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CT Technologist

Company: MUSC
Location: Cayce
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Essential FunctionsProperly identifies patient, verifies order, obtains and documents history. Educates pre and post and consents patients as per protocols. Assumes responsibility for the physical and psychological needs of the patient; communicating in a clear, concise manner. Observes the patient condition while in the department and seeks help from appropriate personnel when deemed necessary. Adheres to RED RULES and TIME OUT universal protocol.Prepares patients for scan; including the administration of oral contrast and obtaining intravenous access where required.Perform CT examinations according to protocols, to include transmission to PACS, CD-ROM disc creation and filming where required.Status the exam in computer consistent with the examination performed and associated documentation of critical values, pregnancy status, radiation protection, and invasive coding.Records pertinent exam information, including history, into the verified comments section on PACS for interpretation.Communicates with other hospital staff concerning patient hand - off, documenting appropriately in patient chart where requiredMust have knowledge of, and skill with pressure injection system operations.Assist Radiologist when needed for invasive procedures, adhering to RED RULES / universal protocol and TIME OUT.Charges exam related supplies in BCX systemUse of CT workstation to create processed images for angiography or other CT procedure per protocol or physician direction.Provides appropriate radiation protection 100% of the time to self, patients, visitors, and other health care professionals. Adheres to policies and procedures related to radiation safety and regulatory agencies.Field all inquiries from physicians, offices, and other staff concerning patient examination.Answer phones when neededDispose of contaminated red bags, needle boxes and biopsy trays properly.Check and record emergency supplies dailyKeep supplies stocked and scan room clean and orderlyAdheres to policies and procedures set forth by Providence Hospitals and all associated regulatory agencies.Understand and assist with the CT QA / QC program, performing a minimum of 1 CT QA test per week.For infection control and safety purposes, each technologist will daily maintain their assigned department areas per the schedule created and posted by the supervisor. The schedules will be reviewed by the managers each week for completeness.ExperiencePreferably one year of CT experienceEducationGraduate of an approved program for radiologic technology/ computed tomography; ARRT (R) (CT). SCRQSA certifiedRequired LicensesARRT (R) (CT)SCRQSA certifiedThe Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.Opening date: 26 Apr 2022Eastern Daylight TimeApplications close:

Keywords: MUSC, Columbia , CT Technologist, Other , Cayce, South Carolina

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