To work with physicians in the diagnosis of patients by performing technical radiographic and fluoroscopic, computerized tomographic, and diagnostic radiologic.
Assists physicians with imaging procedures.
Completes continuing education in order to maintain Permit to Practice and ARRT registry
Interviews patients and records appropriate clinical history relative to CT and diagnostic procedures.
Introduces self, calls the guests by name, explains the examination to the patient. Provides care and protection of patients during procedures, assuming care for the emotional, psychological and physical needs, while adhering to TJC Patient Safety Goals.
Maintains equipment in the work area and reports down time to the appropriate personnel.
Identifies, accesses and prepares medications as prescribed by a licensed practitioner. Prepares and assists with or administers materials, including opaque media, contrast media and barium, while adhering to patient safety goals.
Prepares patients for extensive CT and diagnostic radiologic procedures by determining technical factors and procedures appropriate for patient's age, processing films and scheduling examinations properly. Operates radiographic CT and diagnostic imaging equipment within the department, practicing appropriate radiation protection and safety.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Radiologic technology program is required.
Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, required.
Advanced certification in CT preferred.
Iowa Permit to Practice, required.
Certification in BCLS within 6 months of hire.