CT Technologist - UNCMC
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Conducts procedures and tests using Computerized Tomography (CT)
equipment to acquire and analyze patient diagnostic data.Hours:
-Monday - Thursday 9:00pm-7:30am (Hours and days are subject to
change based on departmental needs)This position qualifies for a
$15,000 commitment incentive with a three (3) year commitment and
relocation assistance (relocation amounts based on location
1. Patient Identification- Uses professional manners and methods,
verifies patient identification, obtains patient history, assists
patients and family members that require extra attention, insures
patient understanding whenever possible, and insures patient
safety. Verifies patient identification, asks and documents
pregnancy status on patients of child bearing age.
2. CT Scans- Obtains images per protocols, manipulates images
according to protocols, performs multi-planar and 3D reconstruction
of image data, demonstrates a thorough knowledge of CT algorithms,
and selects appropriate window and level setting according to
3. Contrast- Administers oral contrast to adult and pediatric
patients according to protocols, establishes intravenous lines,
administers IV contrast following safe and proper injection
procedures, follows correct procedure to determine contrast
eligibility, checks appropriate lab values before contrast
injection per protocol.
4. Image Transfer- Maintains thorough understanding of PACS, and
transmits images to QC, UNCH's EMR, EPIC and PACS, verifies and
segments images at the QC station, accesses IMPAX service tools to
verify images transmission, completes, modifies and/or cancels
orders in an appropriate and timely manner, cancels duplicate
orders to avoid duplicate billing. Insures that all charge
information is accurate. Verifies patient identification in
accordance with UNC policy, insures that all appropriate
demographic information is accurate and on the PACS images.
5. Other Duties- Performs task in a timely manner, runs the
schedule creating a consistent workflow, volunteers to work on
challenging tasks, difficult procedures and new research, produces
quality diagnostic images, reviews patient's chart and reports for
correlation, maintains a clean and orderly work environment,
creates and keeps documentation of incidents as improvement
opportunities for employees and the department. Precept new
employees and students.
Other InformationOther information:
--- Completion of an accredited educational program in Radiological
Science or completion within 3 months at time of application.
--- Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiological
Sciences or registry eligible. For registry eligible candidates:
must provide a copy of diploma from accredited program.
--- Requires advanced certification in CT within one year of
--- Successful candidates must become registered within one year of
employment and must maintain their registry status and continuing
education requirements annually.
--- All imaging specialists are required to maintain current
competency in HCP BLS.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- Prior education, training and experience that provides the
ability to perform the assigned tasks.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Computerized Tomography -Work Type: Full
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
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