CT Tech Assistant

CT Tech Assistant

31 Jan 2024
Massachusetts, Lowell, 01850 Lowell USA

CT Tech Assistant

We’re saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can’t wait to grow alongside you.Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is seeking a per diem CT Tech Assistant .Hours: Per Diem. Weekday evenings as needed, 3-11pm shifts and every other weekend including Sat/Sun 3-11pm.Location: Main CampusJob OverviewThis position performs/supervises services in a designated area according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital. Works cooperatively within department and other services to create a system of quality health care.Job DescriptionMinimum Qualifications :

High school diploma or equivalent.

Duties and Responsibilities : The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

Applies knowledge and principles of Universal Precautions to minimize exposure to/spread of infectious organism.

Correlates the outpatient physicians’ orders with the CT exam performed to help Ensure insurance coverage and reduce denials.

Follows through and obtains updated pre-cert numbers when necessary; logs this information in Paragon system.

Works collaboratively with Central Scheduling department to obtain proper insurance information and pre cert information.

Contacts physician’s offices to obtain written orders for exams when necessary.

Provides front line customer service by coordinating front desk staff and functions, including visitor reception and patient registration, service recovery, answering calls at the main telephone console, patient appointment scheduling.

Serves as customer service ambassador by being the first contact with patients or visitors, either in person or by telephone

Assists with the department workflow by entering orders, scanning paperwork, escorting patients to and from the exam room(s) as needed, filling supplies, IV contrast, etc.

Looks up lab values for outpatients for the next day and logs this information on outpatient schedule for Radiologist and Technologists use

Uses Central Transport scheduling system to arrange transportation to and from department. Transports patients interdepartmentally if needed.

Identifies patient verbally by name and DOB and checks ID bracelet.

Applies knowledge and safety principles to ensure patient and staff safety.

Make basic observations and report them to staff.

Handles body fluids using universal precautions, includes assisting with bedpans, emesis basins, etc. as needed.

Assists in lifting, positioning, and ambulating patients.

What We Offer:Not only is Lowell General Hospital an exceptional place to work, offering a culture of recognizing and valuing employees, we provide amazing opportunities for our staff:

Competitive salaries & benefits

Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits that start on day one

403(b) retirement plan with company match

Tuition reimbursement

Clinical mobility tracks

Free on-campus parking

About Lowell GeneralFor more than 125 years, Lowell General has served the Greater Lowell community with pride. We balance the first-rate care of a premier medical center with the warmth of a three-time Magnet®-recognized community hospital. As a member of our team, you’ll join over 3,000 dedicated care providers to offer complete, connected care, when and where patients need it most.Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at careers@tuftsmedicine.org .

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