CT Technologist

DESCRIPTION:

 

Role:

In this role the successful candidate will function as a CT Technologist in performing examinations of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness. Also will serve as a training resource.

Responsibilities: 

  • Performs CT diagnostic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions according to department procedures and protocols
  • Locating and recording internal elements of the body, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions
  • Adjusting equipment and calming patient to eliminate test artifacts
  • Monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes
  • Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy
  • Reviewing tests with peers and physician
  • Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures
  • Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers
  • Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation
  • Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed
  • Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space
  • Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or writing referrals for repair
  • Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures
  • Compliance with Siemens, hospital and departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
  • Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in Siemens training programs
  • Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administers contrast agents according to site-specific protocols
  • Maintains current Permits to Practice in all states in which services are performed
  • Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members
  • Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality
  • Performs additional duties as required

Required qualifications:

Experience: 

  • Clinical Radiographer background with a minimum of 2 years CT clinical experience required
  • Siemens CT equipment experience, specifically SOMATOM Force Definition AS
  • Dual energy experience
  • Stroke/Neuro profusion experience

License/Certification:

  • Valid ARRT license, registered in CT
  • VA state license

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • VIA experience a plus
  • Emergency room/trauma experience
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed
  • Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
  • Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative

Engagement specifics: 

  • 1 year contract, with potential for extension 
  • Location: Roanoke, VA
  • Schedule: Varies, open flexibility is needed across all shifts and weekends
Required skills
CT Technologist, Computed Tomography
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    JOB LOCATION

    Roanoke, Virginia
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    CONTRACT DURATION

    12 month(s)

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