CT Tech

  • Valley Health System
  • Jul 29, 2020
Medical Imaging

Job Description

Utilizes computerized tomography scanners to produce cross-section images of patient’s internal organs and tissues for diagnosis of medical issues. Adheres to radiation safety measures under the supervision of the Radiologist. Specific duties include the ability to accurately interpret a physician’s scanning instructions, administration of contrast material, prepares and operates CT equipment, accurately positions patient to capture appropriate images, transmission of images to interpreting physician for review, ability to work as a team member, follows infection control and safety guidelines. Serves as the primary liaison between patients and radiologists and other members of the support team. Uses professional and ethical judgment and critical thinking when performing their duties with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Participates in continuing education and learning experiences to enhance and maintain current knowledge and skills for continued competence.

Qualifications

Education Associates degree in Radiologic Technology Experience Two years clinical experience as a CT technologist in a hospital setting required Certification & Licensures ARRT (R) Registered required BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart required ** ARRT (CT) Registered or registry eligible certification required within 2 years of hire date ** New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation. Qualifications Must demonstrate an understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology and medical terminology. Maintains a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure techniques. Skilled in the operation of CT scan equipment with attention to detail, understanding of computer technology, ability to work in a stressful environment with the ability to follow directions/instructions from supervisor. Consistent attendance is required to assure that patient needs are met. What You Will Get: - Competitive salary - Flexible scheduling - Onsite Childcare (available at some locations) - Health Insurance - Paid Time Off - Wellness Program - Tuition Assistance - Retirement Plan - Life Insurance *some benefits are subject to change due to job status We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve. We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well. EOE Criminal Background Checks VA State Police 3rd party Background Check FLSA Classification Non-exempt Grade 153 Physical Demands 13 A Imaging

Employment Type

Winchester, Virginia