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CT Tech

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Radiology, the Technologist, CT is responsible for performing diagnostic procedures on patients using radiation to examine body structures and tissue.

  • Performs computerized axial tomography (CT) procedures.
  • Obtains patient history and clinical data for correlation with exams. Scans all required paperwork into the RIS system. Compiles exam for reading by radiologist.
  • Critiques exam for film quality and proper identification.
  • Documents reasons for any variation in procedure.
  • Communicates with patients throughout exam. Assists patients, explains exam to patient and/or responsible party.
  • Complies with OSHA and hospital infection control policies.
  • Works unassisted; responds to calls on various shifts.
  • Keeps manager informed of equipment/safety problems.
  • Identifies, transports, lifts and positions patients for exams.
  • Performs duties of a radiologic technologist as required and qualified.
  • Exercises professional judgment in performance of procedure and patient care. Communicates with referring physician.
  • Evaluates patients for age-appropriate behavior, motor skills and physiological norms.
  • Assesses patients for signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect and reports findings to radiologist or staff physician.
  • Follows safe radiation practices in selection of radiographic techniques and protective shielding to self and patient.
  • Performs receptionist functions and clerical duties, film filing and purging.
  • Controls inventory and purchase of supplies as assigned.
  • Maintains cleanliness of room; stocks supplies.
  • Performs quality assurance duties as assigned.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure (ARRT must obtain within one year of appointment to position). Maintains CPR (BLS).
  • Follows hospital/system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education:

  • Graduate of a formal program of study accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and accreditation of the AMA, or completion of didactic and clinical experience.

Certifications:

  • Current ARRT licensure in the State of Ohio or must obtain ARRT within one year of appointment to position. Maintains CPR(BLS).

Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
  • Registry in CT scanning preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Six months additional training in CT scanning. One year experience as a CT Technologist preferred.

Physical Requirements:


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