Tri-City Medical Center

CT TECHNOLOGIST

3 months ago
ID
2017-5999
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Cost Center/Dept
7685 - CT Scan
Work Schedule
Per diem all shifts. Includes days, evenings, overnights, weekends, holiday rotation and on call

Overview

Position Summary:

A professional caregiver who performs diagnostic, fluoroscopic, CT and radiography procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision; under the guidance of the CT/IR supervisor. The CT technologists is responsible for the performance of all aspects of CT and routine imaging, accurately and independently in accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of disease in patients of all age groups.   Uses independent judgment to accomplish the efficient completion of prescribed CT and routine imagine procedures utilizing good patient care and proper radiation protection standard; processes images; assures correct images; accurate billing and file documentation; records information related to exams into department computer system.  Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities.  The CT Technologist provides service in a manner consistent with TCMC’s mission and values.

 

Major Position Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients and provides procedure education to patient and/or family member.
  • Transports patient to examination room. Assists patient to the examination table.
  • Operates CT scanners using correct scan parameters. Adjust KV and MA setting appropriate to patient population in accordance with Title 17 and follows ALARA.
  • Operations contrast injector delivery systems.
  • Screens all contrast procedures for risk factors and documents in the patients medical record.
  • Records pertinent patient history, unusual conditions or patient limitations, Documents incidents or variances on appropriate forms as necessary. 
  • Greets patients and provides procedure education to patient and/or family member.
  • Transports patient to examination room. Assists patient to the examination table.
  • Operates CT scanners using correct scan parameters. Adjust KV and MA setting appropriate to patient population in accordance with Title 17 and follows ALARA.
  • Operations contrast injector delivery systems.
  • Screens all contrast procedures for risk factors and documents in the patients medical record.
  • Records pertinent patient history, unusual conditions or patient limitations, Documents incidents or variances on appropriate forms as necessary. 

 

Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities

  • Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.

 

Qualifications: ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE

  • Good Customer Service Skills;
  • Experienced in fluoroscopy, emergency room, portable radiography, minor invasive procedures and some O.R. experience required.

               

Education:

  • Graduate of an AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program, required.

 

Experience:

  • Experienced in CT procedures in a large medical center setting, preferred.
  • Experience in invasive CT biopsy procedures, preferred.

Licenses:

  • CRT (California Registered Technologist) license, required
  • ARRT- CT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) license, preferred

Certifications:

  • BLS required upon hire.
  • Venipuncture certification, required within 6 months of hire.

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

 

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