The CT Technologist (CTT) will perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. The CTT will be responsible for positioning patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary, assisting radiologist with imaging procedures, starting IV's, and injecting contrast, and assisting radiologist with interventional CT procedures. The CTT will evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label and transmit to PACS. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to scheduling patients for procedures, assisting with clerical functions, maintaining accurate patient records, providing orientation and training to new CT technologists and providing education and training to student technologists. The CTT will rotate through the on-call schedule and must be willing to report back to work during any emergency situations, this includes if needed during inclement weather, mass casualty, internal disaster, etc. The CTT will complete other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
CT Technologist through one of two ways required:
Completion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology plus completion of an accredited CT program or;
Completion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology plus on-the-job training in CT with 3 years of continued proven competence.
Previous CT experience in a hospital setting strongly preferred.
Registered in Radiology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
Registered in CT Technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required (or certified within 18 months of employment.
Certified under the South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association (SCRQSA) required.
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) required.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with imaging colleagues, physicians, and department heads required.
Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required.
Strong organizational skills required.
Strong PC skills required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to consistently exercise independent judgement required.
Occasional exposure to difficult patients.
Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously.
Physical surroundings generally pleasant and comfortable.
Prolonged standing and walking.
Probable exposure to biohazardous materials and ionizing radiation.
Physical Requirements: Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.
Conway Medical Center is a trusted leader in healthcare and has served the medical needs of Horry County and surrounding communities for nearly a century. This non-profit medical center's roots run deep in Horry County. First established in the 1920s by a group of local physicians who recognized the need for a hospital in the county, Conway Medical Center presently offers 210 inpatient beds and is one of the county's largest employers with over 1500 staff members. We are excited about the growth that continues at Conway Medical Center as we work to improve the overall health of our communities by serving as a leader in healthcare. Conway Medical Center is a Duke Health Affiliate in Heart and Cancer Care.