HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cat Scan Tech PRN in Okeechobee, Florida

Cat Scan Tech – Cat Scan Dept. Raulerson Hospital Okeechobee, FL

Facility Description: For more than 34 years Raulerson Hospital has been providing our community quality healthcare with a personal touch. Raulerson is a 100-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of medical and surgical services for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. We are always looking for dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family.

About the area…* Okeechobee is a place that almost immediately feels like home. A unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. Just a hop, skip and jump from many of Florida's cities and attractions, Okeechobee is an affordable place to live, a fun place to relax and a great place to thrive. / Raulerson Hospital is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for five consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/

Job Description:

The Cat Scan Tech produces computerized tomographic scanner radiographs of designated anatomical areas in accordance with established practices and procedures. The position's tasks and responsibilities include: * Operates equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body. * Positions patients utilizing immobilization devices. * Moves equipment into specified positions and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors such as time and distance. * Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns. * Assists physicians with invasive procedures. * Exposes and develops film. * Operates mobile equipment in operating room, emergency department or at patient's bedside. Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff. * Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material. * Assists with transporting patients. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Position Qualifications: * Graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers. * ARRT Certification in CT. * Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imaging * Minimum 2 years experience as Imaging Tech. * Current Certification in Basic Life Support * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

/Cat Scan Tech, CT, Cat Scan Technician, Imaging, Imaging Services, PRN/

Title: Cat Scan Tech PRN

Location: Florida-Okeechobee-Raulerson Hospital - Okeechobee

Requisition ID: 00119-1963