Providence Health & Services CT Technologist in Torrance, California
Providence is calling a CT Technologist (Per Diem/Variable-shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA.
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We are seeking a CT Technologist who will perform CT scans according to accepted department protocols and hospital policy and procedure.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Organize, plansand direct activities relating to patients and procedures for designated time and area. Maintain steady workflow ensuring a complete, accurate and timely work product
Demonstrate computer science knowledge and principles related to CT scanning and films according to approved protocols
Demonstrate complete working knowledge of imaging equipment and computer software necessary to perform studies. Calibrates imaging system as required per guidelines
Demonstrate complete working knowledge of all equipment within the department. Selects appropriate equipment and applies immobilization devices as required for patient safety
Assist Physician with special procedures. Practice sterile technique and prevents cross contamination to patient and instruments
Perform and/or assist with CT procedures according to approved department procedure manual
Prepare and review films in PACS for interpretation by a radiologist for positioning, technique, identification and quality. Retrieve and call report to physician, floor, surgery and ER upon request
Practice sterile technique and prevents cross contamination to patients and instruments
Demonstrate correct and adequate anatomic positioning skills and uses film markers properly
Provide radiation protection to patient, staff and self according to prescribed safety standards
Assist in training and guidance of radiology students
Review patient questionnaire and request for physician notes and/or special instructions. Consult with Radiologist and patient if necessary to assure safety and appropriateness
Verify patient identification by verbal communication, ID band, etc
Recognize emergency situations, initiates code and administers aid as needed
Assist with ordering and stocking of supplies and equipment
Keep room/work area neat, orderly and prepared with supplies necessary to complete exams
Willingly perform other related duties outside immediate work area as assigned or required (i.e., filing, transport, clerical)
Record pertinent patient information and completes all paperwork as required and assists in maintaining files. Sort patient's files and reports timely, accurate and concise per department policies
Demonstrate working knowledge of hospital information system, computer-based systems, and Meditech
Demonstrate awareness of legal issues and compliance in respect to patient care. Maintain complete confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information. Secures and handles patient records maintaining patient confidentiality with respect to patient and family rights
Lead by example in demonstrated work ethic
Attendance: report to work each regularly scheduled workday. Accurately records all work time including meal periods
Punctuality: Ready for work at precise starting time and continues working until scheduled departure time. Return on time from all meal periods
Appearance: Project a professional image, follow the hospital dress code policy and/or department requirements. Wear hospital name badge at all times on duty
General Work Habits: Readily accept work assignments in a positive manner. Perform work that is accurate, neat and consistent. Documentation is legible
Assist and provide orientation/training of new employees and students
Required qualifications for this position include:
Associate's Degree in Radiological Technology or equivalent in approved A.M.A. program
Valid California State Certification License in unlimited diagnostic radiology services
Venipuncture certificate and documented competency
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Valid CT Certification License
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Radiology Technologist
Req ID: 319858