Radiology, CT Tech, Night Shift, Three 12’s | Travel |

Position & Client Overview:

A 500-bed tertiary care facility in Portland is looking for a contract CT Tech to work three 12-hour night shifts.

In Portland, Oregon, you'll find top-notch chefs and tons of food carts to explore. Art is everywhere, from theaters to street corners. Plus, there's the world’s largest indie bookstore and more craft breweries than you can imagine. And don’t forget about the massive urban forest and the bike-only bridge—Portland is all about biking!

Be sure to pack your raincoat. Locals love their rainy days, so if you want to really experience Portland, you'll need to be ready for some wet weather. But don’t worry, if it rains during the day, there are plenty of cozy indoor spots like restaurants and cafés to duck into and enjoy.

Weekly Pay Rate: $2,313

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of leadership, the CT technologist is responsible for operating and providing high quality computerized tomography to patients in a safe manner for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders. These cross-sectional images provide detailed information about soft tissues, blood vessels, and bones, which is essential for accurate diagnostics. CT CT Tech will position patients to ensure they receive the proper dose of radionuclides and perform the imaging procedure.

Skill Requirements:

  • Interpreting the orders provided by the physician or other prescribing medical professional
  • Explaining what will happen during the CT scan to patients
  • Positioning patients properly to take the necessary images
  • Administering IVs that contain contrast dyes to enhance imaging
  • Examining images to ensure they’re usable
  • Updating patient medical information
  • Cleaning and maintaining CT scan equipment
  • Keeping inventory of CT scan supplies and making orders for supply restocks as required

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Perform computed tomography (CT) procedures
  • Position patients and answer any questions they have regarding the procedure
  • Ensure the proper dose of radionuclides are administered, starting IV lines if needed
  • Monitor patient discomfort throughout the procedure
  • Review images for quality
  • Accurately document the procedure and update patient records

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Provider BLS – American Heart Association
  • National Registered Technologist – Radiography – American Registry of Radiologic Technologists –OR– National Registered Technologist – Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • National Registered Technologist – Computed Tomography within 1 year of hire –OR–National Computed Tomography Technologist – Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board within 1 year of hire.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 year experience as a registered technologist performing CT scan and X-ray

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law. #IND

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