CT Technologist (Relo Opportunity)

Columbia, SC

$58,240 - $85,280 a year

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Job Details

Type: Full Time

MLee Healthcare has been engaged by a leading healthcare provider in Charlotte, NC, to find talented and motivated CT Techs to join their growing team.

Incentives: Up-to $15k offered for sign-on & $5k relo package

Various Shifts Available

Job Summary:

  • Perform procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards.
  • Operate CT Scanners and associated equipment proficiently.
  • Equipment includes scanner, post processing stations/programs, IV contrast injectors, O2 and suction equipment, patient transport, and patient monitoring equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Examine requests and verify orders on each assigned patient.
  • Refer and question orders to the Radiologist before performing the exam.
  • Contact ordering provider when there are discrepancies.
  • Properly identify and assist patients while explaining procedures.
  • Prepare patients for the procedure with a full explanation and document on appropriate worksheets.
  • Interview patients for a complete medical history.
  • Review in-patients, ER, and outpatients EMR’s for pertinent clinical history.
  • Record medical history on requisitions.
  • Correlate other test results and laboratory data with the exam being performed.
  • Assume responsibility for the exam from beginning to completion of dictated results.
  • Prepare and administer IV contrast according to departmental protocols.
  • Record contrast type and amount on request.
  • Evaluate technical quality of images and consult with a Radiologist if needed.
  • Recognize abnormal anatomy and process additional reconstructed images and measurements as instructed.
  • Inform appropriate nursing personnel of any changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Initiate life support measures for patients when necessary.
  • Assist in “code blue” procedures during medical emergencies.
  • Perform CT scanning and assist Radiologist/PA during invasive procedures.
  • Practice proper sterile technique in the preparation of necessary supplies.
  • Perform all invasive procedures following bloodborne pathogens, isolation, and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Obtain medication or contrast material as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner.
  • Practice principles of radiation safety for self, employees, patients, and family members.

Physical Requirements:

  • Moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients, equipment, and supplies.
  • Occasional standing, walking, and sitting during normal operation.
  • Frequent stretching, bending, twisting, squatting, or kneeling in the daily operation of the CT department.
  • Exposure to various physical conditions throughout the day, such as walking on hard surfaces, climbing stairs, and being near moving equipment.
  • Use radiation safety guidelines to prevent exposure to ionizing radiation.

Skills:

  • ARRT certification in Radiology or NMTCB for Nuclear Medicine.
  • Advanced registry from the ARRT in CT scanning within one year of hire.
  • Current CPR certification.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited two (2) year AMA and ARRT approved program in Radiologic Technology.
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience in Diagnostic Radiology or 1 year experience in CT scanning or equivalent applicable experience.
  • ARRT Certification and CPR certification required.
  • IV and contrast administration certification required before performing venous contrast administration.

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to: austin @mleehealthcare.com