Lead CT Technologist / QA
Job ID: R0029286 | Radiology | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Serves as a unit lead technologist for a designated shift or geographical service locale. Responsible for performing routine to complex CT procedures for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols under the direction/supervision of a radiologist in an educational hospital-based CT department where a wide variety of exams are regularly performed.
  • Serves as a unit lead technologist designated shift or geographical service locale by assisting other CT Techs, ensuring quality and handling difficult situations as they arise.
  • Phantom QA scans are run and recorded in logbook.
  • Performs quality assurance checks on equipment and procedure areas.
  • Ensures proper safety standards are met.
  • Operates required equipment necessary to produce scans using established guidelines and CT protocols. Properly identifies and explains procedure to patient.
  • Starts IV access according to standard procedure and injects contrast media under the direction of a physician.
  • Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established CT protocols to achieve the highest-quality image.
  • Instructs students and residents and performs preceptor duties as needed.
  • Assists in maintaining supply inventory.
  • Participates in ongoing service and process-improvement efforts.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

 

Position Compensation Range: $28.96 - $46.34 Hourly


 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited program in radiography required or equivalent. Associate's degree preferred. Completion of a certified CT training program.
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Licensure: Registered Radiologic Technologist through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT R.T.) required. ARRT (CT) certification required. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 50-100 lbs. May be exposed to cold, dust, noise, radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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