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This position is responsible for performing specialized radiologic procedures involving the application of prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis.
This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.
Performs CT and special procedures using CT scanners and angiographic high pressure injectors.
Screens patients to eliminate potential problems with procedures.
Performs angiographic or special interventional procedures.
Completes and verifies all requests, charges, and drug logs to maintain supplies and ensure accurate documentation.
Maintains the integrity of the equipment.
Assists in the reduction of waste by properly utilizing the resources and materials provided.
Approaches management with proposed solution to problems.
Ensures that new procedures and protocols are implemented.
Analyzes the images for quality.
Performs venipuncture, care of IV's, chest tubes, oxygen and catheters.
Performs necessary radiology functions in programs PowerChart, Teletracking, RIS and Epic for business.
Performs post processing and image reconstruction.
Restocks supplies when time allows.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
Ability to provide care to the population served.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
Demonstrated human relation and effective communications skills.
Proficient in PowerChart, RIS and Epic for business.
Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.
Current licensure to practice as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of Utah.
Registration with the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) as a R.T. (CT) (ARRT).
* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.
This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care.
* Please review this and other CT Tech jobs directly on our website at: employment.utah.edu