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 Client, hospital and departmental policies and procedures
*Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
*Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in Clienttraining 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
*Client CT equipment experience, specifically SOMATOM Flash and Definition AS
*Stroke/Neuro profusion experience

License/Certification:
*Valid ARRT license, registered in CT
*Virginia state CT 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:?
*6 month contract, with potential for extension?
*Location: Richmond, VA
*Schedule: Overnights, flexible with length of shifts and days, could be one of the below:
*Monday - Friday: 11P-7:30A
*Wednesday - Saturday: 9P-7:30A
*Wednesday - Friday: 7P-7:30A 

Required skills
CT Technologist
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    JOB LOCATION

    Richmond, Virginia
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    CONTRACT DURATION

    5 month(s)
  • Desired skills:
    • FLASH

    • SIEMENS

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