HCA, Hospital Corporation of America CT Technologist in Richmond, Virginia

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1 Demonstrates ability to obtain quality CT images of patients. Demonstrates competence in following established scanning protocols and exercises ability to adjust protocols as required.

2 Complies with radiation safety guidelines for patient and self. Appropriately utilizes Personal Protective Equipment. Always operates CT scanner safely and competently.

3 Demonstrates the ability to perform all necessary computer operations. (i.e. Meditech ) Ensure proper charges are entered and referring physicians orders are verified.

4 Renders patient care in a professional and courteous manner.

5 Prepares examination rooms for CT scan and/or invasive procedures. Monitors inventory of supplies during room rotation and maintain room cleanliness and neat appearance.

6 Assist the radiologist in administering medication, contrast agents, performing biopsies and all types of care to patients.

7 Reviews each exam for technical accuracy (i.e. technical quality, anatomical positioning, annotation, etc.) and completes verification process in PACS.

8 Assists Facility System Administrator and CT Supervisor with PACS clean up. (ie: unarchived images, verifications and reporting unspecified images).

9 Maintains strict confidentiality regarding employees and patients according to HIPAA Policy and Procedure.

10 Completes and maintains personal educational requirements

REQUIRED: Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology. Responsible for continuing education credits as mandated by the ARRT for licensure

PREFERRED:

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (Required)

American Registry of Radiologic Technology (required)

ARRT - CT Technology Certification Required

American Society of Radiologic Technology (preferred)

Virginia Society of Radiologic Technology (preferred)

IV certification (required)

Current CPR certification (required)

Job: *Imaging

Title: CT Technologist

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-38446