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Diagnostic Imaging / CT Scan Tech

Kingsport, Tennessee

Category: Allied

Certification: Diagnostic Imaging

Specialty: CT Scan Tech

513192

Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION - CT TECH (M5)

Job Summary:

The CT Scan Technologist, under direct supervision, utilizes computerized tomography scanners to produce cross-section images of patient’s internal organs and tissues for diagnosis of medical issues.

Qualifications:

Education: Completion of a two year approved School of Radiologic Technology

Experience: Two years full time experience as a CT Scan Technologist

Licensure: Valid state radiology registration as required by state law

Certification: Registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology

Current CPR/BLS Certification

Duties and Responsibilities

The CT Scan Technologist is expected to practice safe procedures and adheres to radiation safety measures under the supervision of the Radiology supervisor or the Radiologist. Specific duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Accurately interpret a physician’s scanning instructions
  • Administer contrast material
  • Prepare and operate CT scan equipment
  • Ability to position patient to capture appropriate images
  • Send images to Radiologist for interpretation/reading
  • Cleans and disinfects patient rooms
  • Follow infection control and safety guidelines

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Participates in continuing education and learning experiences to enhance and maintain current knowledge and skills for continued competence
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Skilled in the operation of CT scan equipment
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of computer technology
  • Perform all duties using proper body mechanics.
  • Frequently move/lift between 50-100 pounds, depending on assignment requirements
  • Stand for long periods with frequent squatting, twisting, bending, kneeling and reaching to prepare equipment, materials or objects in order to provide patient care or maintain the patient environment
  • Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Ability to follow directions/instructions from his/her supervisor.
  • Consistent attendance is required to assure that the client facilities’ needs and patient needs are met.
  • To comply with all client facilities’ policies, procedures and practices

Working Conditions:

The CT Scan Technologist must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to inside environmental conditions, such as radiation, noise, infectious/communicable diseases, blood and bloodborne diseases, chemicals and/or chemical fumes, odors, gases and dusts. Frequent exposures to distressed patients, families or visitors.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Our company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)