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CT Technologist

Cleveland, Ohio

Job ID: 10666 Category: Health

Job Description

 

  • Ability to function as a CT Technologist in performing examinations of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness. Also will serve as a training resource.
  • Performs CT diagnostic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions according to department procedures and protocols
  • Locating and recording internal elements of the body, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions
  • Adjusting equipment and calming patient to eliminate test artifacts
  • Monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes
  • Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy
  • Reviewing tests with peers and physician
  • Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures
  • Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers
  • Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation
  • Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed
  • Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space
  • Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or writing referrals for repair
  • Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures
  • Compliance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
  • Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in training programs
  • Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administers contrast agents according to site-specific protocols
  • Maintains current Permits to Practice in all states in which services are performed
  • Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members
  • Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality
  • Performs additional duties as required
  • Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
  • Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative

 

Qualifications

  • Must be licensed as an CT Technologist
  • ARRT(CT) Accredited
  • 2+ years experience

 

 

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