CT Tech Job Description

CT Tech Job Description

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CT tech provides exceptional quality CT imaging as well as assisting the radiologist with interventional CT procedures ( biopsies, and insertion of drainage tubes).

CT Tech Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective CT tech job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included CT tech job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ability to learn and use Radiology software packages such as RadNet, Radworks, Current PACS application, CT scanners, power injectors and work stations
Demonstrates proficiency in technical operation of CT
Shares On-Call duties with other CT
On call response time is 30 minutes from time of call to arrival at SEMC
Works extra assignments which arise due to illness, vacations, or absences
With proper training and following established protocol, administers IV
Ensure ancillary supplies are readily available such as contrast agents, linen, general Medical/Surgical items
Coordinate repairs and arrange emergency scans at other institutions in the event of equipment failure
Availability for assignment in diagnostic radiology in emergency situations [as determined by Chairman of the department]
Performs all necessary functions to provide efficient patient care including clerical and transport duties

CT Tech Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for CT Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ARRT, CT, AHA, IV, NMCRT, BCLS, CRT

Education for CT Tech

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the CT tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Radiologic Technology, Associates, Radiology, Graduate, Education, Technical, Anatomy, Medical Terminology, Patient Care, Physiology

Skills for CT Tech

Desired skills for CT tech include:

CT procedures
Radiology information systems
CT scanners
Anatomy
Radiographic equipment and imaging procedures
Cross-sectional anatomy
Radiological computerized systems and applications
CT equipment and protocols
Patient focused care delivery
Physiology

Desired experience for CT tech includes:

Current Utah Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) License
Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
Diagnostic Tech and CT Tech experience preferred
Where appropriate by licensure and cross training, may function as a Radiology technologist
Performs direct patient care duties, within scope of practice
Performs clerical duties, including documentation of care received assisting in routine department clerical needs

CT Tech Examples

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CT Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CT tech. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for CT tech
  • Basic working knowledge of PC is necessary
  • Much of the work is non-routine
  • Two years CT experience required
  • CT registry may be used as experience
  • Current A.R.R.T registration required
  • Florida license in Radiography required
  • Licensure in CT preferred
  • Must have 3 years of working general radiology experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills, computer competent
  • Must pass advanced CT certification within 1 year of hire
Qualifications for CT tech
  • ARRT(CT), ARRT(N), ARRT(T) or CNMT registry required or State CT registry
  • ARRT(R) with CT training
  • Experience in performing all C.T
  • Must have current license (ARRT) (R)(CT)
  • Must have current Texas license (MRT)
  • Acute care facility experience preferred
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CT Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of CT tech. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for CT tech
  • Ability to show computer competence and equipment skill competence (eg
  • Ability to demonstrate very good oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills
  • Ability to deal with extremely ill patients and handle stressful situations professionally
  • Attends education and safety in-services and completes all safety modules
  • Exposureto radiation and follows radiation safety guidelines
  • Resolves customer service issues in a timely, courteous and efficient manner
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing technical imaging procedures on all patient age groups and ability to teach the same
  • Provides imaging procedures to all patients, regardless of age, race or sex
  • Technologist is proficient on the use of their specific imaging equipment and the department's policies and procedures
  • Works with other modality staff to facilitate patient care across modalities
Qualifications for CT tech
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 44 pounds throughout the workday
  • Procedure/exam
  • Prefer at least 1 year of CT experience
  • Have demonstrated experience starting Intravenous (IV) and contrast injections
  • The staff technologist must have satisfactorily completed formal training in an accredited school of radiologic technology including registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Clinical training/experience in a hospital-based site preferred
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CT Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a CT tech. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for CT tech
  • Follows the proper HR policies to insure accurate badging in and out on time each shift
  • Recognizes and reports malfunctions in equipment, d/c use before a more costly repair is needed
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing technical imaging procedures safely according to UCH standards of care
  • Reviews their quarterly radiation exposure report
  • Verifies patient identification and reconfirms ordered/requested exam for accuracy
  • Maintains satisfactory participation and attendance at required and non-required and staff development programs
  • Maintain responsibility for all UCH continuing and annual education
  • Graduate from an accredited x-ray technology school with associate degree or certification and certificate of registry from the ARRT
  • Current Florida X-ray Technologist HRS license
  • Work on all high pressure pumps and valves above routine and preventive maintenance level
Qualifications for CT tech
  • Active CT certification strongly preferred
  • Associate degree in Radiology Tech or accredited Radiologic Technology program
  • Will consider new graduate
  • ARRT (Radiologic Technologist) (CT Technologist/CT Tech) registered
  • One (1) year of experience under a board certified radiologist preferred
  • Providing immobilization devices as required and correctly positioning and transferring patients
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CT Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CT tech. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for CT tech
  • Perform motor-pump/blower alignments on both large and small scale motor-pump trains
  • Familiar with various aspects of machining such as drill press, end mill, and lathe operation
  • Able to read complex prints and fabricate minor parts and equipment as required
  • Responsible for complex rigging and fabrication and inspection of scaffolding
  • Under general supervision or direction and as assigned, regularly and customarily operates and maintains simple and/or combined cycle combustion turbine-generators and auxiliary equipment
  • Must correctly interpret complex detailed electrical and electronic drawings and blueprints
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with and be responsible for electrical and mechanical tagging (Lock-Out-Tag-Out) including switching and the accurate completion of the required forms for equipment isolation as directed
  • Qualified to fulfill and perform the duties of an Outside Operator
  • Will be required to successfully complete a Company-provided training regimen specifically designed to develop skills associated with combustion turbine and combined cycle operations, which includes an Oral Board
  • Explain examination and procedure to the patient/family and properly positions patient for C.T
Qualifications for CT tech
  • Administers oral contrast media and performs intravenous contrast administration, including acquiring IV access when necessary
  • Views cross-sectional images on viewer display screen to ensure quality of images as they are acquired
  • Provides radiation exposure protection to patient, staff, in accordance with prescribed safety standards
  • Responsible for delegated areas in performance of CT special procedures, practicing proper sterile techniques
  • Maintains adequate records as directed, secures and returns supplies and maintains orderliness and cleanliness
  • Cooperates with all personnel in proper conduct of the department, maintaining ethical relationships
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CT Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a CT tech. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for CT tech
  • Must be able to function as a sole computerized tomography technologist, performing all direct and indirect care activities
  • The CT Tech performs diagnostic CT exams according to physician orders
  • Utilizes the Radiology Information System (RIS) and Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) effectively
  • Assists with teaching students in the Radiologic Technology School/Program
  • Minimum of two years X-ray experience
  • Assists physicians in cases of adverse reaction, performance of interventional/biopsy procedures using sterile technique and in acute emergencies when necessary
  • Obtains optimal CTA/contrast examinations per protocol using recommended ROI placement to acquire acceptable contrast enhancement
  • Possesses skills in reconstructions, reformations, including the use of workstations & chooses appropriate protocol for exam being performed
  • Follows protocols & adjusts techniques as needed to obtain the highest quality exam with the least amount of radiation
  • Completes medical records according to policy and procedures for exams being performed and transmission of electronic imaging (including prior images as required) to PACS, workstations & tele radiology
Qualifications for CT tech
  • Working knowledge of CT and/or MRI techniques and procedures, anatomical relationships and the contour and composition of body tissues
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a caring and courteous manner
  • Assist in performing CPR
  • Responsible for transporting patient to and from their CT scan when needed
  • Responsible for assisting with oncology treatment plan patients
  • Responsible for restoring previous scans and/or pulling previous studies and reports

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