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CT Technologist

Company: Talent Software Services, Inc.
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: Talent Software Services is in search of a CT Technologist for a Direct Placement in Charlotte, NC. Opportunity will be one year with a strong chance for a long-term extension.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • The CT Technologist I perform procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards.
  • Operates CT Scanners and associated equipment with a high level of proficiency. This equipment includes scanner, post processing stations/programs, IV contrast injectors, O2 and suction equipment, patient transport and patient monitoring equipment.
  • Essential Functions Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient.
  • Refers and questions orders to the Radiologist before performing exam.
  • Contacts ordering provider when there are discrepancies.
  • Properly identify (Using two patient identifiers) and assist patients while offering a brief explanation of the procedures.
  • Prepares patients for the procedure with a full explanation and documents on appropriate worksheets.
  • Interviews patients for a complete medical history.
  • Reviews in-patients, ER, and outpatients EMR's to obtain pertinent clinical history.
  • Records medical history on requisitions.
  • Correlates other test results and laboratory data with exam being performed.
  • Assumes responsibility for the exam from beginning of exam until completion of dictated results.
  • Prepares and administers IV contrast according to departmental protocols.
  • On request, records contrast type and amount.
  • Evaluates technical quality of images and consults with a Radiologist if needed.
  • Recognizes abnormal anatomy and processes any additional, reconstructed images, and/or measurements as instructed.
  • Informs appropriate nursing personnel of any changes in the patient's condition. Initiates life support measures for patients when necessary.
  • Assists in "code blue procedures during medical emergencies.
  • Performs CT scanning and assists Radiologist/PA during invasive procedures.
  • Practices proper sterile technique in the preparation of necessary supplies.
  • Performs all invasive procedures in accordance with bloodborne pathogens, isolation, and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Is authorized to obtain medication or contrast material as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner.
  • Practices principle of radiation safety for self, employees, patients and family members.
  • Reports malfunctioning equipment to the department director/manager/supervisor and clinical engineering/radiology engineer.
  • Operates radiology computer system to include entering orders and charging procedures/supplies.
  • Documents contrast administration in the MAR.
  • Maintains assigned work area in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Assists other medical personnel, such as anesthesia, when performing exams or services in conjunction with a CT scan.


    • ARRT certification in Radiology, or NMTCB for Nuclear Medicine and advanced registry from the ARRT in CT scanning within one year of hire required in addition to current CPR certification
    • Graduate of an accredited two (2) year AMA and ARRT approved program in Radiologic Technology required.
    • Minimum of 1 to 2 years' experience in Diagnostic Radiology or 1 year experience in CT scanning or equivalent applicable experience required.
    • ARRT Certification and CPR certification required.
    • IV and contrast administration certification required before performing venous contrast administration.

      If this job is a match for your background, we would be honored to receive your application!

      Providing consulting opportunities to talented people since 1987, we offer a host of opportunities including contract, contract to hire and permanent placement. Let's talk!

Keywords: Talent Software Services, Inc., Charlotte , CT Technologist, Other , Charlotte, North Carolina

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