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CT TechnologistLocation: Largo, MD Additional Locations:
Job Number: 740270 Date posted: 10/16/2018
- Greets patient, confirms image to be taken, explains procedure to patient, and is sensitive to patient's anxiety about procedure.
- Reviews patient's medical history prior to performing CT procedure and confirms that patient has signed a contrast media consent form.
- Positions patient on examination table and monitors patient's condition during examination.
- Introduces intravenous contrast material as directed by radiologist.
- Controls and adjusts CT equipment to assure that images meet requirements.
- Maintains equipment and examination room, stores film, and keeps inventory of related supplies.
- Prepares patient information files showing patient's name, date of CT examination, referring physician, and nature of examination.
- Prepares and submits reports showing the number and type of examinations.
- Performs other related duties as directed.
REQUIRED TO TRAVEL TO OTHER DCSM CENTERS
- One (1) year of experience as a CT Technologist or registry eligible ARRT advanced certification in CT required; however, for new hires in classification, certification must be obtained within 12 months of hire.
- Two (2) years of recent experience as a Radiological technologist with ARRT required.
- Graduate of a certified/accredited ARRT program required.
- Specialized training in computerized tomography required.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technology required.
- ARRT advanced certification in CT required or within 12 months of employment for new hires.
- Licensed in appropriate jurisdiction required.
- Venipuncture competency checks off or must acquire competency check off within 3 months of hire.
- BLS certification required.
- Current on CEUs with ARRT required.
- Required to stand, push, pull and lift patients.
- Position requires ability to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption and attend to tasks for 20 to 45 minutes at a time.
- Must be able to adjust routine to accommodate patient or department without affecting departmental flow.
- In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, lift at least 50 pounds, hear, speak, and see.
- May be required to lift objects heavier then 50 pounds, perform difficult manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination skills, walk and stand for prolonged periods, see objects closely and hear normal sounds with some background noises.
- Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
- Knowledge of customer focused service requirements of the organization.
- Ability to communicate pleasantly and effectively with members and coworkers.
- Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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