CT Technologist

Job Description:
Responsibilities CT Technologist performs complex Computed Tomography imaging procedures at least 90% of the time, to include production of diagnostic images of the human anatomy and vascular structures following prescribed protocols.
CT Techno to perform accurate image archival via appropriate local archival media & Verification & Archival of complete studies on the PACS System, operate post processing/3D Work Stations, operate Power Injectors in preparation and administration of IV Contrast material, maintain accurate up-to-date records of procedures performed,, practice sterile techniques as needed, maintain aseptic conditions and use universal precautions at all times, coordinate exams with other services, coordinate patient transportation to the appropriate areas, communicate pertinent patient information with Nursing units, exercise strict patient confidentiality, monitor patient's comfort while in the CT section, and participate in departmental In-Service training programs.
The Technologist must also demonstrate: knowledge of Radiation Safety, an understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology and a high degree of accuracy in patient positioning / image acquisition.
Technologist to float between various UCLA Radiology scanning areas, adhere to on-call, holiday, and weekend work schedules as prepared by the manager, participate in rotating shifts as required.
Qualifications Must maintain Active CRT, ARRT (R) (CT), and CPR certification/Licenses.
Knowledge of medical and scientific terminology, with the ability to distinguish between types of medical procedures and diagnoses.
Knowledge of human anatomy and pathology.
Ability to be flexible with working hours given adequate notice.
Demonstrates consistent professional appearance.
Demonstrated knowledge of clinical billing (RIS codes) to ensure appropriate accounting and reimbursement of services rendered is preferred.
Knowledge of cross-platform computers, application and peripherals, as well as general office equipment.
Ability to adapt to advancements and changing technologies.

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