HCA Holdings, Inc
Corpus Christi, TX, United States
Corpus Christi Medical Center Corpus Christi, TX
Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.
We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.
Corpus Christi Medical Center is a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including:
o 24-hour Emergency Services
o Bariatric Services
o Behavioral Health Services
o Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment
o Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery
o Diagnostic Imaging/MRI
o Breast Diagnostic Center
o Inpatient Rehabilitation
o Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level I, II, III
o Maternal and Neonatal Transport
o Neurosurgical and Neurological Services
o Orthopedic Services
o Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation
o Women's Health Center
Corpus Christi Medical Center is currently looking for a CT Technologist.
Demonstrates competency in patient preparation including consent, scheduling and screening, patient education, boarding pass, and immobilization.
Demonstrates knowledge of patient assessment including history, monitoring, vital signs, oximetry, heart rhythm and cardiac cycle.
Demonstrates knowledge of laboratory values including renal function (e.g. BUN, Creatinine clearance, GFR, PT, PTT, platelet, INR).
Demonstrates knowledge of IV procedures, venipuncture, site selection, aseptic and sterile technique.
Demonstrates knowledge of contrast agents, ionic, non-ionic, hyper-osmolar, iso-osmolar, barium sulfate, water soluble (iodinated) air and water soluble (iodinated) air and water.
Demonstrates knowledge of administration route (IV, oral, rectal, intrathecal, catheters, intra-articular) and calculations.
Demonstrates knowledge of technical factors affecting patient does; KVp, MAs, pitch, collimation MA modulation techniques, mutidetector configuration, gataing.
Demonstrates knowledge of radiation protection and dose measurement, CT dose index (CTDI), multiple scan average dose (MSAD), and dose length product (DLP)
Demonstrates knowledge of image display, Pixel, Voxel, matrix, image magnification, field of view (scan reconstruction) and display, attenuation coefficient.
Demonstrates knowledge of image quality, spatial resolution, contrast resolution, temporal resolution, noise and uniformity, and quality assurance.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Radiological Technology and completed and passed an approved course in CT technology
ARRT(R)(CT) registry is required
One year Radiological Technology experience is required in this field
Title: CT Technologist
Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Corpus Christi Medical Center
Requisition ID: 08298-9376
HCA Holdings, Inc
Website : http://hcahealthcare.com
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.