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Shift: · Interview or Auto Offer: Interview· Travel or Local (Temp to Perm): Travel · Contract Length:

Description: Job Summary:The CT Technologist I perform procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards. Operates CT Scanners and associated equipment with a high level of proficiency. This equipment includes scanner, post processing stations/programs, IV contrast injectors, O2 and suction equipment, patient transport and patient monitoring equipment. Essential Functions Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient. Refers and questions orders to the Radiologist before performing exam. Contacts ordering provider when there are discrepancies. Properly identify (Using two patient identifiers) and assist patients while offering a brief explanation of the procedures. Prepares patients for the procedure with a full explanation and documents on appropriate worksheets. Interviews patients for a complete medical history. Reviews in-patients, ER, and outpatients EMR s to obtain pertinent clinical history. Records medical history on requisitions. Correlates other test results and laboratory data with exam being performed. Assumes responsibility for the exam from beginning of exam until completion of dictated results. Prepares and administers IV contrast according to departmental protocols. On request, records contrast type and amount. 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. Informs appropriate nursing personnel of any changes in the patient s condition. Initiates life support measures for patients when necessary. Assists in code blue procedures during medical emergencies. Performs CT scanning and assists Radiologist/PA during invasive procedures. Practices proper sterile technique in the preparation of necessary supplies. Performs all invasive procedures in accordance with bloodborne pathogens, isolation, and infection control policies and procedures. Is authorized to obtain medication or contrast material as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner. Practices principle of radiation safety for self, employees, patients and family members. Reports malfunctioning equipment to the department director/manager/supervisor and clinical engineering/radiology engineer. Operates radiology computer system to include entering orders and charging procedures/supplies. Documents contrast administration in the MAR. Maintains assigned work area in a neat and orderly fashion. Assists other medical personnel, such as anesthesia, when performing exams or services in conjunction with a CT scan. Schedule Notes: Interview or Auto Offer: Interview Travel or Local (Temp to Perm): Travel Contract Length: 13 weeks Location: Pineville Specialty/Unit: CT Schedule: Mon – Fri 5p – 1:30a Certification/Licensure/Experience Requirements: ARRT (R)(CT) and BLS (AHA and ARC) Submittal Packet Requirements: Cover Page, Resume, Proof of Required Certifications/Licensure (for RNs also include skills checklist and ensure that eNotify is uploaded) Important Notes (If Applicable): Siemens experience preferred, Philips iSite PACS ; black scrubsSkills: Physical Requirements: Requires moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients, equipment, and supplies. Work requires walking, standing, sitting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling during normal operations. Requires mental capacity to understand the assigned area of clinical expertise or technology. Motor coordination needed to operate equipment including various computer systems. Intact sense of sight and hearing. Required to use radiation safety, MRI safety, and proper ergonomics to maintain an effective, safe environmentMinimum of 1-2 years of experience required. RequiredERGONOMICSMRIPATIENT MONITORINGRADIATION SAFETYSCANNERAdditionalARRTOPERATIONSSCANNINGINFECTION CONTROLCT SCANNERSRADIOLOGYSTERILEORDERINGLABORATORYEducation: Graduate of an accredited two (2) year AMA and ARRT approved program in Radiologic Technology required.ARRT (CT) Required. BLS (AHA or ARC) required.;Languages: English Read Write Speak English(Speak, Read, Write)Job Category: Clinical – Allied – Travel

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