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C.T. Technologist

LMC Careers 
Part Time -  Hours 
 
AM & PM Available

 

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities. Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

 

 The 557-bed hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs nearly 8,000 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education. The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and more than 70 physician practices.

Job Summary

Performs computerized tomography scans. Performs specialized procedures including biopsies, aspirations and drainages.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education:  Graduate of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology, Radiation Therapy or Nuclear Medicine
  • Minimum Years of Experience:  None
  • Substitutable Education & Experience:  Military training may be assessed and used as a substitute towards educational requirement
  • Required Certifications/Licensure:  Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists with a Post Primary certification in Computed Tomography;  Possess a South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association license
  • Required Training:  None

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates competence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment for the following patient population:
    • Adolescent (13 years through 17 years
    • Adult (18 years to 65 years)
    • Geriatric (over 65 years)
  • Observes condition of patient while in the CT Department and contacts appropriate personnel when necessary.  Recognizes emergency patient conditions and initiates appropriate care.
  • Prepares patients for CT procedures.  Uses universal precautions on all patients.
  • Provides pertinent information to radiologist, which will contribute to plan of care.
  • Discusses with patients the process to be followed in performing the CT procedures; Obtains patient’s signatures for consent forms as needed.
  • Obtains optimum quality CT scans with appropriate measurements, windows and other special functions for interpretation by radiologist.
  • Monitors intravenous contrast injections.  Uses CT injector.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides radiation protection in accordance with standards established by the state and federal boards.
  • Assists radiologists with biopsies, aspirations, drainages and other specialty procedures requiring aseptic techniques.
  • Initiates patient charging for CT procedures, intravenous contrast and other supplies  in the Hospital EMR.
  • Makes appropriate decisions based on judgment within the scope of their ability on technical or patient related problems and notifies the appropriate personnel.
  • Assist in quality control of the equipment by contacting the appropriate personnel and notifies the department supervisor as necessary.
  • Electronically sends images to the appropriate destination including PACS.
  • Maintains cleanliness of CT Department and equipment. Uses proper cleaning technique, disposes of contaminated needles properly and maintains adequate stock of linen and supplies.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, e.g., fire or disaster.
  • Practices and implements good service excellence at all times. Be caring and genuinely concerned for patients. Be patient and try to relieve some of the anxiety patients have during a CT procedure.
  • Proficient in starting IV’s and injecting contrast for certain procedures

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.
 


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina