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CT Technologist / Contingent

Company: Henry Ford Hospital
Location: Jackson
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, specializes in the performance of computerized tomographic radiological procedures on patients. May perform general diagnostic radiology examinations. Performs related duties as required.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Explains examination procedure to patients and prepares patient for the examination.
  • Reviews clinical data on requisition and performs appropriate examination. Obtains additional information about the patient medical history as necessary. Prepares procedure room and regularly replenishes stock such as linen and related supplies.
  • Analyzes anatomical structure of patient, sets up equipment and performs the CT scan.
  • Manually controls the equipment to obtain the proper diagnostic information from the area of the body being studied.
  • Administers intravenous contrast media to including utilization of power injectors.
  • Assists Radiologist in performing complex sterile diagnostic procedures such as biopsies.
  • Performs all imaging procedures by demonstrating the principles of radiation protection: may involve shielding of patients, selection of appropriate equipment settings to reduction dose, using other ALARA techniques, etc.
  • PACS: resolves any/all image exceptions and ensures high quality image delivery into PACS; including viewing of images into PACS, and confirming image/series counts.
  • RIS: completes all study indexing; including study begin, study end, and the completion of the study in the Radiology Information System
  • Reviews and confirms as necessary with Radiologist clinical protocols before preforming study Demonstrates on a consistent basis Team member standards of excellence including: AIDET, open communication, responding in a timely manner, displaying a positive attitude, fostering innovation, respecting diversity, etc.
  • Performs all documentation in the medical record as necessary, as well as within the radiology information system to support all clinical and billing functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.
  • Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) and the advanced registry in Computed Tomography (CT) or registry eligible. If registry eligible, registry must be obtained within 12 months of date of hire. Failure to obtain registry within the designated time-frame will result in termination of the Rad Tech- CT position.
  • Must maintain the required hours of continued education.
  • Healthcare Provider certification required. (BCLS)

Keywords: Henry Ford Hospital, Ann Arbor , CT Technologist / Contingent, Other , Jackson, Michigan

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