Under general supervision and following established policies and
procedures, performs diagnostic CT exams utilizing appropriate imaging
equipment. Verifies patient identity and reviews patient's medical record
for appropriateness of exam or procedure. Interviews patient to obtain,
verify or update medical history and assesses risk factors such as
medications, pregnancy and/or psychological indicators. Explains procedure
to patient, including side effects of pharmaceuticals administered, risks,
benefits, alternatives and follow-up. Sets up equipment and acquires
appropriate images as per script. Reviews images, makes initial
observations, documents exceptions from established protocols and
communicates data to radiologist. Recognizes and responds to medical
emergencies as appropriate. Provides physician-prescribed post care
instructions to patients. Participates in process improvement activities
within radiology practice including but not limited to quality of care,
patient flow, reject-repeat analysis and patient satisfaction. Provides
imaging education to residents, student technologists and new employees.
Able to take call/standby as required by the department. May perform the
duties of a Radiologic Technologist, as needed.
1. Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in
Radiology (R) or Computed Tomography (CT) preferred.
2. Required to have or successfully complete American Heart Association
(AHA) Basic Life Support - Healthcare Provider (BLS) training by end of
3. One or more years of experience as a Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in
Radiology â® or advanced certification in Computed Tomography (CT)
1. Analytical and clinical skills necessary to determine the most age
appropriate method of providing requested radiographs specific to patient's
physical ability and/or limitations.
2. Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to deal effectively
with and instruct patients who may be under physical/emotional stress;
ability to comprehend and follow physicians verbal and written request and
prescriptions; ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse
atmosphere with a variety of hospital personnel and/or patients.
3. Technical knowledge necessary to operate equipment including but not
limited to all specialized equipment and computers.
4. Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex
environment, handle multiple/changing priorities.
5. Knowledge and understanding of American College of Radiology
requirements for accreditation.
6. Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning
of patients. Physical ability to stand, bend, push, pull, reach and lift in
order to provide patient care.
7. Manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate and utilize all types of
imaging equipment and supplies in order to produce images of acceptable
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
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