To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.
Performs a variety of diversified duties involving scanning and related procedures. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Graduation from an A.M.A. approved radiologic technology program and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists' Certification, and Connecticut State License. AS required, BS preferred.
A.R.R.T. certification and demonstrated technical skills to meet entry level standards of routine radiography required. A.R.R.T (CT) certification required. Six (6) months to one (1) year of Computed Tomography experience preferred.
RT(R) certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), (ARRT) CT Certification, Connecticut State License, and CPR Certification required.
Demonstrated skills in use of Diagnostic Imaging equipment, image processing and image allocation. Must be knowledgeable of Radiography exam codes and Radiology information systems including scheduling, editing and completion functions. Must possess good communication, patient care and technical skills. Ability to set up and operate C.T. Scanning equipment and utilize scan/manage/display software programs. Is familiar with routine examination protocols and basic cross section anatomy. Willingness to learn and assist in medical dosimetry is required. Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. They may frequently be required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. They may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of radiation. They are frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Incumbents as well as external and internal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.