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CT Technologist

  • Atrium Health
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 5x8 hrs, Nights
$30-46/hour
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CT Technologist

  • Atrium Health
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 5x8 hrs
$30-46/hour
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CT Technologist

  • Atrium Health
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 5x8 hrs, Days
$30-46/hour
Posted 3 days ago
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CT Technologist
Center for Diagnostic Imaging
Charlotte, NC
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$46+/hour
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PET/CT Technologist


Full benefits package available!! RAYUS Radiology, formerly Center for Diagnostic Imaging and Insight Imaging, is looking for a PET/CT Technologist to join our team. We are challenging the status quo by shining light on radiology and making it a critical first step in diagnosis and proper treatment. Come join us and shine brighter together! As a Positron Emission Tomography--Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Technologist, you will operate your assigned scanner(s) to produce images of the patient's body for diagnostic purposes. Taking a patient centered approach, you will provide PET/CT services within professional standards and with excellent customer service. Each patient comes to our centers looking for answers. You will guide patients through this sometimes difficult process by kindly talking them through the steps and answering their questions and concerns regarding exam procedures and process. This is a part-time position (between 30-39 hours a week), Monday - Saturday. This position is located on a mobile unit in Charlotte, NC and surrounding areas. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (90%) Patient PET/CT Imaging * Screens patient before exam for any precautions or contradictions pertaining to examination, using two patient identifiers to ensure correct patient and procedure * Explains and prepares patients for PET/CT imaging procedures that will be performed, explaining the procedure, positioning patients so that the parts of the body can be appropriately * Performs routine and advanced PET/CT imaging procedures on designated portions of the body for use by physicians in the diagnosing and treating of patient illness and/or injury with minimal amount of supervision or repeats scanned, while providing patient support by talking to patients throughout procedure * Adjusts PET/CT scan parameters correctly and as needed, utilizing dose reduction techniques as appropriate * Maintains positive attitude and working relationships with radiologist, referring customers and other associates and peers * Follows physicians' orders precisely and conforms to safety regulations to protect yourself, your patients, and coworkers * Accurately maintains patient records within Radiology Information System (RIS) * Maintains an orderly and clean work area promoting good safety habits for patients and co-workers * Maintains ACR toolkit and accreditation requirements * Maintains equipment in good working order; cleans and disinfects equipment after each use * Ensures compliance with all HIPAA guidelines * Assesses, prepares, records and administers radio pharmaceuticals according to Nuclear Regulatory Commission and/or State regulations and departmental policies * Administers fluorodioxyglucose (FDG) via intravenous methods to patients * Demonstrates knowledge of safety-related work behaviors to ensure safe job performance and the maintenance of a safe work environment as an integral part of the quality of patient care services * Reports contamination to Radiation Safety Officer (5%) PET/CT Department Support * Assists with maintaining an updated imaging protocol manual and software upgrades * Monitors medical supply inventory and requests supplies as necessary * Assists with training of new associates, providing resource and technical expertise, as applicable * Performs and records daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly quality control procedures on PET/CT equipment to ensure compliance with ACR and AOA guidelines * Performs daily and weekly departmental surveys to ensure compliance of radiation standards of the department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission and/or State Regulations (5%) Completes other tasks as assigned Required: * NMTCB or ARRT registered technologist in Nuclear Medicine, current and in good standing * Graduate of the American Medical Association (AMA) approved school of radiography * Licensed Radiological Technologist in the appropriate state, if applicable * Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification * Must have training and experience sufficient to competently perform PET/CT procedures independently * Certification in imaging specialty Preferred: * Bilingual * ARRT certification in CT * NMTCB PET Specialty certification RAYUS is committed to delivering clinical excellence in communities across the U.S., driven by our passion for and superior service to referring providers and patients. RAYUS Radiology is built on our brilliant medicine, brilliant team, brilliant technology and services - all to provide the highest level of patient care possible. We bring brilliance to health and wellness. Join our team and shine the light on Radiology Services! RAYUS Radiology is an EO Employer/Vets/Disabled.

Pay

Average North Carolina Staff Position Pay

$40.41/hour

The average salary for a CT Technologist is 1% lower than the US average of $41.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.