Job Description Overview
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand
and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our
Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect,
accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as
individuals and professionals, every day.
At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality
medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the
patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a
Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting
where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees
of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and
contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous,
comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the
care provided to their patients.
Performs a variety of diversified duties involving scanning and
related procedures. Essential duties and responsibilities include
the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Performs warm up calibration procedures necessary to
ready the scanners for patient imaging.
1.1 Performs proper machine warm and calibration every
morning as noted by Radiologist through quality image.
2. Sets up and operates the CAT Scan equipment to ensure
accuracy and picture quality.
2.1 Operates the CAT scanner to produce images for
diagnosis according to department policy as noted by supervisor and
3. Selects and operates equipment as directed for patient
3.1 Follows proper protocols for patient exam according to
established department procedures as noted by supervisor and/or
4. Obtains pertinent clinical information from patients and
charts, explains procedure and encourages cooperation through
quality patient care.
4.1 Utilizes safety screening sheets on every patient as
noted by supervisor and/or patient feedback.
5. Consults with radiologist in charge for required exam
and set up prior to patient imaging.
5.1 Consults with radiologist prior to patient exam for
non-protocol exams as noted by radiologist feedback.
6. Schedules and coordinates all patient scheduling,
preparation and arranges for patient transport.
6.1 Coordinates schedule of patient flow to ensure smooth
work pattern as noted by staff and patient feedback.
7. Responsible for keeping work area clean and well stocked
and maintaining equipment.
7.1 Keeps work area clean and well stocked every day as
noted by supervisor and/or patient feedback.
8. Maintains pertinent section logs and performs clerical
duties as needed.
8.1 Keeps proper log data on every patient as noted by
supervisor and/or feedback.
9. Administers I.V. contrast.
9.1 Performs I.V. infusions in accordance to department
10. Demonstrates basic leadership skills and professional
10.1 Demonstrates ability to function in any position
within assigned areas to ensure continuation of patient services as
required as observed by supervisor.
11. Plans and/or implements care for assigned patients.
11.1 Demonstrates knowledge of developmental stages from
adolescence to old age and applies developmental theories/concepts
when planning and implementing care for the adult patient as
observed by supervisor and as indicated by feedback from staff.
12. Types all applicable information into the computer
12.1 Types all demographic patient information from the
consult into department computer according to computer program and
department protocol as observed by supervisor.
13. Contributes to an effective quality management and
quality control program for assigned area that is consistent with
overall departmental/hospital quality management plan.
13.1 Monitors Q.A. activities in accordance to section plan
as observed by supervisor.
14. Patient Satisfaction: ED & Inpatient scoresInpatient
Wait Time: ED Wait Time: ED Courtesy:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Minimum of three years experience as R.T. (R)Proven Cat Scan
Registered R.T. (R)Licensed in the State of Connecticut
While performing the duties of this job the employee is
regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or
feel; and talk or hear. They may frequently be required to sit;
climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. They
may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color
vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to
adjust focus.The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical
parts and risk of radiation. They are frequently exposed to fumes
or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise
level in the work environment is usually moderate. Incumbents as
well as external and internal applicants who become disabled must
be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the
assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by