Performs computed tomography and related techniques, produces sectional anatomic images creates and stores clinical diagnostic Radiology images as directed and for interpretation by a licensed practitioner utilizing x-ray energy and computer processing techniques. Provides appropriate patient care and exercises professional judgement ensuring successful completion of procedure. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives. Other duties as assigned which may include, but not limited to, EKG's, phlebotomy, accuchecks, vital signs, patient ambulation. Updates RN with timely information regarding status of patient.
Completion of accredited Radiologic Technologist program. Experience as a hospital radiographer and CT technologist preferred. CT registry to be completed within, but not over, 2 years from the date of hire.
Must provide copy of diploma/degree for highest level of education obtained.
Current license from the Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety, accreditation and registration from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT.) Advanced certification in computed tomography is preferred. Current CPR certification.
Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Ability to establish effective working relationships and clearly and calmly communicate in English both verbally and in writing with patients, medical staff and the public. Willingness to accept responsibility. Must be willing to work with Radiography students.