Hackensack Meridian Health

Cat Scan Technician

Job ID
2022-113453
Department
PMC-Cat Scan
Site
Palisades Medical Center
Job Location
US-NJ-North Bergen
Position Type
Full Time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
36
Shift
Night
Shift Hours
Night
Weekend Work
Weekends as Needed
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
As Needed

Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

 

Cat Scan Technician working with the CAT scan department at Palisades Medical Center (PMC) within the Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) network.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Cat Scan Technician at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Prepares and performs CT scans in compliance with department standards with a minimum of 99% accuracy.
  • Regularly updates knowledge of technologists regulations appropriate to the ages of patients served.
  • Schedule appropriate amount of time for each patient, regularly reviews the requisitions received during the shift, and schedule properly throughout the shift.
  • Prepares all opaque contrast media for various exams with a 100% accuracy.
  • Processes films within 30 minutes of the completion of the examination.
  • Translates physician¿s orders with minimum accuracy of 99%.
  • Monitor inventory levels and advises senior technologist on supervision of needed supplies.
  • Charge all patient exams on an as needed basis.
  • Transport patients to and from floors to a designated area as needed.
  • Identifies and troubleshoots all machine malfunctions and reports to senior technologist on supervision.
  • Keeps work area clean and tidy at all times to prevent any unnecessary injuries to other workers and patients.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned. 12. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • One year minimum experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • 1 -2 years experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • NJ Registered Radiological Technologist License.

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