Summary: Operates computed tomography (CT) scanner to produce cross-sectional radiographs of patient's body for diagnostic purposes by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Positions and immobilizes patient on examining table, using supportive devices to obtain precise patient position and following protocols specified by Radiologist.
-Administers contrast media orally or assists Physician in intravenous administration.
-Enters data such as type of scan requested, slice thickness; scan time, and other technical data into computer.
-Starts CT scanner to scan designated anatomical area of patient.
-Talks to patient over intercom system and observes patient through window of control room to monitor patient safety and comfort.
-Views images of organs or tissue on video display screen to ensure quality of pictures.
-Starts camera to produce radiographs.
-Evaluates radiographs, videotape, and computer-generated information for technical quality.
-Able to perform functions in PACS.
Education and/or Experience:
One year certificate from a college or technical school accredited program in Radiology Technology; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Current Texas American Registry of Radiology Technologists licensure, Certified Medical Radiology Technologist, BLS, MRT, ARRT (R), AART (CT) eligible. Registered CT within two years of hire or promotion to CT, BLS required within 30 days of hire.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Medina Healthcare System is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses. This job description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.
Open until filled