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CT Technologist- Multiple Shifts -Overnight Shifts during weekday

Kansas City, Kansas

Job ID: R-26908

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Overview

Our nurses are leaders and decision makers, working closely with physicians to provide the best care and most advanced treatments. On our team, you’ll work in an environment of respect and professionalism, and you’ll have the support to advance your nursing career in the direction you choose. Find out more about the wide variety of opportunities for nurses at The University of Kansas Health System.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

Job ID: R-26908 Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

The Weekend CT Technologist is responsible for producing images that produce cross sectional imaging for the purpose of diagnosing disease processes. Procedures can be performed at various locations throughout the Main Campus, West Plaza, Medical Office Building, Westwood, and Olathe. CT Technologists are expected to participate in on-going training and education. This role requires a minimum of a 12 month commitment and requires completion of an orientation training program


Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
  • Acts as a liaison for communication between other departments and assists when called upon for special projects that have been approved by the Radiology Department leadership team. -
  • Assists with developing continuing education strategies with the CT Department which will assist the long term enrichment of the staff.
  • Participates in providing teaching and learning opportunities to fellow technologists and students.
  • Ensuring that all staff are operating equipment optimally and safely by adhering to policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Is responsible for the operation of CT scanners and auxiliary devices within the scope of designated locations. Operates all equipment safely, ensuring that radiation exposure is set to provide the lowest dose for reasonable image quality as overseen by staff radiologists.
  • Maintains an organized flow of the patients scheduled, coordinates examinations in the most efficient order and performs exams in a sequence which minimizes the patient's stay in the hospital.
  • Must have an excellent working knowledge of contrast reactions and responses and be able to respond immediately to patient needs.
  • Responsible for completion of mandatory educational assignments as provided by supervisor/senior supervisor.
  • Responsible for performing routine CT procedures at a very high standard with an increasing knowledge and ability to perform specialty studies with experience.
  • Must be able to set equipment parameters, provide patient assessment and education, provide accurate patient preparation and provide venous access for the safe administration of contrast material.
  • Supports the Mission and Vision of KU Hospital and the desire to reach "World Class" status.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required Education and Experience
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiology Technology
  • Experience performing basic CT procedures

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 1 or more years 1 - 3 years of large facility experience

Required Licensure and Certification
  • Computed Tomography (CT) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS or BCLS) - American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Licensed Radiologic Technologist (LRT) - Kansas Board of Healing Arts (KSBHA) within 90 Days

Preferred Licensure and Certification
  • CT Certifications within 180 Days

Knowledge Requirements
  • Computer skills, high, related to RIS, PACS, EMR

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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Quote

The main reason I love coming to work is because of the amazing team. We promote a nursing culture that encourages kindness and teamwork, and I absolutely love that about our hospital. Riley Ferree, RN

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Our robust medical, dental and vision package allows you to choose options that are best for your family. We offer life, disability, and accident insurance plus voluntary offerings such as critical illness insurance and identity theft protection.

  • Giving back

    In addition to the quality healthcare we provide, we have opportunities to serve externally in our community in activities throughout the year.

  • Team-based culture

    At the health system, we are a team. If you are highly skilled and motivated but don’t want to work in an “everyone for themselves” culture like many academic institutions have, this is your place.

  • Support and Resources

    We have a comprehensive wellness program with resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health. Our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes free counseling sessions and legal advice options.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We offer tuition reimbursement for formal education credits.

  • 401(a)

    We offer a retirement savings plan with an employer contribute.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at The University of Kansas Health System? Review the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right combination.

  • Compassionate
  • Acccountable to Team
  • Takes Initiative
  • Possesses Integrity
  • Patient-Focused
  • Desire to Grow & Develop

Our Culture

  • Work with a team that supports you, in a place where you will feel you belong and will make a difference. We empower staff to put the patient first in all things – even beyond clinical care. We value people.
  • Driven to serve: Every employee makes an impact, regardless of your role – no matter if you’re in scheduling, facilities or clinical staff. We know that each step of the process ultimately impacts the patient.
  • Our leadership is approachable, open-minded, and adaptable to challenges in healthcare.
  • We demonstrate values proudly and consistently. Values such as diversity and inclusion are important to our staff; there is a desire to see this reflected by the health system internally and externally.
  • Even though we are a large organization, our employees feel the health system’s resources, culture and commitment to quality allow them to provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Our health system welcomes patients and cases that other hospitals cannot. This represents our commitment to care and our passion to challenge ourselves and be the best.
  • We are a true healthcare leader in the region, rooted in experience and excellence.
  • We offer unique opportunities for professional development, as well as convenient pathways for onsite continuing education among healthcare professionals and staff – from GED to CEUs.
  • We make a difference in our communities by improving the health and lives of our patients.
  • We also support our communities through Health System Employees Reaching Out events.

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