CT Technologist Atrium Health Ballantyne PRN
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: September 19, 2023
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Atrium Health Ballantyne Emergency Department, a freestanding
emergency department to be operated as a facility of Atrium Health
Pineville. The emergency department will include the following: 6
Emergency department rooms open 24/7, including one trauma room,
3-bay Triage area, 2 Observation/Holding bays, Imaging Services to
support the ED (CT, Ultrasound and X-ray) Lab and Pharmacy Services
located at 16035 Johnston Road, Charlotte, NC.
Job SummaryPerforms procedures in accordance to the departmental
protocols and standards in the radiology area. Operates CT Scanners
and associated equipment with proficiency. Utilizes laser camera,
processors, injectors, O2 and suction equipment. Essential
- Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient.
Refers any questionable orders to the Radiologist before performing
procedure. Contacts ordering physician when there are discrepancies
and requests a corrected written order.
- Correlates prior exams, applicable test results, and lab data
pertinent to exam being performed.
- Records medical history on requisition/questionnaire as needed
for Radiologist and properly scans documents into HIS.
- Obtains medications, radiopharmaceuticals, or contrast
materials as directed for administration by a licensed
practitioner, authorized/certified technologist, or registered
- Verifies the correct patient by checking the patient's
identification and validating proof of identity.
- Prepares patient for the procedure and provides necessary
- Performs basic patient care functions and informs appropriate
nursing personnel of any changes in the patient's
- Evaluates technical quality of exams, develops and utilizes
various techniques for elevated quality and efficiency within the
- Differentiates artifacts from anatomical or pathological
structures and recognizes imaging abnormalities and performs
additional imaging as needed.
Physical RequirementsRequires moderate to heavy physical efforts in
lifting and moving patients, equipment and supplies. Required to
assist all patients throughout their exam. Strenuous physical
effort may be required while assisting patients from wheelchairs
and stretchers. Work requires unrestricted walking, standing,
reaching, stooping, bending, twisting, pushing and pulling. Must be
able to read and understand patient orders and technical materials.
Motor coordination needed to operate heavy and delicate equipment.
Intact sense of sight and hearing for distances of up to 20 feet is
necessary. Education, Experience and Certifications Graduate from
an accredited 2 year AMA and ARRT-approved program in Radiologic
Technology required. ARRT certification required. Registry eligible
and must be taken within 1 year of hire date. 1 year experience in
Diagnostic Radiology or 1 year experience in CT scanning or
equivalent applicable experience required. BLS HCP certification
from AHA required. 1 year of direct patient care work experience
required. Completion of IV starting and contrast administration
competencies are required before performing venous contrast
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