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CT Technologist I, nights

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 107140
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 4-10hr night shifts with a weekend rotation
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085039325-CT Scan - ED

Overview

SCHEDULE:  Four, 10 hour night shifts with weekend rotation

JOB SUMMARY 

Assists the radiologists and other staff physicians with invasive procedures, patient scheduling, clerical and image processing functions, participating in the CT call plan, managing the flow of patients and processes, and working in general diagnostic radiology when needed. Performs diagnostic radiology and CT procedures by utilizing equipment and employing techniques and procedures that are appropriate to the entire span of ages served in accordance with accepted standards of practice, and demonstrating expertise in limiting radiation exposure to patients and other members of the health care team.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

Graduate of an accredited two-year AMA and ARRT approved program in Radiologic Technology required. Must meet all required elements of competency checklists for advancement level and have 6-months experience as a registered CT Technologist.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:  

  • Registered and certified with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiography. 
  • BLS (CPR) certification. 
  • Registry eligible for CT allowed and must become registered within 12 months of hire.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs or assists in performing quality CT and diagnostic and interventional procedures as applicable, on all equipment utilized by work assignment. Prepares power injector and IV contrast for administration and administers contrast according to protocol and contrast administration guidelines. Maintains appropriate education and credentials. 
  2. Maintains coordination of activities with others to accomplish work objectives. 
  3. Ensures readiness of emergency equipment and supplies; recognizes and reacts appropriately to potential emergency situations. 
  4. Maintains knowledge of procedures, equipment and systems used to perform job functions. Confirms availability of supplies and readiness of equipment. 
  5. Ensures accurate patient records via correct data entry, validation and archival of images. 
  6. Provides instruction, education and consultation to health care personnel and patients to promote improved quality of patient care. 
  7. Provides emergency on-call coverage after normal working hours as required. 
  8. Provides age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with Age/Development Specific Guidelines for the age groups served when participating in patient care. 
  9. Ensures readiness of emergency equipment and supplies and recognizes and reacts appropriately to potential emergency situations and provides on-call coverage after normal working hours as required. 
  10. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. Follows hospital

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses and other ancillary professional staff when discussing procedures and patient's care 
  • Ability to maintain daily schedules 
  • Clinical skills to enable recognition and to function accordingly in relation to priorities of patient needs 
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy 
  • Completes 24 hours of required continuing educations every two years