The CT Technologist is a highly skilled professional who uses specialized computerized equipment to produce cross sectional images of the human anatomy which aid radiologists in diagnosing a wide variety of diseases and disorders.
- Providing immobilization devices as required and correctly positioning and transferring patients.
- Administers oral contrast media and performs intravenous contrast administration, including acquiring IV access when necessary.
- Views cross-sectional images on viewer display screen to ensure quality of images as they are acquired. Films images and develops film by automatic processing.
- Provides radiation exposure protection to patient, staff, etc. in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
- Responsible for delegated areas in performance of CT special procedures.
- Maintains adequate records as directed, secures and returns supplies and maintains orderliness and cleanliness.
- Cooperates with all personnel in proper conduct of the department.
- Assists in performing CPR. CPR certification is required.
- Responsible for transporting patient to and from their CT scan when needed.
- Responsible for assisting with oncology treatment plan patients.
- Responsible for restoring previous scans and/or pulling previous studies and reports.