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Job Summary:
Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Radiology, the Technologist, CT is responsible for performing diagnostic procedures on patients using radiation to examine body structures and tissue.
+ Performs computerized axial tomography (CT) procedures.
+ Obtains patient history and clinical data for correlation with exams. Scans all required paperwork into the RIS system. Compiles exam for reading by radiologist.
+ Critiques exam for film quality and proper identification.
+ Documents reasons for any variation in procedure.
+ Communicates with patients throughout exam. Assists patients, explains exam to patient and/or responsible party.
+ Complies with OSHA and hospital infection control policies.
+ Works unassisted; responds to calls on various shifts.
+ Keeps manager informed of equipment/safety problems.
+ Identifies, transports, lifts and positions patients for exams.
+ Performs duties of a radiologic technologist as required and qualified.
+ Exercises professional judgment in performance of procedure and patient care. Communicates with referring physician.
+ Evaluates patients for age-appropriate behavior, motor skills and physiological norms.
+ Assesses patients for signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect and reports findings to radiologist or staff physician.
+ Follows safe radiation practices in selection of radiographic techniques and protective shielding to self and patient.
+ Performs receptionist functions and clerical duties, film filing and purging.
+ Controls inventory and purchase of supplies as assigned.
+ Maintains cleanliness of room; stocks supplies.
+ Performs quality assurance duties as assigned.
+ Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure (ARRT must obtain within one year of appointment to position). Maintains CPR (BLS).
+ Follows hospital/system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
+ Other duties as assigned
+ Graduate of a formal program of study accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and accreditation of the AMA, or completion of didactic and clinical experience.
+ Current ARRT licensure in the State of Ohio or must obtain ARRT within one year of appointment to position. Maintains CPR(BLS).
Complexity of Work:
+ Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
+ Registry in CT scanning preferred.
Work Experience:
+ Six months additional training in CT scanning. One year experience as a CT Technologist preferred.
Physical Requirements:
Personal Protective Equipment:
+ Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required
The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic?s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.
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