SCOPE OF POSITION
The CT Tech performs a variety of duties in preparing patients for CT imaging studies on patients from neonates to geriatrics. This indivdiual will operate CT scanner and computer to produce images of specific areas to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The Tech shall deal directly with Radiologist with regard to CT scan protocol and scan sequence. The Tech shall provide patient instruction of procedure method. Additionally, the Tech shall inject IV contrast for organ enhancement, under the direction of Radiologist. The Tech is responsible for additional duties as assigned.
See Table of Organization.
If promoted from within, CT technologist will be taught on the job. Generally personnel promoted from within will have two years experience as an ARRT. If hired from outside the hospital, candidates must have a minimum of one year experience in CT scan applications. Candidate must possess willingness and aptitude to process computer-assisted images and learn cross sectional anatomy.
Valid and active ARRT license required
CT Certification preferred or employee prepared to obtain CT certification within 12 months of transferring to CT Technologist position
AHA BLS required