Medical Radiation Technologist II

Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
The Medical Radiation Technologist II: Performs, produces, records high quality Diagnostic Images and ensures a high level of patient care; Reviews requests for Diagnostic Imaging examinations for relevant patient history, medication(s) and laboratory test results to identify imaging requirements; Correctly identifies patient and follows NOD (Name Occupation Duty). Performs high quality patient care, comfort and safety by: Explaining procedures and applicable preparation requirements to the patient. Obtaining relevant medical history, completing screening questionnaires and consents as applicable. Responding to questions, concerns or physical and psychological needs of the patient. Recognizing and responding to patient limitations, changes in patient status and/or adverse reactions and adapts exam or procedure accordingly (i.e. suspends exam, and/or engages other resources/personnel appropriately). Performs Diagnostic Imaging examinations in accordance with established departmental and organizational procedures and operates imaging equipment in an effective, efficient and safe manner. Performs accurate imaging by selecting the appropriate protocols as approved by the radiologist according to clinical history on the requisition. Makes decisions on modifications to scanning parameters and consulting with the radiologist or cardiologist if needed. Seeks clarification, assistance, guidance and/or expertise from manager, director or radiologist when necessary. Recognizes unusual or possible abnormal results and checks with the radiologist or cardiologist as needed. Performs post-processing as protocolled. Completes patient records and accurately inputs patient data into the Radiology Information System (RIS), Picture Achieving Communication System (PACS) and as applicable Hospital Information System (HIS) or patient’s chart.

Description:
As a Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT) II, you will perform specialized technical radiological imaging examinations on patients for the purpose of disease and pathology diagnosis. You may perform specialized diagnostic imaging procedures for Physician/Radiologist review, interpret physician requisitions and assist with the care and maintenance of imaging equipment.

Classification: Medical Radiation Tech II
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: (RGH) CT
Primary Location: Rockyview General Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.50
Posting End Date: 20-NOV-2019
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 09-DEC-2019
Temporary End Date: 07-DEC-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Nights
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $36.81
Maximum Salary: $47.30
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Completion of diploma from an accredited Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT) program. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists (ACMDTT). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:
CAMRT Continuing Education courses (i.e. CT course 1, 2 & 3 or equivalent CT training course) for applicable specialty required within 3 years of hire (CT course 1 registration to be started within 6 months of hire). A minimum of two years general technical experience. IV Certification. Previous experiences in appropriate imaging modality and a general knowledge of computers. Good organizational skills and ability to assume responsibility. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to cooperate. Ability to work independently and promote good teamwork. Perception, initiative, good judgment and concern for detail and accuracy. Ability to demonstrate tact and courtesy in dealing with patients, staff and physicians. Ability to work under pressure and in emergencies. Ability to communicate in English required. Practices effective radiation protection.

Preferred Qualifications:
CAMRT CTIC certificate preferred. Minimum 5 years CT experience.