The CT Technologist produces computerized tomography images of designated anatomical areas in accordance with established practices and procedures in accordance with state, federal and professional standards/guidelines. CT techs must be able to demonstrate knowledge of a variety of diagnostic imaging and therapeutic equipment, including set-up, utilization, troubleshooting and proper care of equipment, assemble all relevant patient data including but not limited to clinical history, identify, assess and resolve problems for overall process improvement, prepare room and equipment and review all clinical requisitions and verify orders.
Requirements Education Associates Degree in Radiology or its equivelant.
Experience Two years experience as a Registered Technologist with 1 year CT experience.
Licensure/Certification ARRT in Radiology, preparing for ARRT certification in CT. Note: must become ARRT CT certified within two (2) years of hire into this position. Licensed in Maryland as a Radiographer. Current BLS (CPR) in compliance with policy.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, positioning, radiographic techniques, and radiation protection concepts and techniques. Knowledge of radiographic physics. Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to determine exposure factors to achieve optimum radiographic images with a minimum exposure to patients. Ability to examine radiographs or images for the purpose of evaluation techniques, positions, and other related qualities. Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment with patients during radiographic or CT procedures. Ability to position patient and adjust equipment to produce desired radiographic or optimum image of desired anatomy. Skill in safe and efficient operation of CT equipment. Ability to deviate from normal techniques when necessary to develop new and better techniques to keep the department up to date. Veni-puncture
Ability to determine proper sequences and protocols to achieve optimum diagnostic images with high degree of efficiency.