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Topeka, KS 66612
Summary: Operates radiologic equipment and performs CT procedures by performing the following duties.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
+ Perform diagnostic computed tomography procedures utilizing a pressure injector and administering contrast under supervision.
+ Prepares and positions patient for diagnostic computed tomography procedures.
+ Adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician.
+ Explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.
+ Determines exposure factors on basis of height, weight, portion of body involved, and degree of penetration required, and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors and produce images of proper detail, density, and accuracy.
+ Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
+ Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgement, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis.
+ Assists radiologist in examinations.
+ Measures and mixes barium and contrast media.
+ Processes images and reviews for proper identification and quality control.
+ Prepares images for reading by radiologist or requesting physician.
+ Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, and makes minor repairs on radiologic equipment, arranging for repairs as needed.
+ Completes forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed.
+ Performs office work including, but not limited to, answering phone, filing, obtaining information from computer, typing cards to stamp films, and ordering departmental supplies.
Successful completion of an AMA approved radiologic technology program; two years experience in hospital/clinic preferred; one year previous CT experience preferred; must possess knowledge of human anatomy physiology and instrumentation obtained through clinical didactic experience; ARRT® certified; current CPR certification; must have current Kansas license or temporary license if license is pending.