The CT/Rad Tech conducts radiologic and CT procedures to provide data to assist in the diagnosis of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Operates x-ray and CT equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body.
Adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors.
Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns.
Positions patients utilizing immobilization devices.
May administer barium salts or other chemical mixtures or contrast.
Operates stationary equipment and/or portable equipment used in the Emergency Department, Operating Room and at patient bedside.
Assists Physician with invasive procedures.
Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material.
Assists with transporting patients.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Required Job Qualifications include:
Graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers.
CT Certification preferred.
Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imagining
Current Certification in Basic Life Support
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.
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