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).