CT Technologist Decatur Memorial Hospital CLICK HERE
Decatur, IL Full Time Permanent Not Available
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SummaryWorks closely with radiologist to perform Computerized Tomography patient examinations, contributing to the efficient operation of the department and promoting the philosophy, to ensure the quality and continuity of patient care. Maintains the standard of care delivered to infants, toddlers, preschool and school age children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.Essential Functions and Job DutiesPerforms all computerized tomography studies in accordance with established standards and procedures.oChecks all CT equipment for quality control.oInjects contrast media under the supervision of the Radiologist.oConsults with Radiologist and ordering physician to provide appropriate patient care. Adheres to all safety precautions for patients and self.Remains flexible in accepting rotating schedules as requested.Maintains IDNS license and ARRT registrations as required; remains current in developing trends in the field of diagnostic radiology. Current CPR certification and has had IV certification.Maintains clean, neat, and orderly work area; maintains appropriate supply levels.Works well with employees; treats patients with respect and confidentiality.Identifies life-threatening conditions; implements life-sustaining actions.Processes patients and coordinates multiple examinations with other sections of the department.oEnters patient data and charges.oAssists in coordinating the performance of routine radiology on CT patients.Assists in the instruction of student technologists in CT scanning.Performs other duties as assigned. Is authorized to access contrast media.
Required Skills and Certifications
Must be a graduate of approved School of Radiologic Technology with ARRT registration and State of Illinois License plus one years experience as staff technologist. The employee must receive ongoing formalized educational program for maintaining competency. Current CPR certification and IV certification required.
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