CT Technologist - Cat Scan
Job Title: CT Technologist | Cat Scan | Bismarck
State: North Dakota
Department *: * RADIOLOGY - CAT SCAN
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: Other
Performs diagnostic computed tomography (CT) scan images. Produces quality computed tomography exam images and exercise professional judgement in the performance of procedures. Provides for patient care and initiates life support measure as necessary. Interacts effectively with patients, physicians, family members, department staff, and healthcare workers. Possesses the skills and knowledge to operate CT equipment to produce quality CT scans as well as the ability to perform related procedures and protocols. Has the ability to learn and utilize new technology as well as orient new employees. Possesses the ability to professionally obtain information from patients or their responsible parties to further improve their personalized treatment and care. On a continuum, the CT Technologist works to develop an understanding of the patients physical and emotional status. Works well with all age groups. Rural Sanford sites may expand job responsibilities based on the needs of the facility, to include, but not limited to: on-call rotation nights, weekends, and holidays. Perform diagnostic radiology procedures. Perform basic diagnostic radiology tasks and aware of general radiology protocols. May perform mobile imaging, EKG, cardiac monitor placement, and DEXA procedures.
Prepares intravenous drugs and intravenous therapy administration equipment. Identifies the primary means of communication and their appropriateness for different occasions. Collect and maintain records of patients examined, examinations performed, patient medical histories, views taken, or technical factors used. Maintain a current file of examination protocols. Documents defective equipment and reports it to an appropriate supervisor. Recognizes changing demands and priorities; validates changes with management. Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Adjusts to new or changing assignments, processes, and people. Seeks opportunities to embrace challenging tasks while maintaining a positive attitude. Conducts preparatory work during the scanning process, such as patient positioning and instructing.
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification is required at the time of hire.Per Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) and American College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation requirements, CT certification obtained within two years is preferred.If working in North Dakota and performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures, licensure through the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (NDMIRT) Board is required.If working in Aberdeen, South Dakota (SD), CT certification is required at time of hire.Basic Life Support (BLS) and I.V. certification within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required. Satisfactory completion of formal Radiologic Technology training in an American Medical Association (AMA) approved school or Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JCERT) accredited program is required. Computerized Tomography (CT) training or experience preferred.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req31412