What does a typical day look like for the CT Technologists?
- Operate CT equipment.
- Position patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment, as necessary.
- Set the controls of the related equipment, monitor equipment, and patient, make adjustments as necessary.
- Assist radiologist with imaging procedures, start IVs, and inject contrast, if applicable.
- Dispense oral contrast to patients for CT scans.
- Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedures.
- Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in the sequence of exposure, and appropriately label.
- Load and operate power injections for contrast media administration.
- Deliver quality cost effective patient care in a professional manner.
What qualifications do you look for?
- Must have their advance registry by ARRT.
- Graduate from an ARRT recognized education program, or AART registered or ARRT registry-eligible radiography program.
- Eighteen months prior experience in a health care setting as a CT Tech.
- Current certification as required in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia when services are performed onsite on VA property.
- American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS).