CT Technologist I

  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Full Time - Evening Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 135031
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Summary

Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals. We are proud to be part of the MaineHealth family, Maine’s largest integrated health system of leading high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations.
 
Maine Medical Center is seeking a hardworking, eager CT Tech to join our team in our busy Emergency Department on 2nd shift.  As a member of our team you will be exposed to the latest technology and equipment, and will continue to improve and expand your skills at the only Level I Trauma Center in Northern New England.
 
**$5000 SIGN ON BONUS!** Current MaineHealth Employees not eligible, must be separated for 6 months.
  • Position Summary
    • This is a specialized clinical work performing and assisting with Computed Tomography scanning procedures. This is an entry level CT Technologist position requiring competence in performing basic CT exams. Must be able to accept assignments at all CT scanner locations which includes MMC Bramhall, Scarborough and Brighton; as directed by Manger. Work is performed under the direction of the Manager, CT.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Knowledge of Computed Tomography equipment, procedures and techniques, radiation safety and protection as well as anatomy and physiology at a level generally acquired through completion of a two year program of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology.
    • License: Must be licensed as a Radiologic Technologist through the State of Maine or obtain licensure prior to hire.
    • Certification:
      • Must be registered as an RT through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists by completing registry examination.
      • Advanced certification through the ARRT in Computed Tomography preferred but not required. Must obtain advanced CT certification by completing a secondary registry examination within 1 year of hire.
      • Current BLS Certification.
    • Experience: 1 – 2 years RT experience preferred with 1 – 3 months of CT experience. Will train appropriate candidate if needed.
    • Knowledge of department policies and procedures as well as familiarity with department equipment and material at a level generally acquired during three months of on-the-job orientation and training.
    • Basic understanding of all CT physics.
    • Analytical ability to determine the best method to providing requested images based on the patient’s physical state and pathology in accordance with established protocols. Must evaluate scans to determine diagnostic quality.
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to elicit cooperation from patients and gain their cooperation while undergoing various CT scanning procedures. Must communicate effectively with radiologists.
    • Ability to perform and/or adapt to changes associated with different work environments and different equipment.
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously (i.e. begin next scan, post process last scan, and transmit images).
    • Understands and supports a culture of ownership and engagement.
    • Required to travel between facilities as needed.

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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