Reporting to and functioning under the general supervision of the Supervisor, the CT Technologist prepares for and operates a CT Scanner following specific physician orders. Produces detailed computer generated scans of patients for diagnostic and interventional information. Assists patients onto scanner, verifies patient identification prior to scan, selects patient from worklist, ensures exam is archived on the PACS and completed properly in the RIS. Maintains facilities in proper order. Must keep abreast of all new CT procedures.
Completion from an accredited Radiology Technology program and registered by the ARRT.
One year of practical experience preferred as a staff radiologic technologist. CT experience preferred. Must obtain advanced CT registry within one (1) year of employment.
Registered in Radiologic Technology with advanced CT certification from the ARRT and a current and valid license from the State of NJ DEP. Current CPR certification thru the American Heart Association. Physical dexterity to operate sensitive equipment and ability to perform a variety of CT exams on patients. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and vascular systems. Excellent interpersonal communication (oral, written, presentation) skills. Ability to perform tasks accurately with attention to detail, changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to function independently and competently in stressful situations. Responds positively to changes in the work environment and has ability to work well in various settings, adjusting according to patient needs. Ability to work cooperatively within the health-system, and with patients, family members, co-workers, and multidisciplinary team members (i.e., physicians, Patient Care Services staff members, etc.). Ability to utilize effective time management to set priorities, perform job related responsibilities, and respond quickly to emergency situations. Ability to use analytical and critical thinking skills to effectively problem-solve.
Associated topics: cath lab, cath laboratory, ct scan, diagnostic, mri, rad, radiographer, radiologic, radiology, x ray
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