Works under the supervision of the Supervisor of CT. The CAT Scan Technologist’s primary job function is to perform a variety of procedures utilizing CAT Scan Equipment following established guidelines and protocols of the department. Produce high quality studies and present to the Radiologist for interpretation.
High School Diploma required Graduate of an approved school of Radiologic Technology required
Ohio(R) required. ARRT(R) required. ARRT(CT) must become registered within one year of hire
Approximately six to twelve months on the job training in computed tomography in order to gain familiarity with Cat Scan procedures, techniques, and computer functions. Capable of learning cross-sectional anatomy.
D. Interpersonal Skills
Effectively supports the SOMC mission honoring the dignity and worth of each person. Ability to develop positive interaction and communication with patients, patient families, physicians, and co-workers regarding patient conditions. Maintaining a positive and professional attitude when going about your duties.
E. Essential Technical/Motor Skill
Hand/eye coordination in order to perform examination using complex equipment. Ability to speak clearly to communicate with patients, patient families, physicians, and co-workers regarding patient conditions.
F. Essential Physical Requirements
Ability to maneuver objects equipment, and patients for examinations. Physical demand is medium, occasionally carrying 50 pounds. May transport patients weighing up to 350 pounds with assistance.
G. Essential Mental Requirements
Must be able to analyze and manipulate numbers/percentages from equipment. Ability to work under close supervision and occasionally work without assistance from other personnel. Ability to explain procedures to customers.
H. Essential Sensory Requirements
Ability to utilize sight, sound, and feeling to perform procedures and interpret results.
I. Exposure to Hazards
Exposure to radiation producing equipment. Exposure to processing chemicals. Potentially at risk from sharps.