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Jordan Hospital C-T Technologist in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs all functions of the CT Technologist.

  • Rotation through daily workflow, which includes organizing the day, patients, orders, labs and making sure the schedule for the next day, is completed.

  • Reviews patient order, questionnaire form and labs if required on all patients prior to scanning.

  • Competent in venipuncture.

  • Competent in Point of Care Testing.

  • Responsible for performing all CT exams including drainages and biopsies.

  • Properly identifies the patients prior to scanning.

  • Prepares patients for exams ordered and insures patient safety at all times.

  • Follows departmental protocols for each exam to obtain a high quality exam with the lowest possible dose.

  • Works with manager to implement changes made to workflow or other department changes needed.

  • Scans patients according to protocols to provide high quality exams.

  • Assists radiologist during procedures as required.

  • Reviews exams after scanning prior to sending to PACS for image quality and completeness.

  • Documentation of contrast allergies and extravasations.

  • Reviews exams with Radiologist as necessary, contributing technical and professional knowledge.

  • Responds appropriately to medical emergencies and displays ability to function effectively and appropriately in stressful situations.

  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with patients, patient’s families, staff, physicians and medical office personnel.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of what constitutes appropriate clinical history for each CT exam.

  • Follows all departmental and hospital policies and procedures as required.

  • Practices ALARA, is aware of patient CT Dose. Image wisely/Image Gently required.

  • Stocks and cleans rooms.

  • Maintains Joint Commission readiness in the department. Follows ACR Accreditation regulations, and all other regulatory bodies.

  • Annual competencies completed.

  • Responsible for providing 2 cycles of CEU’s to manager for licensure.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Two years of CT experience. Will consider training R.T. with two years of experience and demonstrable progression within the profession (advanced level exam, special procedures, etc.) and successful completion of a college-based Cross-Sectional Anatomy Course. Registration required.

Education Required

  • Graduate of AMA-approved Radiology Technology Program.

Registration/Certification

  • R.T. (R) (CT) (ARRT).

  • Current Massachusetts license, Radiography and CT.

  • BLS certification.

  • Registration as CT Technologist.

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