SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1 Demonstrates ability to obtain quality CT images of patients. Demonstrates competence in following established scanning protocols and exercises ability to adjust protocols as required.
2 Complies with radiation safety guidelines for patient and self. Appropriately utilizes Personal Protective Equipment. Always operates CT scanner safely and competently.
3 Demonstrates the ability to perform all necessary computer operations. (i.e. Meditech ) Ensure proper charges are entered and referring physicians orders are verified.
4 Renders patient care in a professional and courteous manner.
5 Prepares examination rooms for CT scan and/or invasive procedures. Monitors inventory of supplies during room rotation and maintain room cleanliness and neat appearance.
6 Assist the radiologist in administering medication, contrast agents, performing biopsies and all types of care to patients.
7 Reviews each exam for technical accuracy (i.e. technical quality, anatomical positioning, annotation, etc.) and completes verification process in PACS.
8 Assists Facility System Administrator and CT Supervisor with PACS clean up. (ie: unarchived images, verifications and reporting unspecified images).
9 Maintains strict confidentiality regarding employees and patients according to HIPAA Policy and
10 Completes and maintains personal educational requirements
PREFERRED: One-year as a CT technologist
REQUIRED: Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology. Responsible for continuing education credits as mandated by the ARRT for licensure
American Registry of Radiologic Technology (required)
ARRT - CT Technology Certification (Preferred)
American Society of Radiologic Technology (preferred)
Virginia Society of Radiologic Technology (preferred)
IV certification (preferred)
Current CPR certification (required)
*Work schedule: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm plus call