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Stanford Health Care CT Technologist (0.9 FTE, 12-Hour Rotating Shifts) in Palo Alto, California

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Rotating - 12 Hour (United States of America)

Computed Tomography

Main Stanford Hospital and six other outpatient clinics

Changing the Future of the Computed Tomography- Radiology:

A noninvasive medical test that uses special X-ray equipment (CT Scanner) with sophisticated computers to produce multiple images or pictures of the inside body.

Be Part of a Tight-Knit Team: Our department includes 55 CT techs who work around the clock to provide excellent patient care service with top-notch equipment. Our CT team tailors every exam to each patient’s clinical needs. We are an awesome group of CT techs who are proud to be one of the best CT techs in the nation. We learn, teach, and continue to improve our image quality with multiple clinical trials and research studies. Together, we support the Stanford Trauma Adult/Pediatric and Stroke Level 1 Center, oncology, cardiovascular, primary care for preventing screening…

Opportunities to Grow: Allied Health professionals in our CT-Radiology department have access to:

*Comprehensive 3 months training on state-of-the-art CT technology on GE and Siemens CT scanners

*The amazing technical support team from CT technical coordinators and leadership.

*Yearly CT workshops and monthly protocol updates.

Competitive Benefits: Allied Health professionals serving in the CT- Radiology unit receive:

*Great retirement and health benefit

*Shift differential for evening and night shifts.

*$2000/ year tuition fee reimbursement

Shift / Schedule

*3/12 hour rotating shift primary at the hospital.

*4/10 hour rotating shift primary at the outpatient clinics.

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview

The CT Technologist performs various CT procedures on sophisticated computerized equipment. This includes image transfer, archiving and performing of appropriate scanning protocols. Embraces C-I-CARE in active daily management and performs related duties as requested. Works under guidance of Radiologists and participates in technologist training program and performs related duties as requested. The CT Technologist treats patients, staff, physicians and the general public in a friendly, courteous and helpful manner. Incorporates the concepts of the Mission and Vision into practice.


Stanford Health Care

What you will do

  • Administers IV contrast in accordance with department policy.

  • Ensures that equipment and accessories are maintained and functioning. Reports problems to supervisor.

  • Evaluates CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label.

  • Transmits all exams to PACS (Picture archiving and communication systems).

  • Instructs and prepares patients for imaging procedure.

  • Performs specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures.

  • Performs routine and specialized CT exams.

  • Maintains high degree of exam quality, proper DFOV (Display Field of View), protocol, name and MRN (Medical Record Number).

  • Positions patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary.

  • Scans patients in time allotted as per department standards.

  • Efficiently prepares rooms for maximum utilization.

  • Troubleshoots reboots, calls help line, calls service and/or involves other individuals as appropriate.

Education Qualifications

  • High school diploma.

Experience Qualifications

  • One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation.

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to perform complex diagnostic imaging procedures.

  • Ability to perform general and specialized radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures which meet the departments standard of quality.

  • Ability to troubleshoot, document and communicate equipment problems.

  • Ability to work effectively as a team player.

  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and congenital/acquired pathology.

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.

  • Knowledge of Imaging processes and fluoroscopic techniques, methods and equipment.

  • Knowledge of methods of positioning patients.

  • Knowledge of principles of image processing and development applicable to diagnostic imaging.

Licenses and Certifications

  • BLS - Basic Life Support and

  • CRT and

  • ARRT-RTR - Reg Tech-Radiography ARRT and

  • ARRT-CT - Cert Arrt in CT within 1 Year and

  • VEN - Venipuncture Cert within 30 Days

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family’s perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care

  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health

  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Base Pay Scale: Generally starting at $66.24 - $74.60 per hour

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.

At Stanford Health Care, we seek to provide patients with the very best in diagnosis and treatment, with outstanding quality, compassion and coordination. With an unmatched track record of scientific discovery, technological innovation and translational medicine, Stanford Medicine physicians are pioneering leading edge therapies today that will change the way health care is delivered tomorrow.

As part of our spirit of discovery, we also leverage our deep relationships with luminary Silicon Valley companies to develop new ways to deliver preeminent patient care.

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