Job Description

CT Tech - PRN

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution.  AccessHope, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia. 

Job Description:

Hours: 7am - 7pm, 8hr shifts and some Sundays 8am - 5pm, rotating call

Job Summary:

The CT/General Diagnostic Technologist (XR) operates all general diagnostic (stationary and portable x-ray, fluoro, portable and C-arm) and computed tomography equipment in a safe and proficient manner.   Abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies, and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization's values.  Produces high quality images with a minimum of repeats.  Handles multiple room assignments and an extensive variety of exams on a daily basis.  Communicates effectively with physicians, patients, families, and ancillary hospital personnel. Position may require cross training in additional modalities as directed by the Director of Imaging or Imaging Operations Manager.

Education/Experience Level:

  • High School graduate or equivalent; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Satisfactory completion of formal Radiologic Technology training in an AMA approved school with registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology in Radiography, ARRT (R), and Computed Tomography (CT) required; additional registry in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) preferred
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Completes a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education bi-annually and remains "in compliance" with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology’s continuing medical education requirement (CME).
  • Minimum of two years of experience after graduation in a major hospital setting.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knows cross-sectional anatomy of the head, thorax and abdomen, physiology and Computed Tomography terminology, practices and procedures. 
  • Venipuncture skill
  • Knowledge of proper billing codes and physician billing procedures.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to patient and family rights, as identified within the hospital.
  • Ability to work without supervision.
  • Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and unit function and strives to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of work practices in emergency procedures and personal protective equipment to protect from exposure to chemical, radiation and infectious hazards.
  • Shows drive and creativity. Is willing to accept a challenge. Willingly takes on or seeks additional responsibilities.

Pay Range

$30.97 - $51.02

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities.  Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding.  We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

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