Jun 25, 2020
VCU Health System
Richmond, VA, USA
System's Department of
Radiology is seeking a PRN RAD Tech CT Technologist to become a part of our Radiology
Team located at The Main Hospital.
The 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.
from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology that is recognized by
the ARRT or by the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB)
by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT-R) or by the Nuclear
Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB)
graduates must obtain ARRT-R registry or NMTCB prior to first day of employment
Certification by ARRT-CT or NMTCB
Hires: ARRT-CT within 24 months of employment
Employees: ARRT- CT required within 12 months of Crosswalk into Level 1
member must meet eligibility requirements and progress to Imaging Technologist
Advancement Program Clinical Ladder Level 2 within 24 months of hire
Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers)
year of previous CT work experience
work experience in an academic medical center environment
Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited
bonus available with a minimum of 1 year experience.
will be placed into appropriate clinical ladder level for this position based
on individual experience and qualifications*