Perform a variety of specialized tasks involved in the performance of CT scansand Xray as assigned.
Minimum RequirementsEducation: Completion of a 24-month accredited and approved School of Radiologic Technology plus completion of an accredited CT program Experience: No experience required beyond education/certification requirements
Current ARRT Registry in Radiography and Advanced certification in CT
Core Job Responsibilities
Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using immobilization
and protective equipment as necessary.
Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence per protocol and appropriately label. Complete appropriate documentation on all systems, mark review and transmit to PACS in a timely manner.
Assist other healthcare professionals with imaging procedures, starting IV's, delivery of oral contrast and injecting contrast, when applicable.
Assist radiologist with fluoroscopic x-ray and interventional CT procedures
Positively responds and implements change when needed and has good decision making skills.
Assists with quality control and maintenance of all equipment in the area
Properly utilize accessory equipment such as injectors, patient moving devices, stretchers, warmers, scanners, printers, and PACS workstations
Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients. Report changes in patient condition to medical staff. Provide an oral and/or written clinical history to the radiologist and other healthcare professionals.
Assists in training of new staff and of students during clinical rotations
Follows, maintains and helps implement hospital and departmental policies and procedures
Consistently communicates with patients, guests, staff and physicians in a positive manner
Knowledgeable of compliance and regulatory requirements and adheres to Federal, State, accrediting bodies, and standard practice of care for patients, staff, guests and facilities
Adheres to departmental procedures and protocols
Rotating schedules for holidays
Ensure correct charging of procedures and supplies on a daily basis
Works as a team member with peers and other departments. Responds calmly and efficiently to situations.
Regularly attend departmental meeting, in-services and actively participate in continuing education activities
Other duties as requested by supervisor or manager
Category I - Position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissues.
Category II - Position includes tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, but employment may require performing unplanned category I tasks.
Category III - Position includes tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. This position would never be required to perform category I tasks.
Must be able to withstand the stress and demands of an active position, stressful environment and fast work pace.
Must be able to withstand many long hours of standing, walking, stooping, bending, and sitting and must be in good physical condition
Must withstand physical activities such as lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching and transporting of patients
Manual dexterity, good eye/hand coordination and adequate vision needed in daily work
Must be able to effectively communicate with medical, technical and clerical personnel as well as patients.
Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently
Must use good decision making skills at all times