Title:  Computerized Tomography Technician

Division:  Patient Business Services
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $51,256 to $70,733
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  11616

Summary

Performs routine and specialized CT exams for interpretation by the   radiologist using specialized equipment. Additionally, responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, performance improvement, and maintaining a safe environment.

Job Duties

  • Confirms appropriateness of ordered exams from the diagnosis with 100% accuracy. Contacts appropriate medical staff for additional information regarding the patient when necessary.
  • Communicates with the Radiologist to obtain appropriate exam protocol when needed. Makes informed decisions regarding protocols when the radiologist protocol is unavailable.
  • Selects appropriate equipment and patient position to ensure optimal diagnostic images as observed by the radiologist.
  • Operates CT scanner independently to acquire the appropriate images while ensuring adherence to established safety standards.
  • Performs routine and specialized CT exams - (CTA's ,MSK's)
  • Responsible for in-depth knowledge of all routine section specific protocols/procedures. Able to perform specialized procedures/protocols with limited assistance.
  • Ensures Radiation Safety requirements are met through verbal screenings by the CT staff, prior to persons entering the room. Protects patients from ionizing radiation by following ALARA
  • Properly administers contrast agents, utilizes sterile or aseptic technique where applicable.
  • Reviews medications and allergies. 
  • Effectively starts IVs.
  • Assists the radiologist with any procedure requested. 
  • Performs quality control checks for all exams scanned to ensure all images are on Radiant Epic/PACS system.
  • Completes the diagnostic examination and all image post processing.
  • Relays all equipment malfunctions to the Engineering team supervisor with appropriate information readily available.
  • Help nurse call patients back when needed. 
  • Keeps inventory/order supplies. 
  • Keeps up with stock and linens.  
  • Uploads outside images (CD's).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited radiography program.
  • Three years of relevant experience.
  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Computed Tomography(CT) or registry eligible and Licensure by the Texas Medical Board (TMB).

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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