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CT Technologist Atrium Health's CMC Weekender Nights

Date Posted: Feb 8, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 1196
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Night
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011005039321-CT Scan
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd

Overview

Job Summary
Performs procedures in accordance to the departmental protocols and standards.
Operates CT Scanners, IV contrast injectors, O2, suction equipment, patient transport
and patient monitoring equipment.

Essential Functions
 Examines requests and verifies orders of each assigned patient. Refers and
questions orders to the Radiologist before performing exam. Contacts ordering
physician when there are discrepancies.
 Correlates other test results and laboratory data with exam being performed.
 Obtains medications, radiopharmaceuticals, or contrast materials as directed for
administration by a licensed practitioner, authorized/certified technologist, or
registered nurse.
 Reviews in-patient and outpatient/clinic charts to obtain pertinent clinical history and
records medical history on requisitions.
 Verifies the patient by checking armband and validates proof of identity. Performs
CT Scanning and assists Radiologist during invasive procedures. Prepares and
administers IV contrast according to departmental protocols.
 Performs basic patient care functions and informs appropriate nursing personnel of
any changes in the patient's condition.
 Evaluates technical quality of images and consults with a Radiologist if needed.
Recognizes abnormal anatomy and processes any additional, reconstructed images,
and/or measurements as instructed.
 Reports malfunctioning equipment to the Radiology Engineer.
 Assists other medical personnel, such as anesthesia, when performing exams or
services in conjunction with a CT Scan.

Physical Requirements
This position requires moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients,
equipment and supplies. Motor coordination needed to operate heavy and delicate
equipment. Occasional standing, walking and sitting during normal operation. May be
required to stretch, bend, twist, squat or kneel in the daily operation of the CT
department. Must be able to understand and perform CT procedures including invasive
procedures. Vision and hearing for distances up to 10 feet is necessary. May be
exposed to various physical conditions throughout the day such as walking on hard
surfaces, climbing stairs, being near moving equipment. Able to adapt to changes in
temperature and humidity. Required to use radiation safety guidelines to prevent
exposure to ionizing radiation.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate from an Accredited 2 year AMA and ARRT Approved Program in Radiologic
Technology required. ARRT and CPR certification required. 1 to 2 years experience in
Diagnostic Radiology or 1 year experience in CT Scanning or equivalent applicable
experience required. Positive interpersonal communication skills required. IV
Certification required before performing venous contrast administration. Basic Life
Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.

Patient Population Served
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates
the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and
special needs of the patient population served.
Protected Health Information
 Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably
necessary to do the job.
 Will share information only on a need to know basis for work purposes.
 Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on
job level and job responsibility within the organization. Computerized access to PHI for
this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and
password.

Machines, Tools, and Equipment
All related medical equipment, office equipment, particulary computer and telephone
equipment and supplies.

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