VCU Health System
Posted Under: Richmond, Virginia jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 23218
Posted On: 2020-07-01 00:00:00
VCU Health System's Department of Radiology is seeking a Full Time RAD Tech CT Technologist to become a part of our Radiology Team located at The Main Hospital.ResponsibilitiesThe practice of computed tomography (CT) is performed by radiologic technologists responsible for the administration of ionizing radiation for diagnostic, therapeutic, or research purposes. A CT technologist performs CT procedures utilizing CT scanners and power injectors producing cross sectional and 3D images at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner. CT technologists may also assist with interventional and therapeutic procedures and perform complex imaging reformatting.CT integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information. A CT technologist recognizes patient conditions, assesses and monitors patient vital signs, and takes appropriate actions in emergency situations essential for successful completion of a procedure and to maintain quality patient care.CT Technologists must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, computer technology, basic patient care and assessment techniques, radiation physics, radiation biology, radiation protection, and medical terminology. CT technologists must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique. They must possess, utilize, and maintain knowledge of radiation protection and safety and current complex scanning protocols.Qualifications RequiredGraduation from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology that is recognized by the ARRT or by the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB)Registry by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT-R) or by the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB)New graduates must obtain ARRT-R registry or NMTCB prior to first day of employmentCurrent Certification by ARRT-CT or NMTCBNew Hires: ARRT-CT within 24 months of employmentCurrent Employees: ARRT- CT required within 12 months of Crosswalk into Level 1Team member must meet eligibility requirements and progress to Imaging Technologist Advancement Program Clinical Ladder Level 2 within 24 months of hireBasic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers)PreferredOne (1) year of previous CT work experiencePrevious work experience in an academic medical center environmentBachelor's Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited programARRT - CTSign on bonus available with a minimum of 1 year experience.*Selected candidates will be placed into appropriate clinical ladder level for this position based on individual experience and qualifications*Contact: Deseria CreightonBarneyEmail: email@example.comPhone: 8046284748Address: 701 E Franklin St. 11th Fl, Richmond, VA 23219 EOE/M/F/Vet/DisabledQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.