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CT Technologist

Actalent

02/23/2022

Posting ID: JP-002665661

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Description:

The CT Technologist performs 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, O2 and suction equipment, patient transport and patient monitoring

equipment.

Essential Functions:

• 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.

• Prepares 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.

• Performs basic patient care functions. Informs appropriate nursing personnel of

any changes in the patient’s condition. Initiates life support measures for patients

when necessary. Assists in “code blue” procedures during medical emergencies.

• Performs CT scanning and assists Radiologist/PA.

Practices proper sterile technique in the preparation of necessary supplies.

• Practices principle of radiation safety for self, employees, patients and family

members. Follows appropriate radiation safety standards

Skills:

ARRT, radiologic technology, Ct scan, Scanning, Patient care, Radiology, Imaging, BLS, MR Contrast

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Reports malfunctioning equipment to the department director/manager/supervisor

and clinical engineering/radiology engineer.

• precautions. Maintains knowledge and skills required to work safely in an

environment that can create significant exposure to bloodborne pathogens and

infectious disease.

• Adheres to the hospital fire and safety procedures. Attends all in-service classes

and completes all required safety modules.

• Performs work in an accurate and timely manner in periods of crisis and

emergency situations where time is critical. Rotates shifts as required including

call back, holidays, and weekends. Adheres to the Atrium Health attendance

policy by being punctual and taking measures to prevent absences.

• Operates radiology computer system to include entering orders and charging

procedures/supplies. Documents contrast administration in the MAR.

• Maintains assigned work area in a neat and orderly fashion. Keeps area

completely stocked. Cleans all work areas to promote cleanliness in the

workplace.

• Assists other medical personnel, such as anesthesia, when performing exams or

services in conjunction with a CT scan

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072

Email: jchambers@careercircle.com

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