Responsible for performing routine to complex CT procedures for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols under the direction/supervision of a radiologist in an educational, hospital-based CT department where a wide variety of exams are regularly performed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs quality assurance checks on equipment and procedure areas.
Ensures proper safety standards are met.
Operates required equipment necessary to produce scans using established guidelines and CT protocols.
Properly identifies and explains procedure to patient.
Starts IV access according to standard procedure and injects contrast media under the direction of a physician.
Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established CT protocols to achieve the highest-quality image.
Instructs students and residents and performs preceptor duties as needed.
Assists in maintaining supply inventory.
Participates in ongoing service and process improvement efforts.
Education: Graduate of a JRC-accredited program in radiography required. Associate’s degree preferred. Eligible for ARRT (CT) certification required.
Experience: None required.
License/Certification: Registered Radiologic Technologist through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT RT) required. ARRT (CT) certification required within one year of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 38434
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