General / CT Tech

Children's Minnesota
Published
November 19, 2020
Location
St. Paul, MN
Job Type
 

Description

About Children's Minnesota

Children's Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children's is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. In 2018 Children's Minnesota was verified as a Level I Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Children's maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children's health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children's received Magnet® recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Please visit childrensMN.org .

Department Overview

The Radiology department provides a complete range of sedated and nonsedated diagnostic imaging procedures for major and minor pediatric surgery, disease, or injury. Twenty-four hour consultation services as well as education and outreach programs are available.

Position Summary

The General/CT Technologist is responsible for operating diagnostic equipment and CT equipment to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The technologist orients the patient and family to the scan procedure and physically prepares and processes the patient through the study. The technologist prepares and assesses image quality and presents completed images to the Radiologist. Performs radiographic procedures and related techniques producing images for interpretation by and at the request of a licensed practitioner. Provides appropriate care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure.

Qualifications
ARRT certification as a radiologic technologist.
* Minimum of 4-6 months experience as a Radiologic Technologist.
* Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
* Ability to learn CT protocols including exams with contrast.
* Knowledge of standards precautions, radiology quality principles and patient confidentiality requirements.
* Knowledge of and ability to use basic life support actions.
* Ability to work overtime as well as on-call, evening, night and weekend hours.
* Knowledge of principles of radiation safety and protection.

Career Pathing
Normally promoted from: Radiologic Technologist
May be promoted to: CT/MRI Technologist

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's requires proof of immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases prior to employment, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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