The CT Scan Technician is responsible for the maintenance and quality of patient care on a continuing basis for the CT department and throughout the organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
These duties and responsibilities described below represent the general tasks performed on a daily basis; other tasks may be assigned.
§ Confirm patient identification prior to procedure by verbal confirmation on outpatients and by the identification band on in-patients
§ Use schedule to maximum efficiency, maintain patient flow, and schedule add-ons
§ Produce high quality radiographs through proper positioning and technique
§ Proficiently use scanners and laser printers
§ Follow all protocols and procedures to meet department standards
§ Work closely with the radiology nurse and the radiologist when performing biopsy and drainage procedures
§ Utilize assigned functions with the Radiology Information System to complete paperwork and to document contrast media reactions
§ Follow department, NRC, and State regulations for radiation safety to keep exposure "ALARA"
§ Review patient's chart for confirmation of physician's orders and follow written and/or verbal protocols and instructions
§ Communicate equipment malfunctions and low inventory levels to the appropriate supervisor
§ Utilize the hospital computer system to enter radiology and laboratory orders, charges, and/or credits
§ Educate patient, and family when necessary, regarding the exam, treatment, and outcome
§ Perform visual preventative safety inspections and report dangerous department or equipment conditions to the appropriate personnel
§ Attend required hospital-wide orientations, meetings, and in-services
§ Demonstrate a commitment to flexible work scheduling when necessary to ensure patient care
Education and Experience
Minimum Required Education: Successful completion of a Radiologic Technology program
Experience: Previous experience as a Registered Technologist is preferred, but will consider new graduates
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Applicant must be ARRT registered.