CT Tech – CT

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality adhering to all HIPAA privacy regulation in accordance with hospital’s policies and procedures.
 Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.
 Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
 Cooperates with all facility healthcare professionals and complies with facility policies/procedures, including all safety policies and regulations.
 Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
 Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
 Maintains patient care, comfort and safety during transport to and from the table and during the exam.
 Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering any/all questions about any aspect of their care.
 Completes and signs Patient Screening form and explains the procedure to the patient.
 Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administers contrast agents according to site-specific protocols when applicable.
 Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques.
 Maintains production and quality of exams; documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
 Addresses problems of patient care as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the problems.
 Perform all requested computed tomography examinations as ordered by the attending physician on appropriate anatomical regions in accordance with accepted standards of practice and protocols of the individual site Radiologist.
 Use computerized tomography scanners to create a cross-section of patients’ masses and internal organs for medical analysis.
 Knowledgeable of Computed Technology protocols.
 Competent in operation of MedRad injections.
 Monitor patient during contrast administration and throughout entire examination.
 Provide images to the facility in the desired site format.
 Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related responsibilities as needed
 All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Current registration ARRT or registry eligible (must obtain registration within one year of program completion)
 Computer Tomography certification preferred
 2 years post-graduate related experience
 Current BLS certification (or obtained prior to the completion of orientation) and CE’s needed for licensure

Status: PRN

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