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Mercy Medical Center Clinton CT Scan Technologist in Mishawaka Medical Center - Mishawaka, Indiana

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Night Shift

Description:

Why Saint Joseph Health System?

Saint Joseph Health System is a not-for-profit, multi-hospital health system located in North Central Indiana.

Our system includes:

  • Mishawaka Medical Center: 254-bed acute-care hospital located in Mishawaka

  • Plymouth Medical Center: 58-bed acute-care hospital located in Plymouth

  • More than 85 providers in the Saint Joseph Physician Network located across the Saint Joseph and Marshall counties

  • Community Health Centers and additional points of access

  • St Paul's is a 316 suite campus for independent living, assisted living, rehabilitation, memory care, long-term nursing care and numerous senior activities located in South Bend

  • Holy Cross is a 168 suite campus for rehabilitation and wellness and skilled nursing programs located in South Bend

  • Trinity Tower with 84 affordable senior apartments located in downtown South Bend

  • VNA Home Care is our home care agency that helps transition patients from the hospital to home and back to their regular daily activities

  • Saint Joseph PACE provides care and services to seniors with chronic care needs allowing them to maintain their independence in their homes for as long as possible (transportation provided)

At Saint Joseph Health System , our values give us strength. That character guides every decision we make - even when those decisions are complicated, costly or hard. We honor our mission to care for every man, woman and child who needs us by investing in technology, people and capabilities that allow us to set the standard for quality care.

About the Job:

Performs CT Scanning procedures. Consults with Radiologist and referring physician on the types of scans performed on each individual. Responsible for the designated areas or procedures as required for CT Scanning as well as the general care and safety of patients while in the department.

What You Will Do:

    1. Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.2. Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.3. Performs all functions and operations of the CT Scanner as well as the necessary QC on equipment. Responds to equipment failure.4. Selects the correct Radiologist scanning exam protocols to produce exams consistent with diagnosis, symptoms and patient history.5. Produces images of high technical quality while keeping radiation doses as low as possible and causing little or no discomfort to the patient. Handles QA’s all images for correct imaging windows.6. Assists Radiologists with invasive procedures.7. Performs CTA of all vessels and exhibits competency utilizing the workstation for all advanced reconstructions.8. Supplies and handles medical emergency situations including reactions to contrast media.9. Communicates skillfully and tactfully in all situations. Informs patients concerning delays and in the explanation of the exams in lay terminology. Completes histories for the Radiologist, and communicate to referring Physicians concerning the exams.10. Demonstrates master of IV sites and Creatinines using bedside blood analyzer.11. Maintains stock levels and keeps a clean and orderly work environment.12. Uses PACS system, Nightshift functions, and follows up on all exams to be sure they are completed in a timely manner including reports.13. Identifies appropriate opportunities for innovation, is conscientious with detail with tasks and balances the demands of multiple assignments. Understands priorities and is able to adjust to the volume of work on each shift.14. Plays a supporting role in all aspects of the department. Offers assistance to co-workers and others. 15. Performs other duties consistent with the purpose of the job as directed

What We Are Looking For:

Education: Registration in American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in CT.

Licensure: Current Indiana Radiographer license.

Experience: 1 year current or recent experience in CT scanning preferred.

Other Job Requirements:

The ability to work well with and handle needs of all patient age groups. Good people skills, to interact effectively with sick or irritable patients in order to gain their cooperation. Requires independent decision-making skills and excellent cross sectional anatomy knowledge. Maintains appropriate personal appearance, attendance and observes working hours. Complies with work rules and regulations. Acts toward all associates in a way that is consistent with the organizations philosophy and values. Maintains high customer sensitivity and responsiveness in day-to-day encounters.

Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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