Tufts Medical Center CT Scan Technologist in Boston, Massachusetts02133

CT Scan Technologist

Department: Radiology: CT Scan

Schedule: Part-Time Regular

Shift: Evening shift

Grade: 12

Hours: 3p-11:30p

Job Details:

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred

  • Licensure Required

  • Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of CT scan procedures on Pediatric and Adult patients. Duties: Selects technical factors for each patient's scan including selection of proper cone diameters. Enters patient data on computer terminal, operates CT equipment and monitors scanning and scan replay. Positions and immobilizes patient, applying proper shielding. Evaluates equipment condition and determination of possible problems. Performs bedside patient care, assists at Code 99, and administers contrast medium under physicians direction. Requirements: Ability to perform all CT scan procedures requiring sound understanding of anatomical positioning and physiology so that independent selection and modification of technical factors may produce optimum results. Ability to operate all equipment including computer disc drive, MT console, scans control console, CRT display/photography console, and line printer plotter. Communication and interpersonal skills needed to work effectively with department and hospital staff. Ability to perform venous punctures under nursing guidelines. Ability to perform intravenous injections of prescribed radio-opaque contrast material under the supervision of a physician. Education: Level of knowledge generally obtained through completion of a two year approved program and registration in Radiologic Technology by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Six month to one year experience required.