Performs all functions of the CT Technologist.
Rotation through daily workflow, which includes organizing the day, patients, orders, labs and making sure the schedule for the next day, is completed.
Reviews patient order, questionnaire form and labs if required on all patients prior to scanning.
Competent in venipuncture.
Competent in Point of Care Testing.
Responsible for performing all CT exams including drainages and biopsies.
Properly identifies the patients prior to scanning.
Prepares patients for exams ordered and insures patient safety at all times.
Follows departmental protocols for each exam to obtain a high quality exam with the lowest possible dose.
Works with manager to implement changes made to workflow or other department changes needed.
Scans patients according to protocols to provide high quality exams.
Assists radiologist during procedures as required.
Reviews exams after scanning prior to sending to PACS for image quality and completeness.
Documentation of contrast allergies and extravasations.
Reviews exams with Radiologist as necessary, contributing technical and professional knowledge.
Responds appropriately to medical emergencies and displays ability to function effectively and appropriately in stressful situations.
Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with patients, patient’s families, staff, physicians and medical office personnel.
Demonstrates knowledge of what constitutes appropriate clinical history for each CT exam.
Follows all departmental and hospital policies and procedures as required.
Practices ALARA, is aware of patient CT Dose. Image wisely/Image Gently required.
Stocks and cleans rooms.
Maintains Joint Commission readiness in the department. Follows ACR Accreditation regulations, and all other regulatory bodies.
Annual competencies completed.
Responsible for providing 2 cycles of CEU’s to manager for licensure.
It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.
Two years of CT experience. Will consider training R.T. with two years of experience and demonstrable progression within the profession (advanced level exam, special procedures, etc.) and successful completion of a college-based Cross-Sectional Anatomy Course. Registration required.
Graduate of AMA-approved Radiology Technology Program.
R.T. (R) (CT) (ARRT).
Current Massachusetts license, Radiography and CT.
Registration as CT Technologist.