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University of Rochester CT Technologist I - 224880 in Rochester, New York

CT Technologist I

Job ID

224880

Location

Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary

Regular

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Imaging Sciences - OP Bldg

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Preforms CT exams by following and verifying referring providers’ orders and remaining in compliance with the Imaging Sciences department and all governing bodies.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED:

Please refer to the Career ladder

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:

CT scanners- Philips Brilliance 16, 64, iCT (256), Ingenuity (128), and Siemens Flash. Medrad Injector- Stellant Computers with general office products, database management software, Patient Tracking systems and post processing software. Patient Insta-Dose: osure, POCT instrumentation for pregnancy and creatinine

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Identifies patient service requirements

  • Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed.

  • Prepares patient for radiological/CT procedures by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moves equipment into specified position; adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors.

  • Performs procedures by following and verifying referring provider’s orders.

  • Applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.

  • Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation.

  • Prepares and maintains accurate documentation. Maintains production and quality of CT images by following established standards, orders, protocols and procedures

  • Practices radiation protection techniques (ALARA), using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors and automatic exposure controls.

  • Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements.

  • Troubleshoots and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance.

  • Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to safety policies.

  • At an advanced level, may train new employees or lead day to day work activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Completion of formal training in an approved School of Radiologic Technology. Maintains current NYS licensure and ARRT certification with CE credits as required.

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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