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CT Technologist Evenings


Facility: RadNet, Inc.
Location: Bowie, Maryland
USA
Degree: Not Specified
Compensation: competitive
Perm/Temp: Perm
Workload: Full Time
Supervisory Exp.: No
Certifications: ARRT (CT)
Position Type:
  • Imaging Center
Skills:
  • Computed Tomography
Company: RadNet, Inc.


Job Summary:Produces high quality CT scan diagnostic images in a timely manner while providing excellent patient care.Duties & Responsibilities:· Treats patients and customers with courtesy and respect.· Checks referral for appropriate study. Calls referring physician when in doubt or with questions as necessary. Amends or modifies orders following proper protocol.· Assures room is ready prior to the patient entering the room (i.e. Equipment is operable and all supplies are readily available).· Understands and uses the scales, field of view, gain, voltage, amps and other adjustments and factors on the equipment in order to produce high quality images.· Uses ALARA concept to minimize patient radiation doses.· Understand and performs post-processing techniques, such as reformats.· Checks patient histories and has patient sign waiver, if necessary.· Administers oral, rectal, and IV contrast as dictated by study.· Screens patients for contraindications to iodinated contrast injection and consults with a radiologist when renal compromise is in question.· Consults with Radiologist when necessary to determine appropriate scanning procedure.· Puts patients at ease by explaining the procedure and responding to their questions/requests in a professional manner.· Handles delicate situations (fetal demise, cancerous pathology, etc.) in a supportive and empathetic manner (“good bedside manner”).· Monitors patient’s well being during scan; recognizes patient discomfort or medical problems and takes appropriate action.· Keeps patient schedule and accommodates add-on patients when requested.· Communicates delays or changes in the schedule to the appropriate person(s). · Exercise sound judgment regarding image quality; performs additional scans as needed to better diagnose the patient’s possible pathology. · Releases patient with proper follow-up information.· Practices universal medical precautions.· Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.· Respect rights of family members that are accompanying the patient.· Remains professional in all situations.· Adheres to all OSHA regulations, Radnet practices and generally accepted safety protocols.· Other duties as assigned.

Requirements (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Familiarity with and ability to use selected equipment.
  • Ability to utilize the principles, theories, practices, techniques and methods of computed tomography in order to produce images of high diagnostic quality.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations in a calm and appropriate fashion.
  • Knowledge of patient positioning based on type of study.
  • Understands anatomy so as to direct the beam (or appropriate imaging source) in the most effective manner.
  • Knowledgeable of appropriate studies to perform for the patient’s diagnosis.
  • Demonstrates the ability to use proper screening methods of patients to avoid potential injury.
  • Ability to assist patients onto table.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to walk/stand for 90% of patient interaction.

Education & Experience Requirements:

The above knowledge, skills and abilities may be demonstrated by successful completion of an accredited radiology program; registered with the ARRT; state licensure; and training and/or certification in the modality in which the team member specializes.

'RadNet is in equal opportunty employer, committed to cultural diversity. RadNet will provide equal consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.