Computed Tomography Technologist Weekender
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
 Baltimore, MD

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs all CT procedures.# Operates computed tomography and radiography equipment to obtain quality diagnostic images.# Prepares examination area, positions patient for procedures and adjusts imaging equipment to correct setting for examinations done within the CT department.# Assists physicians in the performance of examinations.# Education Completion of two (2) years post-high school training in an approved school of diagnostic imaging Experience Two (2) years experience as a Radiologic Technologist or one (1) year experience in computed tomography Skills Knowledge of diagnostic radiology principles and procedures Analytical skills necessary to effectively utilize knowledge of computed tomography techniques and methods, and cross-sectional anatomy Licensures, Certifications Must have passed a qualifying examination given by an appropriate credentialing agency. National registry through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and state licensure through the Maryland Board of Physician Quality Assurance. Healthcare Provider (CPR Certification). Physical Requirements Ability to pay close attention to detail with many distractions during procedures for approximately sixty percent (60%) of work time. Ability to stand and walk for up to eighty percent (80%) of the work time, and to lift and position patients up to thirty percent (30%) of the work time. Manual dexterity and visual ability to set up and operate all computed tomography equipment, to assist physicians during procedures, and to operate the CRT, etc. Working Conditions Normal patient care environment with occasional exposure to patients with possible infectious diseases. Frequent exposure to radiation with little chance of injury when established safety procedures are followed. Work requires operation and monitoring of CRT for extended periods of time. Conditions of Employment Must maintain national registry through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and state licensure through the Maryland Board of Physician Quality Assurance.

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, performs all CT procedures. Operates computed tomography and radiography equipment to obtain quality diagnostic images. Prepares examination area, positions patient for procedures and adjusts imaging equipment to correct setting for examinations done within the CT department. Assists physicians in the performance of examinations.

Education

Completion of two (2) years post-high school training in an approved school of diagnostic imaging

Experience

Two (2) years experience as a Radiologic Technologist or one (1) year experience in computed tomography

Skills

  • Knowledge of diagnostic radiology principles and procedures
  • Analytical skills necessary to effectively utilize knowledge of computed tomography techniques and methods, and cross-sectional anatomy

Licensures, Certifications

  • Must have passed a qualifying examination given by an appropriate credentialing agency.
  • National registry through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and state licensure through the Maryland Board of Physician Quality Assurance.
  • Healthcare Provider (CPR Certification).

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail with many distractions during procedures for approximately sixty percent (60%) of work time.
  • Ability to stand and walk for up to eighty percent (80%) of the work time, and to lift and position patients up to thirty percent (30%) of the work time.
  • Manual dexterity and visual ability to set up and operate all computed tomography equipment, to assist physicians during procedures, and to operate the CRT, etc.

Working Conditions

  • Normal patient care environment with occasional exposure to patients with possible infectious diseases.
  • Frequent exposure to radiation with little chance of injury when established safety procedures are followed.
  • Work requires operation and monitoring of CRT for extended periods of time.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must maintain national registry through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and state licensure through the Maryland Board of Physician Quality Assurance.