Under the direction of the Medical Director performs all duties associated with acquisition, processing, submission for interpretation and archiving CT images; responsible for the care of the patient while in the CT area. Responsible administratively to the Practice Administrator.
Reviews imaging requests for appropriateness based on clinical information provided. All questionable orders are reviewed with the radiologist and at the radiologist discretion the referring physician.
Positions patient and selects appropriate options to demonstrate cross-sectional anatomy of interest based on accepted CT principles and the referring physician’s request.
Judges diagnostic quality of finished medical images prior to submission to radiologist for interpretation.
Offers detailed explanation of diagnostic procedures to patients and answers questions as appropriate.
Supervises and directs other non-technical personnel that may be assigned to the area for which they are responsible.
Identifies and corrects problems as appropriate with all critical occurrences reported to the next level of authority.
Operates and maintains equipment on a daily basis maintaining logbooks with equipment performance data: schedules PM, performs QA, maintains records required for and participates in inspections.
High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology; NYS License, ARRT/CT certified