University of Rochester CT Technologist I - 225483 in Rochester, New York
CT Technologist I
Strong Memorial Hospital
Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Imaging Sciences - OP Bldg
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
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.
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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