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CT Tech - PRN

Medical Associates

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Posted On 08/09/2023

Job Overview


Medical Associates Radiology department is seeking a CT Technologist to work as-needed (PRN).

As a CT Tech, you will perform specialized diagnostic medical imaging procedures, producing quality images for interpretation by physician, specific skills in computed tomography. You must be an energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented individual with excellent communication skills and be able to positively relate with others in a fast paced environment.

Schedule: Mon-Fri primarily between 6:30am-5:00pm, flexibility required. PRN Status working generally 1-2 shifts per week, benefits are not included. No weekends, holidays, or call!

Location: West Campus – 1500 Associates Drive Dubuque, IA

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to post process images and prepare study for Radiologist/Physician to read
  • Elicit patient histories from medical charts and the patient; explain and prepare patient for procedures.
  • Communicate with Radiologist or Physician to select appropriate parameters.
  • Monitor patient's condition during procedure and initiate appropriate life support if necessary.
  • Keep work area clean, organized, and stocked with pertinent supplies.
  • Maintain accurate charge tickets 
  • Maintain proper information in the RIS, tracking images to various other locations.
  • Apply principles of radiation protection to both patients and staff.
  • Cannulate veins for administration of contrast material or other medications.
  • Maintain computed tomography and power injector equipment in good condition, reporting any malfunction to Manager Radiology.  Perform Quality Assurance.
  • Complete all other assigned projects and duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience: Three to five years of similar or related CT experience.

Education: Board certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist and CT certification required.

Interpersonal Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees, leadership, physicians, patients and visitors

Other Skills: PACS, Cerner, hoyer lift operations, gurney, wheelchair, injection paraphernalia, power injectors, and vein cannulization.

Physical Aspects:

Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Crouching - Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Crawling - Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time.

Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.

Pushing - Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

Pulling - Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

Fingering - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.

Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sound with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.

Vision - 20 / 40 or better in the best eye with or without correction.

Repetitive Motions - Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 pounds force constantly to move objects.

Medical Associates Clinic & Health Plans is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, marital status, parental status, disability, veteran status, or other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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About the Company

Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.

Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice.  Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.

In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.

Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 4155 Pennsylvania Ave in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville,  Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.