CT Technologist

Allegheny Health Network - Fox Chapel, PA (30+ days ago)3.6


Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:
Provides computed tomography imaging in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results. (50%)
Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation. (20%)
When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate. (15%)
Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary. (15%)
Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum

Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
ARRT Registered Technologist RT(R).
RT(CT) eligible, certification may be required within 12 months per facility.
CPR certification.
Preferred

Prior experience working as a CT Technologist with a minimum of one year of experience.