration, Communication – written & verbal, Decision making, Flexibility, Customer/patient focused, Interpersonal skills, Independent Judgment & Decision Making, Managing priorities/deadlines, Planning and organizing skills, Problem-solving and analytical ability, Professionalism, Relationship management, Self-Development, Teamwork, Technical Aptitude – ability to learn new systems quickly.

Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2020-76737

Street: 2701 17th St

Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity

Name: CT- RI

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.4

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: varied/varied

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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