CT Technician

Lancaster, CA 93534

Employment Type: Perm Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 23751

Job Description

Job Description
  • Operates CT scanner, table, and gantry.
  • Maintains optimal performance and safety of all CT equipment.
  • Properly positions patients for CT examinations.
  • Properly uses radiation protection for patients and staff.
  • Follows established protocols and correctly performs ordered exams.
  • Properly assesses patients' labs, medications, and allergy history.
  • Assesses patients' orders and prescriptions for proper CT examination.
  • Properly uses barium and iodinated oral contrast.
  • Properly administers IV contrast, including proper assessment of IV site and use of a power injector.
  • Properly uses contrast warmer.
  • Willing to work in any area and flexible in meeting the needs of the department.
  • Completes examinations and executes PACS and RIS.
  • Properly uses oxygen and suction equipment.
  • Properly utilizes x-ray equipment in the diagnostic modality.
  • Knowledge of CT protocols.
  • Knowledge of diagnostic equipment.
  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
  • Knowledge of contrast differences and the ability to identify contrast reactions.
  • Knowledge of radiation protection for patients and staff.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of duty to report behavior standard, purpose of the Corporate Compliance hotline, and importance of seeking guidance from a supervisor when in doubt regarding possible corporate compliance issue.
  • Ability to operate CT scanner, table, and gantry.
  • Ability to operate PACS and RIS.
  • Ability to assess patients' lab values, medications, and allergy history.

Salary Range: $95,000 - $118,000 per year

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