JOB SUMMARY: Performs all aspects of Computed Tomography including but not limited to neuro, dynamic and CT guided paracentesis and biopsies under the direct supervision of the Radiologist. The technologist will also be responsible for performing all facets within general radiology.
Provide high quality examinations in accordance with the protocols and policies of the Imaging Department while providing safe compassionate care to the patient.
Be proficient in the operation of all equipment associated with the performance of scanning, including the CT unit, accessories, injectors, teleradiology, monitors and laser camera.
Is accountable for the professional and technical ability to perform high quality examinations with minimal supervision and within the protocols and guidelines set by the Department of Imaging Services.
He/She has the responsibility of protection and safety to themselves, the patients and co-workers.
He/She is expected to maintain high standards of technical competence and be an example and assist other technical personnel and student radiographers within the department.
Technologists are required to participate in on-call coverage for the modality as part of the essentials of the job requirement.
COMPLIANCE - (NOVICE): - Can explain and apply basic statutory instructions in normal situations on the job. Understands the principles upon which the rules and regulations are based. Appropriately escalates problems relating to rules and regulations in timely and effective manner.
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY KNOWLEDGE - (NOVICE): - Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate anatomy and physiology knowledge in practical applications of moderate difficulty.
PATIENT DOCUMENTATION - (NOVICE): - Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate patient documentation in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Generally works under the direction of others while accomplishing assignments.
RADIOLOGY (NOVICE): - Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate radiology services in practical applications of moderate difficulty.
Internal Number: 1909552
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