Cat Scan Technologist- PRN in Rutherfordton, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 6/1/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

Provides computed tomography imaging in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Essential Functions

Reviews patient history and physician's orders.

Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.

Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

Prepares equipment and supplies.

Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment.

Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s).

Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and
repeating procedure.

Enters, transmits and reports scan results.

Uses computer system in documenting correctly and accurately patient information to ensure the quality of patient care; (a) patient's full name (b) patient's medical record number (c) patient's date of birth (d) examinations performed.

Demonstrates the ability to perform all necessary computer operations to ensure proper examination documentation and charges.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Associate's Degree required.

Required Skills

 Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


BLS required

 Licenses: ARRT with additional certification in CT. If not certified in CT, must be certified within one year of date of hire or transfer to position.

Required Skills
Computer: Basic computer skills

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