Tower Health
CT Technologist
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Philadelphia Map
Posted: 09/10/2020
Closing: 10/09/2020
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Tower Health
Job description

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

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Responsibilities

The CT technologist must demonstrate an understanding of cross-sectional anatomy, pathology and medical terminology. Must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique, along with the knowledge of radiation protection and patient safety. Assists the Radiologist in the completion of examinations ranging from tissue biopsies to fluid drainages. CT technologists are primary liaisons between patients, radiologists and other health care members. Uses professional and ethical judgment, along with critical thinking in performing their duties.

Under the direction of the Lead CT Technologist, performs a variety of procedures that require sound judgment, ingenuity and initiative.



Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma or GED required.

Completion of formal Radiologic Technologist training at an AMA approved school.

Experience:

Previous Cat Scan experience preferred.

Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.

Licenses/Certificates:

Current ARRT Licensure.

Maintains appropriate CE credits as per the ARRT.

Current American Heart Association CPR for HealthCare Provider required

CT Technologist