CT Imaging Coordinator – HCCII CT – Full Time 8 Hour Rotating Shifts (Non-Exempt) (Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

As an integral part of the Imaging Services Team, the CT Imaging Coordinator provides support for the radiologists in the performance of highly specialized procedures in CT studies. Provides related work as required.

Essential Duties:

  • Organizes, plans and directs activities relating to patients and procedures for their designated area.
  • Assure all orders for CT services are properly reconciled each day. This includes reconciling charges for exams and assuring proper interpretation of examinations performed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of principles of CT physics and computer science related to CT scanning.
  • Demonstrates complete working knowledge of imaging equipment and computer software necessary to perform studies. Calibrates imaging systems periodically as required (i.e., tube warm-up).
  • Demonstrates correct and adequate cross-sectional anatomic positioning skills.
  • Selects appropriate CT scanning technique/equipment and determines the most suitable anatomical posture and positions. Procedures are planned and executed considering physiologic and developmental age. Serves ages infant through geriatric.
  • Reviews exams for proper positioning, technique and identification as per approved protocols.
  • Confirms patient identification by verifying name and birthdate.
  • Reviews patient questionnaire, doctor’s order and requisition for physician notes and/or special instructions, reviews with radiologist and patient if necessary, to assure safety and appropriateness.
  • Recognizes emergency situations, indicate code and properly administer aid as needed.
  • Performs visual inspections, selects appropriate equipment and applies immobilization devices as required.
  • Practices sterile technique and prevents cross contamination to patient and instruments.
  • Records pertinent patient information and completes all paperwork as required and assists in maintaining files. Performs billing functions timely and accurately.
  • Prepares exam for reading by the radiologist. All supporting documents are scanned into PACS.
  • Keeps CT scan rooms/work stations neat, orderly, and prepared and assures exam room is stocked with appropriate supplies. Assists with ordering and stocking of department supplies and equipment.
  • Willingly performs other related duties outside immediate work area as assigned or required (i.e., scheduling, Q.C. follow-up, transport, clerical).
  • Requires participating in after hours uncontrolled standby and call back. Position requires the use of a pager while on duty and while on stand by.
  • Exhibits organizational skills and utilizes time efficiently.
  • Accepts change as an opportunity for growth, learning and development; adapts to changing procedures and goals in a cooperative and positive manner.
  • Assist in maintaining an atmosphere of cooperation with other departments, medical staff and fellow employees.
  • Acts as a mentor to and is a source of information for less experienced Radiology Technologist.
  • Acts as an ambassador of good will when interacting with all staff members and other departments.
  • Uses the chain of command appropriately to communicate any concerns with the department, co-workers or medical staff.
  • Responsible for work schedule hours if any changes were made.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school or equivalent
  • Specialized/technical training Specialized/technical training Graduate of an AMA approved program in Radiologic Technology
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively work with physicians, staff, and patients.
  • Committed to excellence in patient care and customer service.
  • Organization/time management skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years Experience as a CT Technologist.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Computed Tomography (ARRT)
  • Certified Radiologic Technologist (CA DPH)
  • Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit (CA DPH)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)

 

The hourly rate range for this position is $45.00 – $76.50. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations..

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