CT Technologist

Intellect Resources

Intellect Resources is looking for a Full Time Direct Hire Cat Scan Technologist for a client located in the Metropolitan Charlotte area. This position comes with an excellent benefit package, relocation assistance and competitive pay. As the CT Technologist 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.

Job Details:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Job Requirements:

  • ARRT certification in Radiology, or NMTCB for Nuclear Medicine and advanced registry from the ARRT in CT scanning within one year of hire required
  • CPR certification
  • Graduate of an accredited two (2) year AMA and ARRT approved program in Radiologic Technology required
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience in Diagnostic Radiology or 1 year experience in CT scanning or equivalent applicable experience required
  • ARRT Certification and CPR certification required. IV and contrast administration certification required before performing venous contrast administration
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