CT Technologist

Waterbury Health Network
Feb 27, 2018
Mar 27, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
CT Technologist
Department: CT Scan Req Num: 7454 Schedule: Full Time Shift: Rotating Hours: 32 hr/week, days and evenings includes rotating weekends Hours Per Pay Period: 32 Job Details:
  • SCOPE OF POSITION: Under the general direction of the Senior C.T. Technologist and/or Assistant Director of Radiology, performs a variety of diagnostic Computerized Tomography (CT) procedures.


    • Interviews patients, explains procedures and risks, prepares patient and sets up for examination.
    • Schedules tests, determines appropriate protocol through patient's history and conferring with patient's physician and/or radiologist. Integrates with HIS, RIS, and PACS systems for patient updates.
    • Conducts appropriate procedure utilizing the predetermined protocol. Acquires images, reviews, and sends to PACS with final verification of images.
    • Maintains accreditation status with ACR standards.
    • Chooses appropriate computer functions for post-processing of images.
    • Maintains a clean and safe patient care area and working environment.
    • Completes general, unit, department specifics, competencies including age specific competencies.
    • Responsible for patient's well-being before, during, and/or after scan.
    • Proficient in the appropriate use of the power injector for the time delivery of contrast during the acquisition of images.
    • Assists radiologist in specialized procedures such as tumor localization and guided biopsies.
    • Responsible for adhering to all radiation protection standards and for donning all radiation protection apparel inclusive of wearing and changing of current monitoring devices.
    • Performs other related duties as required.

    • Knowledge of C.T. technology, procedures, and tests.
    • Operating knowledge of high resolution C.T. system and C.T. power injector.
    • Ability to interact and effectively communicate with patients, staff, and Hospital personnel.
    • Ability to make technical decisions to obtain most accurate information for diagnosis.
    • Knowledge of bloodborne pathogens and universal precautions.
    • Ability to lift and pull patients, push stretchers, and able to stand and walk.
    • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.
    • Knowledge of radiation protection.
    • Graduate of accredited program of radiologic technology approved by the American College of Radiology, and registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology and/or accredited State/Federal licensing program.
    • One (1) year experience in computerized tomography preferred.
    • Connecticut State license as radiographer.
    • Must have basic computer skills and ability to access internet and other programs applicable to Waterbury Hospital procedures.
    • Perform automated functions that fall within job responsibility.