CT Scan Tech
Company: Integrated Resources, Inc
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Candidates must be willing to perform X-ray in addition to CT when
needed. Must have Toshiba equipment experience.
Under minimal supervision, performs diagnostic computerized
tomography (CT) procedures as requested by a physician to assist in
the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Performs daily QAs and
weekly QAs on CT equipment as suggested by manufacturers
guidelines. Starts intravenous lines (IVs). Administers contrast
media orally, rectally, and/or intravenously. 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. Views images of organs on CT display
console to ensure quality of images. Should be able to demonstrate
the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to
the age of the patients served on his/her unit. Performs any
combination of the following duties depending on the area of
assignment. 1. Performs diagnostic CT procedures such as head,
chest, spine, abdomen, pelvis, etc. Assists physicians in
performing other CT procedures such as biopsies, etc., as needed.
Cardiac, vascular studies, bone density and 3-D reconstructions. 2.
Pulls contrast from Pyxis per protocol and documents contrast in
eMar per protocol. 3. Mixes oral and rectal contrast per protocol
for pertinent exams. 4. Loads the power injector for contrast
studies proficiently 5. Performs data entry in computers necessary
for work flow and patient care, such as: ITS, Meditech, PACS, eMar
and Pyxis. 6. Prepares patient for their exam by consenting,
explaining exam and answering patient questions. Starts intravenous
lines and administers contrast and other preparations as to
complete exam in a timely fashion. Cares for patient during
procedures by assisting them to rest rooms, providing blankets,
etc. 7. Evaluates patient condition pre and post-procedure and
reports changes in the patient's condition to nurses or Radiologist
for follow-up. 8. Transports patients by stretcher, bed,
wheelchair, or walking. Provides care for patients during
transportation and in the department, if necessary. 9. Assists
patients by lifting and moving them on and off the CT table.
Provides bed pans and urinals as needed. Assures that patients are
properly dressed for their procedures. 10. Performs related duties
such as reporting equipment malfunctions, assists others, and
special assignments. Cleans work area and replenishes supplies. 11.
Assists with emergency medical treatment under physician direction.
12. Assists with the scheduling of patient exams to maintain timely
patient flow. 13. Attends regularly scheduled department meetings
and in-services to maintain working knowledge of changes in
machines, protocols, radiation therapy planning, 3D work station,
stealth and CT angiography exams. Maintains CEUs and CPR for
license. 14. Performs other duties as assigned. Experience: At
least one year of experience as a licensed technologist. Ability to
perform specialized CT procedures.
Keywords: Integrated Resources, Inc, Salinas , CT Scan Tech, Other , Salinas, California
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