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CT Scan Technologist

  • Location: North Bergen, Hudson, New Jersey
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2022-06-20
  • Job Ref: 22-11315
Job Description:

Job Summary: The Cat Scan Technologist performs computer tomography procedures and related techniques, producing sectional and three-dimensional images for the interpretation and assists with interventional and therapeutic procedures.

Essential Generic Job Functions
1. Performs complex CT procedures.
2. Uses professional judgment when reviewing and obtaining patients clinical history for procedures, ensuring information is documented and scanned into PACS.
3. Prepares, screens and reviews the accuracy of the contrast questionnaire with patient and/or family member and scan into EPIC.
4. Identifies and/or administers contrast media related to CT exams as prescribed by a licensed practitioner.
5. Reviews the patient prescription to verify appropriateness of exam and if incorrect, communicates with the Radiologist and Referring Physician to obtain additional clinical information or a new prescription.
6. Responsible for calling physicians to clarify the prescription in accordance with the appropriate CT protocols.
7. Responsible for verifying insurance authorized exam script and send exam modification forms to Finance for insurance re-verification.
8. Responsible for obtaining outside studies (CD) then scheduling them in EPIC so the CD and reports are available in PACS in order to be compared by Radiologists.
9. Responsible for providing exam copies to the patient and requesting physician and/or family member.
10. Evaluates radiographs using PACS System to ensure that radiographs contain proper identification and are of diagnostic value.
s and Standards of Behavior.

Education Requirement:

1. Graduate of a Radiologic Technologist program.
2. High School diploma or equivalent.

Required Certification/Licensing:
1. NJ DEP Diagnostic Radiography License.
2. ARRT Certified R.T.(R) license required,
3. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Must have minimum 1 year prior CT experience.
Required Certification/Licensing:
NJ DEP Diagnostic Radiography License-Required.
CT License- Required.
ARRT Certified R.T.(R) license- Required.
BLS-AHA-Required.

Preferred:
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology
Knowledge of radiological positioning of the human body
Understanding mechanical attributes of CT software and hardware
Knowledge of Epic and any HIS/RIS system added by the hospital
High School diploma or equivalent. Graduate of a Radiologic Technologist program.

Schedule Notes: 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. Weekends- As needed. Holidays as needed. No On Call. Must have minimum 1 year prior CT experience. Required Certification/Licensing: NJ DEP Diagnostic Radiography License-Required. CT License- Required. ARRT Certified R.T.(R) license- Required. BLS-AHA-Required. Preferred: Knowledge of anatomy and physiology Knowledge of radiological positioning of the human body Understanding mechanical attributes of CT software and hardware Knowledge of Epic and any HIS/RIS system added by the hospital High School diploma or equivalent. Graduate of a Radiologic Technologist program.