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CT Technologist

Company: Sigma
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
249623 - CT Technologist - Albuquerque, NM - 16 Weeks Contract
Sigma Healthcare staffing is currently looking for CT Technologist to work onsite for our contracted facility.
Shift: 8/12 hr nights varied
Job Description :

  • Performs computerized tomographic radiographs according to established practices and Procedures, Reviews exams for clinical appropriateness, appropriately prioritizes exams, and demonstrates effective communication of critical situations. Is knowledgeable regarding hospital policies and procedures. Essential Functions :
    • Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners, power injectors, and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using patient positioning devices and protective equipment as necessary.
    • Perform exams accurately per established protocols, policy, and patient safety standards.
    • Assist radiologist with imaging procedures, starting IV's, and injecting contrast, if applicable.
    • Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedures.
    • Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label. Film/transmit to Image Archival System.
    • Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical functions.
    • Charge procedures and supplies in EHR.
    • Dispense and or order oral contrast to patients for CT scans.
    • Maintain accurate patient records.
    • Provide orientation and training to new CT technologists.
    • Provide care for the psychological and physical needs of patients and their families for CT scans.
    • Provide education and training to student technologists.
    • Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.
    • Coordinate scheduling and patient flow
    • Demonstrate proficiency in IV placement for contrast administration.
    • Demonstrate proficiency and accuracy in performance of all exam protocols.
    • Assist with the education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, fellows, and attending). If applicable. Assist radiologists in developing new protocols and CT imaging techniques that are unique to facility. Certifications :
      • BLS (must be through American Heart Association, client or American Safety & Health Institute)
      • Primary ARRT certification required within one year of graduation from program of study.
      • ARRT is required.
      • ARRT (CT) certification is preferred.
      • NM state license is required
      • 2 years' experience current required

Keywords: Sigma, Albuquerque , CT Technologist, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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