CT Technologist - Radiology-CT Scanner (0.001 FTE, Rotating)
0.001 FTE, 8 Hour Rotating Shift
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This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
Performs various computed tomography (CT) procedures on computerized equipment. This includes transferal of images, archiving and performing of appropriate scanning protocols. Works under guidance of Radiologists and participates in resident training program.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
Administers IV contrast in accordance with department policy.
Ensures that equipment and accessories are maintained and functioning. Reports problems to supervisor.
Evaluates CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label. Transmits all exams to PACS (Picture archiving and communication systems).
Instructs and prepares patients for imaging procedure.
Logs exams in log book under proper exam number and disk number. Keeps accurate records including entries in exam logbook and achieving process.
Performs specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Performs routine and specialized CT exams.
Photographs and develops exam films in accordance with the department standards. Maintains high degree of exam quality (proper DFOV -Display Field of View, protocol, name and MRN ' Medical Record Number).
Positions patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary.
Scans patients in time allotted as per department standards. Efficiently prepares rooms for maximum utilization.
Troubleshoots, reboots, calls help line, calls service and/or involves other individuals as appropriate.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Requirement met by License/Certification Requirement
Experience: One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
License/Certification: Certified by the State of California Department of Health Services in Diagnostic Radiology (CRT)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to perform complex diagnostic imaging procedures.
Ability to perform general and specialized radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures which meet the departments standard of quality.
Ability to troubleshoot, document and communicate equipment problems.
Ability to work effectively as a team player.
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and congenital/acquired pathology.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of Imaging processes and fluoroscopic techniques, methods and equipment.
Knowledge of methods of positioning patients.
Knowledge of principles of image processing and development applicable to diagnostic imaging.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
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