Performs computed tomographic procedures as requested by physicians. Provides care for patients while obtaining diagnostic quality images for interpretation by a Radiologist.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: ARRT certification in CT required and New MexicoState licenses required. New hires will be required to have ARRT certification in CT. SVRMC employees cross training into CT will be required to pass the ARRT certification in CT within 12 months from the start date of training. The employee training will be responsible for all training costs incurred in order to obtain the ARRT certification. This includes courses, prep material and taking the exam. SVRMC will provide on the job training only.
SKILLS: Thorough knowledge of associated radiographic equipment, cross sectional anatomy and physiology, radiographic positioning, medical terminology and basic computer skills.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum one-year radiographic experience required and 1 year CT experience preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager / PACS Administrator
- Bloodborne pathogen C
Exposure to various body fluids and ionizing radiation.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lifts, positions, pushes and or transfers patients and equipment in excess of 50 pounds.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.