CT Technologist

Description

JOB SUMMARY
  • CT technologist is responsible performing CT scans and procedures, under the supervision of a qualified physician for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. The CT technologist must be able to accurately interpret the physician scanning instructions, start & administer IV contrast media, prepare and perform the scans according to establish protocols.The technologist must be knowledgeable about the radiation exposure to the patient and make technical changes according to body habitus, age and ALARA principle. The technologist provides direct patient care to all ages of patients. The technologist is provide very good customer service; that is to treat every patient with respect, courtesy, and explain the exam to the patient . The technologist must be able to work together with others providing a positive work environment.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
  • Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
  • Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
  • Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
  • May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
  • May be scheduled as needed including overtime


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Vocational / Technical Degree in Radiologic Technology (Required)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 1 - 2 years CT (Preferred)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
  • Required Certifications/Licensures: Certified Computed Tomography (CT)(ARRT), AHA BLS
GENERAL SKILLS
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Grammar / Spelling
  • Read / Comprehend Written Instructions
  • Follow Verbal Instructions
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • General Clerical Skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Have near normal hearing - Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice
  • Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
  • Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Standing - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Walking - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Sitting - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Climbing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Bending/Stooping - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Twist at waist - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Lift/carry up to 20 lbs - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)